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Weyerhaeuser Company | Heaters, West Virginia
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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? Weyerhaeuser in Heaters, WV is looking for an intern for the summer of 2020 to work with maintenance and/or operational departments in a variety of roles in wood products manufacturing. Pay is competitive and is based on class standing and major.

We are looking for students who are eager, motivated individuals looking for a wide range of experiences in a 2-3-month internship. Successful candidates will have an interest in learning both technical and business aspects of our wood products operations. We look for students who strive to make a difference in the organization and want to be a leader within an organization. With this opportunity, you will have a unique and personal plan developed to expose you to various projects within our wood products operations. These projects will allow you to contribute to our organization while learning as much as possible about our company and how it operates. The knowledge and skills that you learn can be applied to your growth in your career path. And believe us - there is never a shortage of challenges to tackle and no two days will look the same! Your work may include learning product flow, quality impacts to the mill and customers, interactions and teaming required to manufacture products, safety culture, operational and financial metrics, major challenges and key opportunities facing our mill operations.

* Minimum Sophomore standing enrolled in an accredited college or university completing a Bachelor's degree (or higher)

* Must commit to a 2-3-month internship

* 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

* Passion for safety

* 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)

* Willingness to work in challenging environments (outdoor temperature)

* Willingness to perform the essential job functions as required

* May be required to work weekends

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.