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Senior Procurement Forester

Coos Bay, OR
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?

We are seeking a Senior Procurement Forester for the Coos Bay, Oregon 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. W&FS sources its wood for the Coos Bay sawmill from a mixture of public and private lands.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Procuring in excess of 100 mmbf annually the Coos Bay, the W&FS Procurement Forester position will participate in wood procurement operations in Coos Bay, Oregon for our sawmill Building Products facility. The Senior Procurement Forester position will be responsible for working with mill counterparts to create real long term value. Other responsibilities of the Procurement Forester include:

  • Participate in the development, ongoing review, and execution of mill sourcing strategies based on cost, mill specifications and quality.

  • Develop a culture where safe work practices, safe work conditions and environmental compliance are core values, striving for compliance excellence.

  • Manage all levels of cost which include Wood & Fiber Transportation, Overhead and Administration

  • Meet strategic wood inventory targets.

  • Provide accurate wood cost forecasts and volumes as needed short term by mill counterparts.

  • Participate in long term wood cost forecasts for long term strategic planning.

  • Dealing with Government Representatives and Industry Trade Associations to represent GPs best interests.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • Five (5) years work experience in forestry and/or forest products industry

  • Experience dealing with forestry related guidelines, policies and government law and regulations

  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wood and fiber procurement experience

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern, Angel Soft, Brawny, enMotion, Sparkle, Mardi Gras, and Vanity Fair, as well as the Dixie brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

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. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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