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Summer Intern - Bruce, MS
Weyerhaeuser Company | Bruce, Mississippi
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Job Description

Are you looking for real-world experience that aligns with your future career goals and current course of study? Will be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior or in a Graduate program during the Fall 2020 semester? Weyerhaeuser Company is looking for a Summer Intern to work at the Bruce, MS lumber manufacturing facility. As a paid Summer Intern, you will have the opportunity to work with talented people in a high-tech manufacturing environment to solve problems and improve processes. Weyerhaeuser Interns perform real work that makes a difference in our business. We offer mentoring, training, development & growth opportunities. Internships are 2-3 months, depending on your schedule and the company needs. You will work independently and in a team setting in a technologically advanced lumber manufacturing facility.

Key Functions:

Intern roles and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Resolving a manufacturing issue by leading a mill trial (coordination, data analysis, communicating the results, and report writing)

* Participation in a capital or maintenance project team

* Maintaining level of preservation of mill infrastructure

* Assisting mill process owners in optimizing process economics and process controls

* Working with team managers to improve operational performance

* Other duties/projects as assigned

Key Expectations:

* Dependability - punctual and prepared to work

* Professional communication and behaviors
* Commitment to learning and understanding critical safety behavior requirements
* Minimum Sophomore standing enrolled in an accredited college or university completing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree at the start of the internship May 2020

* Must commit to a 2-3 month internship

* Safety conscious

* Technical writing capability

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment

* Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills

* High level of initiative and motivation

* Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

* Strong work ethic and personal integrity

* Positive attitude

* Effective speaking and listening skills

* Proficient in MS Office

* Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

* Eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

* Resume detailing education and work history (required)

* Current transcript (upon request)

* Preference given to students with a cumulative overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

* Willingness to work in challenging environments (outdoor temperature)

* Willingness to perform the essential job functions as required

* May be required to work weekend

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.