Procurement Forester (Technologists & Technicians)

Full Time

  Georgia-Pacific

  Cedar Springs, Georgia, United States

Georgia-Pacific'sWood and Fiber Supply (W&FS) organization ensures that the company's mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips to sustain its tissue, packaging, paper and building products manufacturing operations. W&FS operates in some 15 U.S. states, and sources its wood from private lands owned by industrial, institutional or individual landowners.

 

We are seeking a Procurement Forester to support the Cedar Springs Pulp & Paper mill.  The position will be based in the Southwest Georgia area where the mill is located. This position will be responsible for working with timber harvesters and forest landowners to acquire logs for the Cedar Springs mill. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Implementing sourcing and pricing strategies pertaining to the procurement of wood and fiber for a manufacturing facility

  • Evaluating wood purchasing opportunities using analytical and innovative problem-solving skills

  • Working to build strong business relationships within operating areas

  • Assisting to drive process improvements and presenting innovative solutions to recurring issues

  • Ensuring all transactions are properly documented and distributed

  • Working in conjunction with W&FS team to monitor and manage all levels of raw material acquisition to include: Administrative, Capital Employed, Transportation, inventories and Wood Cost

  • Ensuring compliance with all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures

  • Actively representing Wood & Fiber Supply and the facility operations on local and regional sourcing initiatives 

Required Education: 

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Forestry, Procurement, or Supply Chain 

Required Experience: 

Wood procurement experience (preferred) 

Skills: 

Working knowledge and experience with MS Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook


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