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Project Engineer

Company: Weyerhaeuser
Location: Holden
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Project Engineer to be a part of our Lumber Southern Engineering Team. The Project Engineer is instrumental in advising area leaders in technology enhancements needed to improve operating performance and supporting process reliability improvement and strategies. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Southern Lumber Engineering Leader. This role can be located at any of our Gulf South mills, which include Millport, AL; Bruce, MS; McComb, MS; Philadelphia, MS; or Holden, LA. Your Impact - As a Project Engineer, you will work closely with mill leadership teams, technical team members, and external contractors and vendors to safely and efficiently implement capital and pool projects within budgetary guidelines. Additionally, you will lead and facilitate the capital execution process for the area while organizing and documenting all required records, serving as a central process gatekeeper. You will be working in a true team environment with a constant slate of projects being implemented at multiple locations. To thrive in this role, you will possess excellent organizational skills to manage daily priorities, and exceptional leadership skills for successful capital and pool project installations. Our Investment in You Annual base salary for this position starts at $100,000 or more, based on the extent of aligned experience Annual bonuses via participation in our Annual Incentive Plan Paid vacation, paid parental leave, health benefits, 401K matching and retirement plan contributions In this role, your essential functions will be to: Manage the region's capital improvement plan and drive deadlines Work with mill teams to develop scope, estimates, and justification for projects Manage projects and/or lead other internal or external resources to complete the projects Ensure safe implementation of projects Develop project schedules and project execution plans to ensure projects are on time and meet cost and performance objectives Evaluate effectiveness of each capital project and use evaluations to improve the capital process Support mills with troubleshooting safety and reliability issues Help apply engineering principles to mill repair and optimization activities Serve as a resource to identify and implement Operations Excellence initiatives Participate in implementation of manufacturing solutions Facilitate Root Cause Failure Analysis where appropriate Qualifications At least 5 years of experience with capital project management in a manufacturing organization (wood products is strongly preferred, with lumber being ideal) Bachelors degree (or higher) in Engineering, with progressive industrial, mechanical, civil, electrical engineering experience Experience with manufacturing methods and continuous improvement processes Excellent problem solving and analytical skills Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills Thorough understanding of statistical theory and application Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, MS schedule, and AutoCAD Demonstrated personal commitment to safety Knowledge of safe work practices in an industrial environment, industrial equipment theory and operation, project management, scheduling, and purchasing, contractor management Knowledge of and experience leading process reliability practices Our Investment in You Annual base salary for this position starts at $100,000 or more, based on the extent of aligned experience Annual bonuses via participation in our Annual Incentive Plan Paid vacation, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, 401K matching and retirement plan contributions 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. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Weyerhaeuser, Baton Rouge , Project Engineer, Engineering , Holden, Louisiana

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