Plymouth, North Carolina

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Production Supervisor to support our lumber mill in Plymouth, NC. The Production Supervisor will provide leadership excellence to a shift of hourly associates in achieving safety, quality and production goals. As Production Supervisor, you are responsible for safely planning, coordinating and maintaining operational schedules, and supporting maintenance to ensure continuous process improvement.

The Plymouth, NC operation is a large, random length sawmill primarily producing lumber up to 20 feet in length with some specialty related capacity. Our facility is a high-tech manufacturing operation with recent capital upgrades, resulting in top performance. We are committed to providing developmental opportunities for associates who perform and have an engaged interest in career advancement, both within the Plymouth operation and throughout the company.

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren't just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Weyerhaeuser is also a leader in the world's structural frame market with innovative products, systems, and services for use in a variety of residential, commercial and industrial applications worldwide. We're looking for people who can contribute, grow, think and create! We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards innovation. Our associates are the real reason we've been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world.

Key Functions
  • Role model our safety standards and on-the-job behavior by living our core principles of integrity, fairness, creating a positive work environment, and ensuring open communication among associates
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Weyerhaeuser, federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Develop and lead team meetings and training, identify safety, quality and production issues, coordinate activities with the maintenance team, and take measures to proactively address all concerns
  • Lead the team by proactively resolving employee issues, building team work, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a supervisory or key leadership role
  • Work related experience in leading and ensuring compliance with safety initiatives
  • 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 problem solving, planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office and other windows based programs
  • Willing and able to work all shifts, including weekends
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Working knowledge of business and financial concepts
  • Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals
  • A resume must be attached to your application to be considered

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher)
  • Work experience in production environment
  • Hands-on experience working with optimizing systems
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Planning Software, such as Maximo or SAP

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.

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.

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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