Our Culture


A key part of operating responsibly is to ensure the health and safety of our employees and our contractors. At J.D. Irving, Limited Woodlands we take personal responsibility for safe condition and safe behavior every day. We have achieved top quartile safety performance for our industry in each of the last 3 years. Our goal is to continue to improve our safety culture and management systems to achieve Zero Safety Incidents ongoing.

J.D. Irving, Limited Woodlands is a leader in continuous improvement approaches and tools, and all employees get involved in driving the business ahead. Through improvement “blitzes” out in our operations, brainstorming the next great projects or bringing forward an idea they identified in the course of their day, Woodlands employees contribute to Driving Improvement, a key J.D. Irving, Limited Value.

We are a collaborative work environment, where teams work together to deliver the business objectives. We also work with our contractor workforce to ensure our harvesting and trucking operations are on track to meet and exceed our cost, quality, safety and production targets.

Our employee engagement is high and our employees are passionate and driven. 

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