Harvest and Transportation Manager – Lancaster, NH

Harvest and Transportation Manager
Lancaster, NH

Weyerhaeuser has a unique opportunity for a candidate with strong leadership and technical capabilities. The Harvest & Transportation Manager is a supervisory role with a focus on planning, harvest, transportation, and contract administration on approximately 100,000 acres of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Western Maine Timberland. As the Harvest & Transportation Manager, you will also lead safety and business improvements for all operations on this land base. You will work in close coordination with multiple internal and external stakeholders to achieve safety, environmental, silviculture, quality, and production goals.

This position is a part of the New England Region in the Northern Timberlands business and will have up to 3 direct reports. This is a salaried, exempt position located in the Lancaster, NH office and reports to the Area Manager.

Key Functions
Role model our Vision of delivering superior safety and environmental performance
Establish strong working partnerships with all internal and external stakeholders including regulatory agencies, easement holders, industry counterparts, direct reports, loggers, and hauling contractors
Provide organizational leadership through goal setting, mentoring, and performance management
Provide an avenue for direct reports and other team members to grow and develop
Identify and execute key opportunities for improvement that will drive the future success of the Lancaster Team
Negotiate business transactions and build long-term relationships with quality logging and hauling contractors
Establish area planning, harvesting and transportation strategies
Lead and monitor contractor productivity, health tracking and relationships
Build and forecast harvesting & transportation financial budgets (annually, quarterly, monthly)
Maintain and mentor Day-Rate Model tools and features with the Lancaster Team
Use and encourage innovation to address system challenges to optimize contractor productivity and internal workflow efficiency
Fulfill customer commitments and develop strong working relationships with key strategic customers

Nestled in the heart of New Hampshire’s stunning landscape, Lancaster offers a charming blend of small-town tranquility and vibrant community spirit. With its picturesque Main Street adorned by historic architecture and local shops, residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Outdoor enthusiasts revel in year-round recreational opportunities, from hiking and skiing to fishing in pristine lakes. The town’s close-knit atmosphere fosters a strong sense of belonging, making it an ideal place to call home and work. Lancaster provides not just a beautiful setting, but also a supportive and welcoming environment for career growth and fulfillment.

Bachelors degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field and a minimum 5 years’ related job experience OR equivalent in education/experience
Operational experience in project management and contract administration on a large scale
Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
Proactive safety leader with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
Proven track record of collaborative decision making and relationship building
Budgeting and planning skills
Ability to effectively work and communicate across organizational and functional boundaries
Demonstrated achievement in leading diverse groups of people
Understanding of and commitment to meeting customer delivery expectations
Commitment to working in and amongst teams to drive excellence
Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments

Compensation: This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $94,977 – $142,465 based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash bonus targeting 10% of base pay. Potential plan funding may range from zero to two times that target.

Benefits: When you join our team, you and your dependents will be offered coverage under our comprehensive employee benefits plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We offer a pre-tax Health Savings Account option which includes a company contribution. Other benefit options are also available such as voluntary Long-Term Care and Employee Assistance Programs. We also support personal volunteerism, sponsor a host of diversity networks, promote mentoring, and provide training and development opportunities to help you chart your path to a fulfilling career.

Retirement: Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, which includes a paid company match in addition to our annual contribution equal to 5% of your base salary.

Paid Time Off or Vacation: We provide eligible employees who are scheduled to work 25 hours or more per week with 3-weeks of paid vacation to use during your first year of employment. In addition, after being employed for six months, eligible employees begin to accrue vacation for future use. We also recognize eleven paid holidays per year, providing a total of 88 holiday hours

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 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.

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.

Additional Information: http://weyer.jobs/20954

Contact Name: Katie Edwards
Contact Email: katie.edwards@wy.com
Contact Phone: 2065394644

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