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Harvest Manager

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Job Type:
Full Time
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Job Description:

The Harvest Manager is a part of the Mississippi Louisiana Region in Weyerhaeuser’s Southern Timberlands business and reports to the Hattiesburg Wood Flow Manager. The position is officed in Hattiesburg, MS and requires significant driving time to and from logging jobs and field time planning and managing harvesting operations.


Key Functions: The successful candidate will be a key member of Hattiesburg Team and will be responsible for contract administration and the execution of harvesting/transportation strategy to meet plan volume and market commitments. The role will include field verification of harvest plans, in-woods recon information, harvesting contract negotiation, harvest operation supervision, contractor safety plan compliance, product merchandizing and utilization, timely system updates, monitoring of contract performance, assurance of acceptable thinning quality, ensure environmental compliance, addressing contract noncompliance and performance issues, and the management of logging road maintenance activities. This role is a key contributor and integral to the success of Wood Flow, Marketing, Silviculture, Planning, and Geographic Leaders in meeting their annual plans and goals.



-Bachelors degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field OR equivalent years of experience

-Commitment and ability to role model and promote a safe work environment

-Basic negotiation skills

-Understanding of quality specifications for raw material at all customer markets and how log characteristics affect delivered raw material and standing timber values

-Ability to use cost, volume, quality and other supplier data to evaluate performance

-Knowledge of and ability to recognize conformance to safety, environmental, labor and transportation laws and regulations as they apply to the harvesting function

-Strong oral and written communication skills

-Strong Interpersonal skills

-Willingness to work in a self-motivated, self-directed environment where time management is essential

-Understanding of total system concepts and a demonstrated ability to work across businesses and organizational boundaries

-Ability to use Microsoft Office software such as Word and Excel and various other computer software and applications

-Possession of a valid Driver’s License and ability to safely operate a vehicle

-Ability to safely maneuver in and around active harvesting sites (typically means maneuvering uneven ground and being around heavy equipment that is in operation)


About Timberlands:

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.


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.

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