Nursery Production Specialist
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: February 29, 2020
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Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: Based on experience
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Forestry, Agriculture Engineering, Soil Science, Agronomy or related field OR an equivalent combination of work experience and education
Proficient with computer programs such as Microsoft Office
Willingness to learn forklift, tractor or other heavy equipment operation skills
Ability to safely lift up to 55 pounds
Engage in strenuous work for extended periods of time often in difficult weather conditions
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
Willing and able 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
Bilingual preferred; at a minimum, the ability to understand and to make oneself understood to all Spanish speaking individuals
High level of flexibility to manage and work with rapidly changing weather, crop and customer demands which may necessitate unexpected work schedule adjustments
The Production Specialist 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 Aiken, SC.
Background: As a Production Specialist, you are 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.
As a Nursery Production Specialist, you 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.)
- Directing and monitoring work of contractors
- Process and cost measurement; and analysis and improvement to deliver customer and shareholder satisfaction
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.
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.
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