Nursery Production Specialist

Magnolia, Arkansas, US
Jun 25, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
General Information:This position is a part of the Southern Regeneration team within Weyerhaeuser's Southern Timberlands Business and reports to the Nursery Supervisor. The role is located in Magnolia, AR.
Background:The Nursery Production Specialist is a member of a core team accountable for the pine seedling production within the Southern Regeneration business. In this role, team members rotate between activity leadership and team production accountabilities.
Key Functions:The selected team member will be accountable for: Leadership of key safety and/or environmental stewardship activities for the facility (i.e., hearing conservation, hazard communication, etc.); activity leadership in a bare-root seedling nursery to achieve plan goals including tactical planning, resource allocation and coordination (people, equipment, etc.); process and cost measurement; and analysis and improvement to deliver customer and shareholder satisfaction.
- AAS degree, BS degree, or MS degree in Forestry, Agriculture Engineering, Soil Science, Agronomy or equivalent combination of related work experience and education
- Proficient with computer programs such as Microsoft Office
- Ability to operate forklift, tractor or other heavy equipment and maintenance
- Physical labor expected. Ability to safely lift up to 55 pounds
- Engage in strenuous work for extended periods of time often in difficult weather conditions
- Direct and monitor work of contractors
- Demonstrated leadership experience, direct or indirect, within a team
- Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
- Strong analytical, problem solving and prioritization skills
- Willingness and ability to work in a diverse team environment
- Valid driver's license
- Willingness to work extended workdays, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needs
- Ability to rapidly adjust to changing priorities
- Excellent customer focus with a strong desire to deliver the best possible product safely and effectively on time to a diverse customer base
- The ability to speak Spanish is preferred
- High level of flexibility to manage and work with rapidly changing weather, crop and customer demands which may necessitate unexpected work schedule adjustments
About Timberlands
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.
For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.
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./
Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction
Title: Nursery Production Specialist
Location: AR-Magnolia
Requisition ID: 01016433