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Procurement Forester

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Procurement Forester   

JOB TITLE:

Procurement Forester

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Arkadelphia Arkansas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

GPAC has partnered with an industry leading Manufacturing company in search of a Procurement Forester! To be considered for this position or others please send your resume directly to nick.
patrick@gogpac.
com

Description

The Procurement Forester must be willing and able to build the relationships with landowners, loggers, and timber dealers necessary to procure a consistent supply of high-quality logs for the mill.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a quick learner, and be eager to take on higher-level responsibilities or a position of leadership.


What you will do:
  • Purchase pine stumpage from private landowners
  • Timber cruising on private and US Forest Service land
  • Oversee timber harvesting operations
  • Purchase delivered wood from delivered supplier force
  • Grow the supplier force to meet the future consumption needs of the mill
  • Field visits to correct/educate loggers on mills needs and specifications for logs
  • Scale house trained.
    just in case needed for backup
  • Coordinate with Procurement Manager to ensure wood flow and log size is being met
  • Communicate with sister mills to help meet enterprise needs
  • Work with mill management with continual improvement projects
Requirements you will need:
  • Safety focused experience
  • Good leadership, coordination, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to work with a team, including mill-related teams
  • Self-motivated and efficient in the planning and execution of responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be competent or have the ability to learn to conduct timber cruising, market log pricing, timber appraisals, SFI auditing and be able to ensure compliance with all appropriate best management practices
  • Have well-honed procurement skills with the ability to develop strong relationships with suppliers and to identify/develop new sourcing opportunities
What will make you stand out:
  • A 4-year degree in Forestry, Logistics, or Supply Chain Logistics
  • A minimum of 3 years of procurement experience
  • Knowledge of local area and contractors
  • Basic knowledge of lumber mill operations
Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays
GPAC has partnered with an industry leading Manufacturing company in search of a Procurement Forester! To be considered for this position or others please send your resume directly to nick.
patrick@gogpac.
com

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Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

85000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707368101-0607a0fdcc4f08041f8decac0ae8df71

LOCATION:

Arkansas United States

CITY:

Arkadelphia

Job Origin:

jpick2

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GPAC has partnered with an industry leading Manufacturing company in search of a Procurement Forester! To be considered for this position or others please send your resume directly to nick.patrick@gogpac.com

Description

The Procurement Forester must be willing and able to build the relationships with landowners, loggers, and timber dealers necessary to procure a consistent supply of high-quality logs for the mill. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a quick learner, and be eager to take on higher-level responsibilities or a position of leadership.

What you will do:
  • Purchase pine stumpage from private landowners
  • Timber cruising on private and US Forest Service land
  • Oversee timber harvesting operations
  • Purchase delivered wood from delivered supplier force
  • Grow the supplier force to meet the future consumption needs of the mill
  • Field visits to correct/educate loggers on mills needs and specifications for logs
  • Scale house trained.just in case needed for backup
  • Coordinate with Procurement Manager to ensure wood flow and log size is being met
  • Communicate with sister mills to help meet enterprise needs
  • Work with mill management with continual improvement projects
Requirements you will need:
  • Safety focused experience
  • Good leadership, coordination, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to work with a team, including mill-related teams
  • Self-motivated and efficient in the planning and execution of responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be competent or have the ability to learn to conduct timber cruising, market log pricing, timber appraisals, SFI auditing and be able to ensure compliance with all appropriate best management practices
  • Have well-honed procurement skills with the ability to develop strong relationships with suppliers and to identify/develop new sourcing opportunities
What will make you stand out:
  • A 4-year degree in Forestry, Logistics, or Supply Chain Logistics
  • A minimum of 3 years of procurement experience
  • Knowledge of local area and contractors
  • Basic knowledge of lumber mill operations
Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays
GPAC has partnered with an industry leading Manufacturing company in search of a Procurement Forester! To be considered for this position or others please send your resume directly to nick.patrick@gogpac.com

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