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Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.

Students are also required to
  • Be juniors or seniors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
  • Apply at least two weeks prior to the pre-registration period of the semester
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Volunteer-baesd Trial Crew Multiple States 6/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Appalachian Trial Conservancy

Job Description:

S.W.E.A.T. (Smokies Wilderness Elite Appalachian Trail) crew is a volunteer gased trail crew perfect for seasoned hikers. Be ready to put in some serious work deep in the backcountry of the Smoky Mountains to help protect and maintain the Appalachian Trail (A.T.).

  • Week long trip with food, tools, & equipment provided at no cost
  • Personally give back to the Appalachian Trail
  • Learn about trail construction and maintenance from A.T. professionals
  • See Great Smoky Mountains National Park like no one else
  • Awesome resume builder
  • Great adventures and long lasting friendships

SPACE IS LIMITED. JOIN TODAY! To view a complete list of available dates or to register: 828.254.3708

crews@appalachiantrail.org

appalachiantrail.org/crews


Apply By:7/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Switchgrass Demonstration Project Data Management Mississippi 6/9/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Multiple wildlife species are hazardous to aircraft in and around airports as planes land and take-off. The switchgrass demonstration project is exploring switchgrass monocultures as alternative land cover for airports to help reduce use of airport air spaces by hazardous wildlife. The project needs some assistance with data management including but not limited to camera trap and bird point and line transect data. Working hours are very flexible and a work computer (laptop) is available if needed. Additional opportunities may be possible for interested applicants such as manuscript development and authorship, grant writing, and field experience. Work from this position may also count towards HWC Internship credit in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University.

Required Education:

Minimum high school education. Preferred includes some wildlife education such as mammalogy.

Required Experience:

Past experience from wildlife research positions is preferred but not required. 

Skills:

The incumbent must have wildlife identification education
and/or experience, especially with North American mammals. Basic computer
experience is also required regarding common programs such as Microsoft Word
and Excel. References from past positions will be contacted, and top applicants
will have demonstrated a hard work ethic and dependability. 

Salary:

$10.10/ hour with flexible hours.


Apply By:6/30/2017

Phone:662-325-5933

Email:ray.iglay@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Box 9690


Mississippi State, MS 39762


Posted By: Raymond Iglay

Hunting & Shooting Sports Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Coordinator - Arkansas Arkansas 6/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Central Arkansas, Arkansas

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:  The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a term limited (3-yr minimum), full-time coordinator position overseeing hunting and shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) programs in the state of Arkansas.  This position is a cooperative effort between the NWTF and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) and will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with various partnership organizations to assess gaps in current hunting and shooting sports R3 programming.   The position will have statewide duties with a preferred living location in central Arkansas.  The coordinator will be responsible for implementing efforts to develop and coordinate clear and measurable pathways for hunting and shooting sports R3 in Arkansas.  Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

Essential Functions:

·      Create a framework for collaboration between stakeholders that provides the foundation for enhanced communication and coordination of hunter recruitment programs based on models of success

·      Work in coordination with existing hunting and shooting sports outreach staff in Arkansas to expand capacity for programs that fill gaps in R3 efforts

·      Work with NWTF outreach coordinators within the 8 AR districts to facilitate collaborative efforts

·      Develop a mentoring coalition focusing stakeholder efforts on common goals

·      Assess the various gaps that exist in recruitment pathways in Arkansas

·      Expand capacity within new and current stakeholders for programs that fill current gaps in recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts 

·      Develop tools to enhance the identification of potential participants for hunting and shooting sports outreach efforts

·      Utilize “R3 Tracker” to assess existing programs

·      Submit press releases through partner media outlets to publicize the partnership and any hunting/shooting programs or events.

