Nursery Production Specialist

Employer
Weyerhaeuser
Location
Magnolia, Arkansas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 25, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2276649018
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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