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2 days ago

Land Asset Manager – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Escanaba, MI

Plum Creek is one of the largest private landowners in the United States, with 6.8 million acres from coast to coast. We are a publicly traded… Plum Creek Timber


3 days ago

Boiler Engineer Lead-Class I – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Kalispell, MT

Plum Creek is the one of the largest private landowners in the United States with 6.8 million acres of timberlands from coast-to-coast. Our company… Plum Creek Timber


2 days ago

Boiler Engineer-3 or better – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Kalispell, MT

Plum Creek is one of the largest private landowners in the United States with 6.8 million acres of timberlands coast-to-coast. Our company produces… Plum Creek Timber


14 hrs ago

Manager of Risk & Insurance (Risk Manager) – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Columbia Falls, MT

Plum Creek is one of the largest private landowners in the United States, with 6.8 million acres and 47 offices in 19 states coast-to-coast. We are a… Plum Creek Timber


14 hrs ago

Resource Forester – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Charleston, SC

Plum Creek is one of the largest private landowners in the United States with 6.8 million acres and over 40 offices from coast-to-coast. We are a… Plum Creek Timber


14 hrs ago

Energy & Natural Resources Intern – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Atlanta, GA

We currently have a unique internship opportunity for students with interest and enthusiasm to work with our Energy & Natural Resources team (ENR… Plum Creek Timber


14 hrs ago

Lumber Product Line Accountant – easy apply

Plum Creek Timber Columbia Falls, MT

Plum Creek is one of the largest private landowners in the United States, with 6.8 million acres from coast to coast. We are a publicly traded… Plum Creek Timber


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    In today's economy, a good employer, yet middle management is territorial and most upper management is earnings focused.

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    I have been working at Plum Creek Timber full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Plum Creek strives to provide a good wage, fair work-life balance, competitive benefits and encouraging environment to its employees. There is a lot of talent within the company and a strong sense of team. Employees have a strong work ethic and you'll find a good number of "career" Plum Creek people. Those who work in the trenches seem most relational and connected to customers or day to day operations. Slackers don't last at Plum Creek. Hard work and value embodies its employees and motto. The land and forestry ethics and practices are exceptional - they strive to surpass legal and morale standards.

    Cons

    Mid-tier management can be territorial. By this I mean, some take their mid-management position as license to a "good ole boys club" and create a sense of separation-ism. Those with differing viewpoints or creative ideas can, at times, be prevented from advancement or fair compensation. Yes, this exists in most companies. At Plum Creek this appears to be most prevalent in the IT Department - but strides to change are happening. Upper management is strongly focused on performance and company earnings. They attempt to create an "open door" atmosphere with only marginal success. Plum Creek is slightly stuck in previous decades with regards to issues like flex time, telecommuting, virtual presence and dress code (this can vary by department).

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    Trust takes time to build and moments to lose. Mid-management needs a purging based on that one principle.

    Listen to your employees! What's happening in day to day operations and on the floor is often best understood by THOSE DOING IT. Budgets and spreadsheets are important, but without customer satisfaction and employee morale the race is run much slower.

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