Procurement Forester (Forester)

Full Time


  Monticello, Mississippi, United States

Procurement Forester - Monticello, Mississippi 
Job Description: 
We are seeking a Procurement Forester for the Monticello, MS facility. The Wood and Fiber Supply (W&FS) organization is key to ensuring that Georgia Pacific's 80+ mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips. The Monticello team helps source wood for Monticello Pulp and Paper, Bay Springs CNS, Taylorsville Plywood, and Port Hudson Pulp and Paper from a mixture of private and public lands. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 
  • Working with suppliers daily, evaluating tracts and negotiating prices to ensure mills receive the highest quality product at the best price
  • Communicating regularly with group managers at various locations to stay up to date on issues and concerns that they might have regarding inventory levels, quality, & price
  • Managing wood shipments and receipts at designated satellite wood yards in your area
  • Participating in the development, ongoing review, and execution of mill sourcing strategies based on cost, mill specifications and quality
  • Developing a culture where safe work practices, safe work conditions and environmental compliance are core values, striving for compliance excellence
  • Innovating and strive to create long term added value for Georgia-Pacific
  • Meeting strategic wood inventory targets
  • Providing accurate wood cost forecasts and volumes as needed by mill customers
  • Participating in long term strategic planning 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Environmental Studies, Business, or other science related field
  • Experience dealing with forestry related guidelines, policies and government laws and regulations
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Wood and fiber procurement experience 
  • Experience with timber negotiations
  • Experience with ArcMap and GIS (Geographic Information System)
Additional Info:
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
  • Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
  • This employer uses E-Verify.