Procurement Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  Mansfield, Arkansas, United States

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

The successful candidate must be competent and qualified to conduct timber cruising, timber appraisals, SFI auditing and be able to ensure compliance with all appropriate best management practices. The candidate we are seeking should have well-honed procurement skills and must be willing to take on higher level responsibilities or a position of leadership if called upon. 

Requirements:

  • A  4-year degree in Forestry preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of procurement experience
  • Good leadership and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must be competent and qualified to conduct timber cruising, timber appraisals, SFI auditing and be able to ensure compliance with all appropriate best management practices
  • Have well-honed procurement skills
  • Willing to take a higher level of responsibility or a position of leadership when called upon

Other:

  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays

Education

Required

Bachelor or better in Forestry or related field.

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