WOOD FIBRE PROCUREMENT MANAGER – Position Filled

WOOD FIBRE PROCUREMENT MANAGER – Position Filled

WOOD FIBRE PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Permanent Full Time

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Mill Manager, be responsible for supervision and implementation of the Company’s wood fibre procurement program.

Position Details:

  • Be and remain current about market conditions, pricing, availability and quality of wood fibre
  • Develop and cultivate working relationships with wood fibre suppliers; act as primary interface with contractors and wood fibre suppliers
  • Negotiate and purchase quality wood fibre volumes through private land owners and Crown SFL parties and their affiliates to meet the Company’s business plan needs
  • Responsible for managing the process of wood fibre delivery to the mill as well as the sale and delivery of residual products to third party customers
  • Collaborate with on-site receiving and scaling staff to ensure that grade and quality requirements are met
  • Manage and document all procurement operational activities and ensure adherence with quality, timeline and budget targets, including harvest, haul and road construction contracts
  • Support the development of annual budgets.

In order to be considered for this position, your cover letter AND resume should tell us about how you meet the following job requirements:

  • Registered Professional Forester or Professional Forest Technologist or combination of education and equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in timber cruising, road construction, log scaling and overall operational forestry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario ‘s Crown Forest management practices
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong verbal, written, computer (Microsoft Office Suite), GPS/GIS technology
  • Proven leadership skills; experience developing stakeholder relationships; superior negotiation skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a vehicle.

Forward your cover letter AND resume to the attention of Gary Medwid, President by email to humanresources@internationalwoodindustries.ca

Why work for us?

You enjoy working AND playing hard. You are excited about the opportunity to work in a new, state of the art mill facility environment. Located less than 4 hours from both Toronto and Ottawa, 30 minutes from North Bay, the area is home to a year-round playground – from horseback riding, skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling to hiking, fishing, sailing and camping. The region is home to all the economic, education, health, technological, recreational and cultural amenities of a modern rural community.

We offer:

-an opportunity to experience the rewards associated with operationalizing a new state of the art wood processing facility

-an industry-leading wage program

-a commitment to the highest safety standards

-a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization.