Operations Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  Roseburg Forest Products

  Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States

Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit www.Roseburg.com.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for execution of all direct log objectives and obligations
  • Work closely with the RTM to develop, design and execute the annual stumpage sales program
  • Provide timely and accurate forecast information and operational recommendations
  • Create, communicate and document log inventory management system (LIMS) report updates
  • Lead role in log allocation (WINFALL) updates and maintenance
  • Prepare and publish log quality reports
  • Lead role in preparing budgets for operations and routine forecasting
  • Responsibility for the management of GIS data related to operations
  • Represent the Company positively in all interactions with agencies and industry cooperators
  • Maintain good relationships with the public and neighbors at all times
  • Model company core values

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors' degree in forestry
  • Five (5) plus years' experience in the forest and/or wood products industry
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • Proficiency in the use of office software: spreadsheets, databases, word processing and presentations
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in and maintain a highly functional team environment; both leading and providing a support role as necessary
  • Ability and willingness to advance to higher levels of responsibility in the organization
  • Thorough knowledge of state regulations governing forest activities and the appropriate use of BMPs
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple priorities and seasonally demanding workloads
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten (10) plus years' experience in the wood products industry
  • Masters' degree in forestry, accounting or business