Harvest Manager


Crossett, AR


56,547 - 84,820 Salary

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Harvest Manager to support our North Louisiana Arkansas Region within the Southern Timberlands division. This position reports directly to the Crossett Wood Flow Manager and is based out of our Crossett, AR Timberlands office. The Harvest Manager position entails travel to and from logging sites, along with extensive fieldwork dedicated to planning and overseeing harvesting operations.

Key Functions

As a Harvest Manager, you will play a pivotal role within the Crossett Team, tasked with contract administration and the implementation of harvesting and transportation strategies to align with planned volumes and market commitments. Your responsibilities encompass a spectrum of duties including on-site verification of harvest plans, negotiation of harvesting contracts, supervision of harvest operations, ensuring contractor safety compliance, merchandizing and optimizing product utilization, maintaining timely system updates, monitoring contract performance, ensuring quality in thinning operations, enforcing environmental compliance, addressing contract noncompliance and performance issues, and managing logging road maintenance activities. This role serves as a cornerstone in facilitating the success of Wood Flow, Marketing, Silviculture, Planning, and Geographic Leaders in achieving their annual plans and objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field, OR equivalent combination of education/experience; a Bachelors degree (or higher) with at least 2 years of related experience is preferred
  • Commitment to and the ability to exemplify and promote a safe work environment
  • Fundamental negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in determining and applying conversion factors between alternate scales and weights
  • Understanding of quality specifications for raw materials across customer markets and how log characteristics impact delivered raw material and standing timber values
  • Ability to leverage cost, volume, quality, and other supplier data for performance evaluation
  • Knowledge of safety, environmental, labor, and transportation laws and regulations pertaining to harvesting operations
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Thrives in a self-motivated, self-directed work environment where effective time management is crucial
  • Familiarity with total system concepts and demonstrated competence in collaborating across business and organizational boundaries
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software such as Word and Excel, along with various other computer software and applications
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and adeptness in safely operating a vehicle
  • Ability to safely navigate active harvesting sites, which typically involves maneuvering on uneven terrain and being in close proximity to heavy operational equipment.

What We Offer

Compensation: This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $56,547 - $84,820 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 5% 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.