Nursery Manager


Magnolia, AR Southeast


Competitive Salary


Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Nursery Manager to join our Southern Timberlands team in Magnolia, AR. 

The Nursery Manager is a key leadership position that is part of Weyerhaeuser's Southern Regeneration business, and reports to the Director of Silviculture and Southern Regeneration. As the Nursery Manager, you will oversee the nursery’s financial and operational performance, team development and strategy execution. The Southern Regeneration business is a key part of Southern Timberlands and consists of three pine seedling nurseries and six seed orchards. The Southern Regeneration team produces approximately 180 million seedlings per year. The Magnolia Nursery produces approximately 50 million bareroot seedlings per year. This role is currently offering a hiring bonus up to $5,000!

You are: 

  • an influencer, critical thinker, and collaborator to your stakeholders. 
  • You love to develop people while using your business acumen to drive results.
  • Leading people comes naturally to you, and your background in pine crops and operations is a powerful combination. 
  • You understand the importance of maximizing operational excellence, while continuing to maintain our company’s reputation. 

We are:

  • A committed, collaborative and innovative team looking for a leader who champions safety and sustainability while inspiring people to achieve results. 
  • We’ve perfected our seedlings generation by generation which have reforested America and produced profitable sawlogs for generations of forest landowners. 
  • We are dedicated professionals that love what we do, where we work, and the company we work for. 
  • We have a strong foundation of values that guides what we do every day, and we do it the right way so our forests will last forever. 

Key Functions:

  • Lead and influence strategic management activities including environmental, health, and safety programs; 
  • Review planning and implementation of sow, culture, crop management, crop protection, and harvest; 
  • Manage and develop a team of productions specialists and nursery technicians
  • Budgeting, purchasing, site protection; Understand impact of key activities to seed efficiency, including creation of action plan to reduce identified deficiencies
  • Contract administration for key nursery activities (e.g., fumigation, harvest, weed control, etc.)
  • Develop facility and equipment maintenance and capital replacement plan
  • Ensure all required permits and licenses are current to ensure compliance with federal, state, and corporate expectations
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with Nursery Cooperative
  • Interact with customers regarding seedling needs and seedling performance, and assist sales with customer relations.

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. 


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Forestry, Agriculture Engineering, Soil Science or Agronomy with at least 4 years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must live within 1-hour of the Magnolia Nursery; Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Desire to inspire and lead a diverse team of people to achieve and exceed expectations
  • Excellent communication, time management and negotiation skills
  • Solid business/financial understanding including P&L drivers, budgeting, administration, & capital implementation; 
  • Experience with tractor/implement operation.
  • Maintenance acumen desirable
  • Proven experience in situational management, coaching, and team building
  • Background in loblolly pine crop establishment, development, and harvest
  • Understanding of and commitment to meeting customer value delivery expectations
  • Passionate about innovation and continuous improvement.