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Review averages

  • 19 employees say

    Excellent (4)
    Good (6)
    Satisfactory (5)
    Subpar (4)
  • 12 applicants say

    Excellent (5)
    Good (0)
    Satisfactory (3)
    Subpar (4)

Company summary

Weyerhaeuser Company began more than 100 years ago with 900,000 acres of timberland, three employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. Founded in 1900 by Frederick Weyerhaeuser, we’ve grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

We invite you to explore our rich history of expertise, innovation and strong values, which form the foundation of our company for many more decades to come.

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook


No matter where you go in our company, you’ll find our vision poster hanging in offices, hallways, break rooms and conference rooms. But for us, it’s not just a poster on a wall. It’s an equation for success, and we strive to live by it every day.


Working together to be the world’s premier timber, land, and forest products company.


Core Values

  • Safety: It’s first on our list for a reason. We always start with safety, no exceptions.
  • Integrity: We do the right thing, the right way, for the right reasons.
  • Citizenship: The communities where we live and work are important. We help them thrive.
  • Sustainability: Since 1900, we’ve balanced the needs of today with the needs of tomorrow.

Relentless Focus Areas

  • Develop our people: We use a disciplined approach to develop people at all levels of the company to create an effective, diverse and engaged workforce.
  • Deliver the most value from every acre: Whether it's timber, real estate, recreation or conservation, we make the most of all our land assets.
  • Drive operational excellence: We’re focused on delivering quality products that our customers want and are willing to pay for, and doing it at the lowest possible cost.
  • Optimize Capital: We are disciplined about allocating capital to high-return projects that will generate value for our shareholders.

Key Behaviors

  • Act with urgency: Increase the clock speed. Make decisions quickly. Move fast.
  • Be accountable: Do what we say we’re going to do. Do it on time. Do it right.
  • Be courageous: Be willing to take risks. Own up to mistakes and move forward.
  • Keep it simple: Don’t overcomplicate. Eliminate what we don’t need. Streamline.
  • Be innovative: Seek new and better ways to lower cost, add value, and serve our customers.



Earn Money
  • Competitive Base Pay
  • Performance-Based Variable Pay
  • Annual Incentives
  • Company Match for Retirement Plans
Save Money
  • Retirement Plans
  • Healthcare Savings Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Adoption Support
  • Employee Discounts


Get Healthy
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Free Health Assessments and Resources 
  • Free Tobacco Cessation Support 
  • Work Site Health & Wellness Programs
Stay Healthy
  • Comprehensive Medical & Dental Coverage 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Flu Immunization Programs 
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage

Keep Growing
  • Annual Goal-Setting 
  • Training & Education 
  • Opportunities 
  • Development Plans 
  • Mentoring and Leadership Programs 
  • Business Diversity Networks
Take Pride
  • Safety Commitment 
  • Ethical Conduct 
  • Sustainable Practices 
  • Operational Excellence 
  • Community Investment 
  • Proven Longevity
  • Inventive Spirit


For applicants


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Who we are looking for

Preferred majors/degrees


We’re looking for talented people who share our values, are passionate about achieving excellence, and are driven to act with urgency, be accountable, be courageous and keep things simple.

Ranked in the Fortune 500, our company has the business breadth, size, and diversity to offer a range of career opportunities around the world, including roles in these disciplines:

  • Forestry and Forest Management 
  • Science and Engineering 
  • Manufacturing and Operations 
  • Production and Maintenance 
  • Trades and Skilled Crafts 
  • Safety and Quality 
  • Accounting and Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Information Technology 
  • Sales, Marketing and Communications

What we offer

What is special about working for us?



When we get those three areas right, we will be a truly great company.
But what does truly great mean? It breaks down like this:

1. Great Place to Work

A strong foundation of values that guides what we do. A place where people have opportunities to develop and grow throughout their careers.  The knowledge that we’re making a meaningful contribution every day. The great feeling of being part of a winning team.

2. Great Financial Results

Relentless focus on flawless execution every day. A total shareholder return that beats our competitors, despite market conditions.

3. Great Sustainable Products

Pride in the products we make, which make life better for millions of people, and which come from a sustainable, natural resource that we've managed carefully for more than a century.

4. Great Commitment to Community

A commitment to giving back to our operating communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.


What else should applicants know about us?

Growth and Development

The success of any organization depends on the success of its people. At Weyerhaeuser, we feel so strongly about this, we’ve made “people development” a critical focus area and part of our vision.

We believe in the 70-20-10 approach to professional growth, which acknowledges that most development occurs on the job through direct experience and skill-building. Here are some of the ways we ensure our people have opportunities develop throughout their careers:

  • Development targets included in annual goal-setting process
  • Leadership development programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • Cross-business/functional projects & opportunities
  • Classroom and online training opportunities

For us, achieving excellence in developing our people is part of being a sustainable company.

Reviews for Weyerhaeuser

Reviews - What employees say

3.11 Employees say
2.99 Applicants say
  • 06.Dec 2016
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Quit Laying People Off. Provide more information about upcoming projects
  • 11.Nov 2016
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Healthcare. Better healthcare coverage
  • 19.Oct 2016
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • different projects. workload balance

Review averages

  • 19 employees say

    Excellent (4)
    Good (6)
    Satisfactory (5)
    Subpar (4)
  • 12 applicants say

    Excellent (5)
    Good (0)
    Satisfactory (3)
    Subpar (4)

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