Operations Team Leader [7753]
Weyerhaeuser - Edson, AB

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One of Weyerhaeuser’s most successful OSB operations, located in Edson, AB is looking for a Team Leader. The Team Leader plans and leads the daily activities of a production team in the areas of safety, quality and production in order to meet the departmental and unit goals. This position reports to the Production Department Manager.

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources are not the trees and timberlands we oversee; our employees are the real reason we have been in business for over 100 years. Their skills and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world. Discover your career path at Weyerhaeuser.

Key Functions:

  • The Team Leader will plan, develop, manage and provide effective leadership for the Production Team through:
  • Ensuring the safety of all associates by identifying safety issues and taking measures to proactively address concerns.
  • Actively supervise and develop the team to ensure effective communication across & between shifts and with the production and maintenance teams.
  • Efficient use of employee motivation and processes to ensure uptime, production volume and quality goals are met
  • Effective use of training resources to maximize team skills.
  • Use computer-based programs to support the units goals.

The Team Leader will also be responsible for leading team meetings & trainings, identifying safety, environmental, quality & production issues, coordinate activities with all production teams to maximize productivity and minimize cost, reduce waste and taking measures to proactively address all concerns. Additionally, the Team Leader leads the team by proactively resolving employee issues, builds team work, and ensures adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

The following qualifications are required:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory role in an industrial environment
  • Work related experience in leading and ensuring compliance with safety initiatives
  • Knowledgeable in the areas OSB/Wood Products Manufacturing
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to raise performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates through coaching, development and instilling a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Must have track record of consistently demonstrating leadership skills as well as positive influence and accomplishments in proactively influencing safety, environmental, quality, productivity and people development
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, other windows based programs and internet skills

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Working knowledge of business and financial concepts
  • Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals

Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.

To apply directly to this position, please visit www.wy.com/careers and search for job number 7753 or follow this link: http://bit.ly/7753OTL

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For more than a century, Weyerhaeuser has grown and harvested trees to make innovative products that meet important human needs. We’re...