·      Develop an R3 steering committee and coordinate bi-annual meetings to report accomplishments and guide position direction

·      Assist in blending of the National Hunting and Shooting Sports R3 plan with state efforts

·      Write an Arkansas step-down plan based on the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports national plan.  The plan will include strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis of current state programs, the development of a strategic plan with goals and objectives, action items, a timeline to implement the plan and metrics to gauge success

·      Assist the NWTF AR State Chapter with the implementation of the R3 strategic plan objectives within the “Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt.” program. Specifically, coordinating and expanding mentored hunts

·      Align new and existing mentoring efforts/outreach programs with models of success

·      Coordinate efforts to evaluate current and new programs

·      Develop mentored hunting clubs (social networks) with key partners including youth and family organizations; coordinate efforts to reengage lapsed hunters

·      Maintain data matrix to monitor hunting demographics in Arkansas for program analysis

·      Work with Hunter Outreach Coordinators to create and implement a template for mentor selection and development in Arkansas

·      Assist with various programs where applicable, including: NWTF and other partner education/outreach programs, expos, mentored hunts, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman/Family, Outdoor Discovery Programs

·      Maintain close working relationship with local and state volunteers and agency staff

 

Qualifications:

·      Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an science-related natural resources field, education, or communications

·      Experience in performing above or similar duties

·      An understanding of Arkansas conservation organizations, hunting, fishing and shooting sports, and local/National hunting and shooting sports partnership efforts

·      Understanding of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

·      Ability to work irregular schedules including some weekends, evenings and overnight stays

·      Excellent communication and organization skills

·      Ability to work with limited supervision, self-motivated and able to motivate others

·      Able to work with diverse audiences

·      Experience preferred in administering and coordinating outdoor education programming, partnership development and support, and volunteer management 

·      Knowledge of current R3 efforts both locally and Nationally

·      Ability to think and act both creatively and strategically to further hunting and shooting sports R3 efforts

·      Experience with strategic planning and leading diverse stakeholder groups in planning efforts

 

Application Deadline:  May 31st, 2017

 

Excellent health and retirement benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

Complete the online job application at http://www.nwtf.org/jobs

 

 

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


Apply By:7/7/2017

Phone:803-637-7314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

http://www.nwtf.org/jobs


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Procurement Forester Texas 6/2/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:WestRock

Location:Evadale, Texas

Job Description:

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Procurement Forester Open Market - Evadale, TX


Highway 105
Evadale, Texas, 77615
United States  

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 36,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 240 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Procurement Forester: Open Market – Evadale, TX

We are looking for a Procurement Forester to join our Evadale, TX, Forest Resources team to assist in aggressively managing fiber purchase requirements, supporting the overall region objectives to maintain the lowest cost, highest quality fiber sourcing in support of mill’s forecasted needs while maintaining the highest compliance with safety and environmental requirements.  This Procurement Forester role will work with external fiber suppliers to secure delivered volumes of pulpwood, chips and fuel to the Evadale mill system to defined annual targets. The position will be relied on principally to identify and develop fiber supply but will also be expected to mentor and develop associates, lead and develop support team initiatives, and provide strong customer service to our mill customer.

The Opportunity:

1.  Lead, promote, enhance, and model WestRock’s safety and environmentally-conscious culture.

2.  Assist the Area Manager in the executing the annual strategic purchase plan to provide the highest value fiber to the digester across the annual cycle by identify and developing fiber sources and ensuring a consistent supply of targeted levels of delivered fiber through external purchases. 

3.  Assist in the development of the tactical plans supporting the annual strategy to deliver on mill requirements.  Lead the ground level execution of the tactical plans.  Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate robust understanding of market data including the preparation of business strategy recommendations by proactively capturing pertinent market data, evaluating relevance to region strategy, identifying cost savings opportunities, and providing feedback and options to the Area Manager for decision making.

4.  Work with other members of the regional team in the execution of the fiber supply plan with precision and a high sense of urgency, remaining flexible to adjust strategy and tactics given changes in market conditions and/or mill operations to sustain the highest value fiber to the digester across the annual cycle.

5.  Effectively evaluate delivered fiber opportunities and successfully negotiate pricing based on true market demands that provide high quality fiber to the digester at lowest possible costs.

6.  Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including peers, the fiber procurement team, management, landowners, and suppliers in verbal and written form related to relevant operations, strategies, and status of execution. 

7.  Assist the Area Manager in the development and reporting of timely and accurate financial information including budgets, forecasts, and projected spending.

8.  Mentor Associate Forester level staff in regional and procurement operations.

9.  Represent WestRock in the community by participation in Associations, workshops, and civic and government affairs.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or related field (or 5 years of equivalent Forestry experience in the defined fields above).

Required Experience:

Must have 3+ years of Forestry experience specifically related to working with external logging / fiber supply operations, purchasing timber from open market sources and managing relationships with multiple external logging/fiber supply operations to maintain targeted and consistent delivered fiber.

Salary:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence


Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities


An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential


A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


Apply By:8/1/2017

Phone:4092893848

Email:andrew.summers@westrock.com


Posted By: Drew Summers

Manager, Timberland Investments Florida 6/1/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Rayonier

Location:Yulee, Florida

Job Description:

The Manager, Timberland Investments, oversees underwriting, due diligence, the approval process and closing items related to large acquisitions and dispositions of timberland. Primary target investment areas are the U.S. South and Pacific Northwest, with periodic evaluation of international opportunities. The Manager, Timberland Investments, will work effectively with forest operations, real estate and support departments to achieve long-term growth objectives. Keys to success will be through a combination of effective written and verbal communication, strong analytical abilities, financial acumen, strategic thinking, adapting to a dynamic timberland investment market and the ability to manage multiple complex transactions.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Forestry. Prefer undergraduate degree in forestry, agriculture, economics, finance, real estate or natural resources related field.
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification is preferred and may qualify as substitute for advanced degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in asset management, finance, economic analysis, real estate transactions or related field. Prefer prior experience in agriculture or timberland asset class. Must have prior experience analyzing investments, preparing high quality presentations and writing investment proposals to facilitate decision making.
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving skills are required. The candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently through self-initiative and collaboration with wider team. Strong communication skills and the ability to present complex proposals is required. Must have knowledge required to analyze investment opportunities, build financial models and draw conclusions from data-driven analysis. Prior knowledge of real estate, agriculture or timberland investments is preferred.

Please apply online at www.rayonier.com/careers.aspx


Apply By:9/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Biologist I Alabama 5/30/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Job Description:

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Wildlife Biologist (Biologist I) position at multiple Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) located within Alabama. This is a wildlife professional tract position responsible for conducting and overseeing WMA operations to benefit wildlife resources and provide public hunting opportunities. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing WMA public hunting and habitat management programs; preparing management plans and reports for state and federal compliance; implementing land management actions; purchasing supplies and equipment; supervising and participating in construction, maintenance, and repair of WMA buildings, equipment, and roads; providing technical assistance to landowners, non-government organizations, and other agencies on wildlife habitat and conservation issues; administering agricultural leases; providing public education and outreach; assisting with data collection for wildlife monitoring/research projects; cooperating with Conservation Enforcement Officers to ensure rules and regulations for protecting resources, visitors, and facilities are being followed; and supervising WMA personnel.

The positions are located at Perdido WMA in Robertsville, Oakmulgee WMA in Moundville, and Lowndes WMA in Lowndesboro, Alabama. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in wildlife management, wildlife biology, biology, wildlife science, wildlife and fisheries, ecology, wildlife ecology, zoology, or wildlife resources. Qualified applicants must also meet the education requirements for certification as an Associate Wildlife Biologist by the Wildlife Society. The Wildlife Society’s requirements for certification as an Associate Wildlife Biologist can be found at http://wildlife.org/.

Qualified applicants must obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the Alabama Department of Public Safety during the probationary period.

To apply, complete an Application for Examination Form available at www.personnel.alabama.gov. Go to the “Applicant Portal” and follow the “Steps for a career” to learn how to apply in person, by mail, fax, or online. Read the “Online Instructions” for step by step details. The Register for Biologist I is Job Class 70721 Option 045. On the physical Application for Examination the “Job Title of Examination” should read Biologist I (70721), Option 045 (Wildlife Option).

