Weyerhaeuser Harvest Manager in Pe Ell, Washington

Our North Washington Region has an opening for a Harvest Manager on the Pe Ell operations team, located in Pe Ell, Washington. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Area Manager with salary level dependent on skills and experience. The role is responsible for company and contract harvesting operations including the management of safety, environmental stewardship, quality, production, and costs.

Key Functions:


Safety:* * Demonstrate, role model, coordinate training on company safety policies and safe work practices. * Apply laws and safety regulations to active operations (company and contractor) and address safety issues appropriately (unsafe acts, PPE, etc.). * Lead safety meetings, perform pre-work safety inspections and needed follow-up. * Actively participate in health and safety programs including near miss reporting. * Conduct and support incident investigations, applying critical thinking to correctly identify root cause and appropriate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence. Environment * Ensure compliance with state and federal statutes, environmental requirements and Weyerhaeuser resource and stewardship goals. * Assess daily fire risk potential, fire equipment use and capabilities and perform fire drills/audits. * Train employees and contractors on the EMS and SFI standards and audit for conformance, correcting as necessary. Quality * Estimate volumes, piece size, and determine feasibility of harvesting specific timber types. * Confirm log quality by accessing log sorts, log value, customer needs, merchandising/value extraction and the scaling process. Production * Develop logging prescriptions with coordination of the engineers. * Achieve high utilization rate for systems and equipment by advanced application of various harvesting systems as applied to topography and timber type. * Evaluate harvest system capabilities and limitations and have advanced knowledge of skyline mechanics and payload limits. * Manage felled and bucked inventory, monitor and direct daily cutting activities. * Develop logging price and production plans by unit, daily and long-term tracking and evaluation of harvesting performance. Cost * Perform cost analysis on individual machines, classifications and systems. * Prioritize budgeted expenditures, key role in equipment selection/liquidation, coordination of necessary maintenance scheduling and accountability for operator involvement with the preventative maintenance program. * Responsible for developing annual budgets and delivering results against budget. Employee Relation * Apply leadership skills in managing company crews on a daily basis – evaluating and holding accountable individuals and crews based on job performance expectations. * Adhere to labor relations principles, working with employees and union leadership to pro-actively resolve issues and grievances related to collective bargaining agreements * Coordination with all other forest management operations is paramount (i.e. road construction, forestry, engineering).

Qualifications/Requirements: * B.S. or B.A. in relevant field and/or 9 years’ experience in the logging industry. * Minimum 3 years leadership experience in the logging industry. * Must be a highly motivated, self-directed team player. * Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills needed to effectively function as part of a team. * Strong analytical skills with experience in use of personal computers and related software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Geographical Information Systems). * Current driver’s license is required, as work involves driving company vehicles. * Majority of the time is spent in the field on steep or broken ground covered with slash and brush. * Field work accomplished under variety of weather conditions, which along with operational timing may require occasional weekend work. * Pass a pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen. 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.

/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./ / / /*M/

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Harvest Manager

Location: WA-Pe Ell

Requisition ID: 01012409