Career Opportunities


Burney Division
Burney, CA
Close:  03/29/2017
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Sierra Pacific is looking for a capable Superintendent for our Burney, CA, production facility. We are looking for a capable individual to function as a collaborative team member within our high performing atmosphere. The person will need to live in the Burney, CA area.

Main Responsibilities:
• Directly report to the Plant Manager, and assume Manager functions when the Manager is not available.
• Supervise production activities to achieve goals in the areas of safety, environmental, quality, value, and productivity.
• Actively manage and reduce downtime through quick analysis of options and orchestrating solutions.
• Prioritize maintenance and production activities, requiring analytical skills, discretion, and judgment.
• Continually assess performance, productivity, and skills of the plant. Recommend and initiate solutions.
• Assure QMS process consistency and standardization across shifts and departments.
• Lead through example and promote safety performance.
• Take appropriate action in response to emergencies.
• Recognize, understand, and administer Company policies.
• Participate in planning activities, such as, maintenance, cutting schedules, overtime, and other business activities.
• Supervise production Supervisors, to assure their shifts operate in compliance with Company safety, quality, and production standards.
• Direct Quality Control Supervisor to assure that finished product meets specifications, and taking immediate corrective action when necessary.
• Train Supervisors in areas of crew management, quality, production, and safety.
• Assure that training is scheduled and appropriately received by the crew.
• Participate with interviews and selection of new hires.
• Review and monitor discipline of crew to ensure fairness and consistency.
• Recommend or initiate commendation, correction, disciplinary and discharge actions.
• Evaluate crew and make recommendations for advancement and awarding of job openings.

• At least 2 years production supervisory experience.
• At least 5 years' experience working in lumber, millwork, or windows manufacturing.
• Understand machinery operations, with experience addressing both preventative and corrective maintenance.
• Demonstrated skill in leadership, communication, motivation, and people management.
• Proven commitment to safety and Company policy.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances.
• Solid working knowledge of Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC based production reporting system applications.

If you are qualified, please send a cover letter and resume (specifying the open position) by March 29, 2017 to:
Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049

Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively utilizes nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.