To learn more about the position and how to apply please go to: https://www.personnel.alabama.gov/Documents/Announcements/101741_A.pdf Or contact Keith Gauldin at 334-242-3469 or keith.gauldin@dcnr.alabama.gov.


Apply By:6/30/2017

Mailing:

Applications must be received by mail or fax by June 30, 2017 at the address below:
State of Alabama
64 North Union Street
P.O. Box 304100
Montgomery, AL 36130-4100
Or faxed to: 334-242-1110


Posted By: KBrasher

Log Yard Supervisor Georgia 5/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Interfor

Location:Thomaston, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Log Yard Supervisor, Thomaston, GA

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Log Yard Supervisor for our sawmill in Thomaston, GA. The Log Yard Supervisor will be responsible for all aspects of log yard management, from mill entrance gate to the log infeed decks of the Sawmill.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction and engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Lead safety performance by sustaining a rigorous safety culture by operating at the highest standards and complying with all regulations and policies.
  • Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for rolling stock.
  • Responsible for log inventory – log rotation, log sorting, managing the efficient flow of logs necessary to meet sawmill flow demands, etc.
  • Log Quality – Responsible to ensure log quality standards are met, in accordance with quality standards as specified by the Log Procurement Quality team.
  • Communicate with the mill operations, wood procurement, and the mill quality team to ensure correct product mix is being achieved to maximize efficiency.
  • Communicate with Scalers and Log Procurement team on all aspects of log grading, by identifying and documenting log quality issues; out of spec logs, production killers, and providing timely feedback so issues can be addressed quickly.
  • Communicate with maintenance staff in dealing with repairs.
  • Monitoring bucking solutions in the log yard and at the bucking stations to ensure logs are being processed to for the best utilization of the fibre.
  • Work with Log Procurement team on log / load quality issues and log flow.
  • Management of site residuals.
  • Maximize yard production and efficiency.
  • Oversee budgeting (cost containment / crew scheduling).
  • Supervise and coordinate six to eight employees.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including Log Procurement and the mill Quality Control teams.

 

What You Offer

  • Strong commitment to safety with a desire for constant improvement.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Good technical, problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging personalities and situations
  • Positive, proactive, and driven to succeed.
  • Desire and aptitude for learning new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
  • Ability to ensure work is accurate and completed under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter as demonstrated by prior experience.
  • Post-secondary education in Forestry, Business, or an equivalent level of experience in a heavy industrial setting.  
  • Minimum five years of experience in a log yard setting or industrial environment.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Experience supervising and leading operational teams.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 


Apply By:7/7/2017

Phone:604-451-2841

Email:jennifer.irving@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Log Yard Supervisor Georgia 5/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Interfor

Location:Preston, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Log Yard Supervisor, Preston, GA

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Log Yard Supervisor for our sawmill in Preston, GA. The Log Yard Supervisor will be responsible for all aspects of log yard management, from mill entrance gate to the log infeed decks of the Sawmill.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction and engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Lead safety performance by sustaining a rigorous safety culture by operating at the highest standards and complying with all regulations and policies.
  • Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for rolling stock.
  • Responsible for log inventory – log rotation, log sorting, managing the efficient flow of logs necessary to meet sawmill flow demands, etc.
  • Log Quality – Responsible to ensure log quality standards are met, in accordance with quality standards as specified by the Log Procurement Quality team.
  • Communicate with the mill operations, wood procurement, and the mill quality team to ensure correct product mix is being achieved to maximize efficiency.
  • Communicate with Scalers and Log Procurement team on all aspects of log grading, by identifying and documenting log quality issues; out of spec logs, production killers, and providing timely feedback so issues can be addressed quickly.
  • Communicate with maintenance staff in dealing with repairs.
  • Monitoring bucking solutions in the log yard and at the bucking stations to ensure logs are being processed to for the best utilization of the fibre.
  • Work with Log Procurement team on log / load quality issues and log flow.
  • Management of site residuals.
  • Maximize yard production and efficiency.
  • Oversee budgeting (cost containment / crew scheduling).
  • Supervise and coordinate six to eight employees.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including Log Procurement and the mill Quality Control teams.

