Forestry Resource Manager (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Louisiana Pacific (

  Clarke County, Alabama, United States

LP Building Products is a Fortune 1000 leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products located in the heart of downtown Nashville.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Here's the Gameplan…

You’ll be asked to own all wood procurement activities to ensure long term supply to our manufacturing facility which meet company objectives for profitability. Also, be ready to provide advice and training to less experienced forestry resource personnel.

We’d Love to Hear from You If…

… you have a passion for the world of forestry and its importance to the Building Solutions industry

… your character is that of someone with high integrity and courage

… you enjoy partnering with local/regional partners and internal stakeholders to identify positive business relationships.

… you’re energized by the art of negotiation in effort to deliver value to your team

Blueprint for Success – In this role you’ll need to…

  • Budget and forecast costs and volumes of raw materials
  • Hire, train, and manage performance of staff
  • Negotiate and supervise various contracts including logging, road construction, and transportation
  • Appraise and negotiate or bid private and government timber sale purchases
  • Monitor and report accomplishments and compare to budgets/goals
  • Ensure delivery of raw materials to mills meeting quality, quantity, and cost objectives
  • Provide timely information and participation in Mill Business Team decisions
  • Provide leadership to less experienced Resource Managers
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations

 Tools Needed for Performance

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of company products
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • In-depth knowledge of general forestry principles and skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Knowledge of contracts and environmental regulations
  • Basic computer skills
  • Driver’s license required

 Education, Experience & Environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or equivalent experience  
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • 7 years forestry experience
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
  • Outdoor environment subject to elements of nature
  • Frequent travel required



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