Weyerhaeuser Plant Manager- Zwolle and Natchitoches, LA ( wood products manufacturing) in Natchitoches, Louisiana

Weyerhaeuser’s Engineered Lumber business has openings for plant leaders located in Natchitoches and Zwolle, LA. Openings are due to promotion and retirement.

Natchitoches, LA Weyerhaeuser's Engineered Lumber Business (ELP) Natchitoches, Louisiana Plant, has an opening for a Plant Manager. The ELP Natchitoches facility is located in Louisiana, it is part of Weyerhaeuser’s Engineered Lumber Products. We safely produce TrusJoist and Headers to supply to our primary customers. At full capacity (24/7), the plant employs approximately 200 associates. This opening is due to a promotion of the Plant Manager. We are seeking a leader with the qualifications, energy, and passion to implement our vision, strategies, and build a team of future leaders. This position reports to the Mid-South Region Manufacturing VP. This position is open due to a promotion

Natchitoches (Nack-a-tish) is located in Central Louisiana on Interstate 49 with cities of Shreveport to the north and Alexandria to the south, located approximately one hour away. Natchitoches, an original French Colony in Louisiana was established in 1714. It has retained its European flavor through its architecture, heritage and lifestyle. Natchitoches is home to the beautiful campus of Northwestern State University. S everal lakes known for their recreational benefits, Cane River Lake, Sibley Lake, Black Lake and Toledo Bend Reservoir, are all located close to Natchitoches. This area is truly a cultural and sportsman’s paradise.

Zwolle, LA Weyerhaeuser's Engineered Lumber Business (ELP) Zwolle, Louisiana Veneer Plant, has an opening for a Plant Manager. The ELP Zwolle Veneer facility is located in Louisiana, it is part of Weyerhaeuser’s Engineered Lumber Products. We safely produce veneer and our primary customers are integrated Weyerhaeuser facilities. At full capacity (24/7), the plant employs approximately 250 associates. This opening is due to a future retirement

The Zwolle mill is located in Louisiana close to several lakes which are known for their recreational benefits, Toledo Bend Reservoir, Sibley Lake, and Cane River Lake are all located close to Zwolle. This area is truly a sportsman’s paradise. Candidates will have the ability to reside in several towns located near the plant.

Key Functions : Engages associates in safely manufacturing engineered lumber products that meets l customer needs and driving improvement in key business metrics. Ensures an injury free and inclusive culture is created by committed leaders and involved associates, backed by strong safety systems. Coaches and leads in the overall manufacturing process. People Development, Reliability, financial, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities are the ultimate responsibility of the Mill Manager. The Mill Manager ensures that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or wood science

  • Minimum 5 years of industrial wood products/building materials management experience is a must!

  • Proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality, and production initiatives

  • Ability to develop and engage a high performing workforce

  • Ability to build leadership talent to support retention & continuous employee development

  • Proven record of effectively engage employees in behavior based safety techniques

  • Knowledge and experience in the use of statistical process control techniques

  • Flexible work hours are required to meet the needs of a 24/7 manufacturing environment

  • Experience in cost management

  • Demonstrated ability to develop financial and operating plans and implement course of action

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    The following requirements are preferred:

  • Knowledge and experience improving mfg. reliability

  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles.

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Experience leading change management

    About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

    • We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

    About Wood Products: We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

    • For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products. *

/ / / Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. /

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Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Plant Manager- Zwolle and Natchitoches, LA ( wood products manufacturing)

Location: LA-Natchitoches

Requisition ID: 01012286

Other Locations: USA-LA-Zwolle