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Current Employee - Co-Op Project Manager in Port WenTownshiporth, GA
Current Employee - Co-Op Project Manager in Port WenTownshiporth, GA

I have been working at Weyerhaeuser

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Gave me a fantastic experience to learn and grow as and engineering student. I would say that they are very understanding of how college affects work and the other way round

Cons

The lack of ability to move around with in the company as a co-op, I am unsure if this is true for all co-ops though

Advice to Management

Make the co-op experience more well rounded by moving the students from mill to mil instead of keeping them stationary.

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  1. Provided a decent range of opportunities and experiences

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Weyerhaeuser

    Pros

    Large company with very deep roots in the integrated wood products industry. They are process driven and provide for good understanding in their development. Safety is of HUGE importance at Weyerhaeuser. You can count on a safe working environment.

    Cons

    Leadership structure is very hierarchical - a bit old school. If you are a person who is looking to work for a value added company, this really isn't the place as they are highly commodity oriented.
    Safety culture nearly consumes the purpose for the existence of the company - to make money.

    Advice to Management

    Safety is important and needed but needs to be more balanced with creating greater customer value. Often, meetings are spent on safety issues rather than how the company can create a better customer experience.


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    A once great company destroyed by poor leadership.

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    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in Federal Way, WA
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in Federal Way, WA

    I worked at Weyerhaeuser

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great and loyal co-workers.
    South Puget Sound commute.

    Cons

    Technology is treated as a necessary evil. Thus they have no clear direction for those that work in IT. Applications, infrastructure and vendors are swapped out on a monthly basis.
    No IT Leadership. The current business that makes the money claims the direction conch. The CIO position has been diluted to figurehead by committee position at the director level.
    Keep the Lights On: This company used to be known for its innovation. Technology was what set it apart from the competition. The survival mentality has brought up a generation of leadership that will not invest in people or technology. They count on the last remaining remnants of their glory days: The loyalty of their employees.
    Arrogance: They offer an IT salary and compensation that is equal to other Timber companies and yet they are only 20 miles away from the top IT companies in the world.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in IT. This does not mean getting an iPad for everyone on the 5th floor. Hire an outside CIO that has technology as a background. Consolidate infrastructure and applications from multiple versions of the same product to one. Compensate your IT employees on the local market value. Correct your manager to employee ratio.


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