Plymouth, North Carolina

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser is currently searching for an Electrical Supervisor to lead our industrial electrical team at our lumber facility in Plymouth, NC.

As Electrical Supervisor, you will plan and lead a team of electricians and PLC technicians in the areas of safety, quality and maintenance for all equipment and facilities in order to meet department and unit goals. You will facilitate team meetings & trainings; identify safety, environmental, quality & production issues; collaborate with the production team to maximize productivity and minimize cost and reduce waste; develop the skill set of associates; and proactively address team issues or concerns.

Additionally, you will lead your team by proactively resolving employee issues, building teamwork, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner. As such, you are expected to have a proven track record of demonstrating safety excellence, driving positive change, improving maintenance systems, and effectively leading employees.

Key Functions
  • Lead a team of electricians and PLC programmers to meet department and unit goals in equipment and building safety, quality and maintenance
  • Improve preventive and predictive maintenance methods and systems to reduce unscheduled downtime
  • Utilize reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure production volume, quality and overall uptime goals are met
  • Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery, and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial environments
  • Oversee, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment such as industrial controls, circuit boards and switches; and reprogram PLC controls
  • Parts procurement, planning and daily/weekly scheduling of work for the electrical team
  • Plan, develop, manage and provide effective leadership for the maintenance team through:
  • Ensuring the safety of all associates by identifying safety issues and taking measures to proactively address concerns
  • Driving an electrical safety culture based on NFPA 70E compliance
  • Actively leading and developing the electrical maintenance team to ensure effective communication across & between shifts and with the production teams
  • Effectively implement training resources to build team capacity by enhancing and building the team's technical skills
  • Use computer-based programs to prioritize maintenance requests, manage maintenance inventory, and plan and schedule the weekly work for the electrical department
  • Research and Procure necessary parts for repairs/upgrades


  • High School Diploma/GED (or higher)
  • At least 3 years of electrical and controls experience in an industrial manufacturing environment, with an understanding of industrial electrical components
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot AC or DC power inverters/frequency drives
  • Proven expertise in preventative and predictive maintenance systems and methods
  • Ability to read and understand electrical power and control system schematics
  • Ability to identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence
  • Track record of consistently demonstrating leadership skills and influencing safety, environment, quality, productivity and people development
  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, other Windows-based programs, internet, and computer-based maintenance programs (SAP, Maximo, etc.)
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekends, when necessary and accept calls during non-business hours, as needed
  • Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals
  • Industrial control system design, programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical diagrams and drawings

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in related field such as Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field
  • At least 3 years' experience managing a team in an industrial environment
  • PLC Expert
  • Familiarity with electrical power distribution systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical and fluid power systems
  • USNR scanner knowledge

About Wood Products

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we've been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

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. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Plymouth, North Carolina

For more than a century, we’ve been growing and harvesting trees to make products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our forests provide habitat, carbon storage and recreational access. Our wood products are used to build homes where people raise their families. Our land provides for responsible development, conservation and renewable energy. What we make every day helps make life better for people all over the world.

We’re proud of that — and if you join our team you can be proud of it too. 


We’re experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees to meet important human needs, without harming the environment or exhausting the supply. This a team of world-class professionals who understand how to make the most out of our renewable resource — for our investors, customers and communities.


Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets, our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the industry.


We're one of the largest private landholders in the United States. As stewards of these assets, we maximize the value of every acre — from responsible development and building materials to conservation agreements and mitigation banking. We also provide solutions to the world's energy issues with our commitment to clean, renewable options that meet environmental standards and coexist with sustainable forestry.


Our skilled support teams form strategic partnerships with our businesses to help them excel in a swiftly changing world. From information technology and finance to human resources, law and marketing, we’re looking for motivated professionals who offer proactive solutions to help make our businesses as successful as possible.

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