 

What You Offer

  • Strong commitment to safety with a desire for constant improvement.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Good technical, problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging personalities and situations
  • Positive, proactive, and driven to succeed.
  • Desire and aptitude for learning new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
  • Ability to ensure work is accurate and completed under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter as demonstrated by prior experience.
  • Post-secondary education in Forestry, Business, or an equivalent level of experience in a heavy industrial setting.
  • Minimum five years of experience in a log yard setting or industrial environment.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Experience supervising and leading operational teams.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 


Apply By:7/7/2017

Phone:604-451-2841

Email:jennifer.irving@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Log Yard Supervisor Georgia 5/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Interfor

Location:Perry, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Log Yard Supervisor, Perry, GA

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Log Yard Supervisor for our sawmill in Perry, GA. The Log Yard Supervisor will be responsible for all aspects of log yard management, from mill entrance gate to the log infeed decks of the Sawmill.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction and engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Lead safety performance by sustaining a rigorous safety culture by operating at the highest standards and complying with all regulations and policies.
  • Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for rolling stock.
  • Responsible for log inventory – log rotation, log sorting, managing the efficient flow of logs necessary to meet sawmill flow demands, etc.
  • Log Quality – Responsible to ensure log quality standards are met, in accordance with quality standards as specified by the Log Procurement Quality team.
  • Communicate with the mill operations, wood procurement, and the mill quality team to ensure correct product mix is being achieved to maximize efficiency.
  • Communicate with Scalers and Log Procurement team on all aspects of log grading, by identifying and documenting log quality issues; out of spec logs, production killers, and providing timely feedback so issues can be addressed quickly.
  • Communicate with maintenance staff in dealing with repairs.
  • Monitoring bucking solutions in the log yard and at the bucking stations to ensure logs are being processed to for the best utilization of the fibre.
  • Work with Log Procurement team on log / load quality issues and log flow.
  • Management of site residuals.
  • Maximize yard production and efficiency.
  • Oversee budgeting (cost containment / crew scheduling).
  • Supervise and coordinate six to eight employees.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including Log Procurement and the mill Quality Control teams.

 

What You Offer

  • Strong commitment to safety with a desire for constant improvement
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Detail and results oriented
  • Positive, proactive, and driven to succeed
  • Desire and aptitude for learning new concepts quickly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment
  • Ability to ensure work is accurate and completed under tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Good technical, problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Self-starter as demonstrated by prior experience
  • Ability to manage challenging personalities and situations
  • Post-secondary education in Forestry, Business, or an equivalent level of experience in a heavy industrial setting.  
  • Minimum five years of experience in a log yard setting or industrial environment.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Experience supervising and leading operational teams.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 

 


Apply By:7/7/2017

Phone:604-451-2841

Email:jennifer.irving@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Production Coordinator Georgia 5/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Interfor

Location:Baxley, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Production Coordinator, Baxley, GA

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Production Coordinator for our sawmill in Baxley, GA. The Production Coordinator will provide a competitive advantage by tightening the outbound supply chain, facilitating on time deliveries, and providing forward forecasts to Sales and Logistics.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Coordinate with Sales and Production teams to develop and manage a production schedule for the sawmill, kilns, and planer.
  • Create production forecasts with the goal of selling lumber before it’s made.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between Sales, Logistics and the Mill.
  • Oversee and direct the shipping department towards the goal of meeting on time shipping targets safely.
  • Provide direction and feedback to ensure Operations meets order file commitments and maximizes profit.
  • Act as a liaison between Sales, Logistics, and Operations to meet customer requirements.
  • Coordinate inventory control and determine daily and weekly shipping requirements.
  • Participate in development and communication of product specifications.

 

What You Offer

  • High school diploma is required, post-secondary education is strongly preferred (Wood processing, Operations Management, Engineering).
  • Strong inventory and production management skills.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Computer expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) is required.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 


Apply By:7/7/2017

Phone:604-451-2841

Email:jennifer.irving@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor