Plymouth, North Carolina

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser is seeking a Production Superintendent to support our Plymouth Wood Products facility, in Eastern North Carolina. The position is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the Unit Manager.

The Plymouth operation is a random-length saw mill, producing lumber used in residential construction. Whether you enjoy proximity to college activities/sports, outdoor recreational activities, historic landmarks, arts/entertainment or shopping, the Plymouth area offers excellent options in recreation, relaxation, and entertainment.

As a (Green Side) Production Superintendent, you are a key member of the Plymouth leadership team. You will be responsible for managing processes in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, costs, and continuous improvement in the green lumber manufacturing, from the log deck to the stacker. Additionally, you will lead the team by proactively resolving employee issues in a union environment, building team-work, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

Key Functions
  • Role model safety standards and on-the-job behavior by living Weyerhaeuser core principles of integrity, fairness, creating a positive work environment, and ensuring open communication among associates
  • Actively lead and participate in the plant safety program including implementing, managing and enforcing safety policies, procedures, practices and projects
  • Optimize your functional area including production, scheduling, and asset utilization
  • Control and improve productivity and reduce/manage costs
  • Manage the daily activities of the facility to meet unit goals (metric and financial)
  • Lead the planning of production activities and budgets and coordinate maintenance activities with the maintenance team
  • Ensure the effective management and development of the work force
  • Fully utilize performance management tools for leadership growth and development
  • Participate in the development of capital and project plans and activities as well as annual plan (budget)


  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Forestry, Business, Industrial Engineering, or related field OR equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Demonstrated experience in safely leading manufacturing processes, preventive maintenance and productivity/cost process improvements
  • At least 2 years' experience in lumber or wood products manufacturing preferred
  • At least 5 years' leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills--oral, presentation, written, and listening
  • Ability to effectively work and coordinate activities within all levels of the organization
  • Excellent planning, organizing, prioritizing, time management and delegation skills
  • Experience and proven ability to lead teams and promote a culture of trust and collaboration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills--conflict management, coaching, supportive feedback, and problem solving
  • Strong mechanical and technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated track record of success in a complex and fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Desire to develop towards higher levels of responsibility within Weyerhaeuser

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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