Electrical Supervisor-01015494 - Weyerhaeuser Company

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Weyerhaeuser Company is searching for an Electrical Supervisor for the Zwolle Engineered Lumber Products (ELP) facility located in Zwolle, Louisiana, the gateway to beautiful Toledo Bend Lake.  Zwolle is located on the Louisiana/Texas border in west central Louisiana.

This position plans and leads the daily activities of a small team of electricians in the areas of safety, quality and maintenance for all equipment and buildings in order to meet the departmental and unit goals. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.

The individual will be responsible “in assisting” team meetings & trainings, identifying safety, environmental, quality & production issues, coordinating activities with production team to maximize productivity and minimize cost, reducing waste and taking measures to proactively address all concerns. Additionally, the individual leads the team by proactively resolving employee issues, builds teamwork, and ensures adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

Key Functions:

Primary responsibility of leading a team of electricians to meet departmental and unit goals in equipment and building safety, quality and maintenance. Also, will implement preventive and predictive maintenance methods and systems to reduce unscheduled downtime and utilize reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure production volume, quality and overall uptime goals are met.

The supervisor will 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

Actively supervising and developing the electrical maintenance team to ensure effective communication across & between shifts and with the production teams

Utilizing preventive maintenance systems to reduce unscheduled downtime

Efficient use of reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure uptime, production volume and quality goals are met

Effective use of training resources to maximize team technical skills

Use computer-based programs to support effective prioritization of maintenance requests, manage maintenance inventory, and delegate maintenance resources


Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering/Process discipline- Electrical engineering preferred

Minimum 1-3 years experience in a supervisory role in an industrial environment or successful internships during college

Ability to lead a team to a high level of safety performance

Work related experience in leading and ensuring compliance with safety initiatives

Desire and ability to manage people and projects

Knowledgeable in the areas of electrical, mechanical and PLC programming

Interest in preventative and predictive maintenance systems

Ability to read and understand electrical, loop, drives system schematics

Ability to identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence

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 planning and organizational skills

Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills

Ability to work in a collaborative and team-based environment

Must have track record of consistently demonstrating leadership skills as well as positive influence and accomplishments in proactively influencing safety, environmental, quality, productivity and people development

Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, other windows based programs and internet skills

Must be able to accept and respond to after hour's calls

Must be willing to work a weekend adjusted schedule

Excellent communications (verbal and written) to include technical writing and presentations

Working knowledge of business and financial concepts

Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals

The following qualifications are preferred:

PLC knowledge

Working knowledge of business and financial concepts

Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals

Maintenance experience with a focus on predictive and preventative systems

Electric / electronic / mechanical troubleshooting experience

Familiarity with electrical systems such as medium and high-voltage power distribution

SAP workflow execution experience

Manufacturing plant experience

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.  We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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