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Production Coordinator South Carolina 5/10/2017 +
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Organization:Interfor

Location:Georgetown, South Carolina

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Production Coordinator, Georgetown, SC

 

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 Georgetown, SC. The Production Coordinator will be responsible for 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

  • 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.
  • High school diploma is required, post-secondary education is strongly preferred (Wood processing, Operations Management, Engineering).
  • Strong inventory and production management skills.

 

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:7/1/2017

Phone:(604) 451-2821

Email:serena.morphy@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Planer Supervisor Georgia 4/28/2017 +
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Organization:Interfor

Location:Eatonton, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Planer Supervisor, Eatonton , 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 Planer Supervisor for our sawmill in Eatonton, GA. The Planer Supervisor will be Responsible for the safe processing and packaging of dry lumber on site.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction, and engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Manage safety of employees through leading by example, operating to the highest standards and conforming to all regulations.
  • Ensure quality standards and order specifications are met throughout the manufacturing process of the wide range of products.
  • Oversee planer production, manning, and efficiency.
  • Supervise shift production and maintenance activities to ensure compliance with all site protocols (safety, housekeeping, hot work, environmental, etc.).
  • Manage budgeting (cost containment /inventory control /scheduling).
  • Weekend Supervisory presence.
  • Manage and direct month end inventory process.

 

What You Offer

  • 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.
  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Post-secondary education is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in lumber manufacturing or a heavy industrial environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of lumber manufacturing supervisory experience, preferably in a planer role.
  • Lumber grading certification is an asset.

 

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:6/28/2017

Phone:604-451-2821

Email:serena.morphy@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Assistant Research Professor Mississippi 4/24/2017 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill two time limited, 12-month, non-tenure track, full time appointments for individuals with research responsibilities in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. Consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental aspects of 1. Natural Resources: Lumber standards, statistical distribution analyses, evaluation, testing, and sampling (Job#495498) and 2. Material Science: Non-destructive evaluation and testing, (Job#495504).

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, from an accredited institution of higher learning in wood science/forest products/sustainable bioproducts or an allied field.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Incumbent will participate in targeted research program in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to conduct independent and extramurally funded research in 1. lumber standards, statistical distribution analyses, evaluation and testing, 2. non-destructive evaluation and testing, sampling, interpretation, softwood and hardwood lumber valuation and improvement, and/or solid and composite products characterization and development. The candidate may also be expected to contribute to departmental research, teaching, and service program. Incumbent will work closely with the forest products industries, associations, organizations, other universities, and federal laboratories in the region, and the nation to assist in researching and developing basic and applied technology. Incumbent will be expected to build a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program. Active and collegial collaborations within the department, college, and university as well as with external stakeholders such as industry, other universities, government and nongovernmental organizations, etc. are expected. Leading and participating in plant visits, short courses and workshops may be required. Written reporting, web-based communication, and domestic travel will be required.

Desired qualifications: 1. trading, import/export, statistical design and analyses, testing and evaluation, and 2. Non-destructive testing and evaluation, in addition to, industrial/commercial experience in production, manufacturing, standards, grant writing, manuscript writing and publication, national or international professional experience.

Knowledge, skills & abilities: Incumbent should be adept with current forms of computer applications such as MS Office, Bluehill testing software, various statistical software packages, and others related to research, creation, and dissemination of scholarly outputs. Incumbent must be highly self-directed and willing to arrange, travel, and meet with other professionals in the U.S. at federal laboratory facilities, other universities, trade associations, or other.

Physical requirements will be consistent with those associated with the incumbent's research program. It is anticipated that this may include lumber handling, testing machine fixturing setup, material procurement, wood working machine oversight and operations, office work, and domestic travel. May require lifting up to approximately 40 pounds on an intermittent basis.

Continued appointment based on performance and availability of funding

Instructions for applying: All applicants must apply on line at http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ , attach required documents (in one pdf file): a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Research Plan, transcripts of all degrees, and two letters of professional recommendation (option: the letters of recommendation may be sent directly to: k.davidson@msstate.edu ). Screening of applications will begin June 1, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled. Skype/video conference Interviews may be requested.


Apply By:6/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Biological Science Technician Wisconsin 4/13/2017 +
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Organization:Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Location:Washburn, Wisconsin

Job Description:

This position will be located on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with a duty station of Washburn, Wisconsin.  This position offers a challenging career opportunity for an individual seeking experience on a busy and complex National Forest that is rich in natural and cultural resources. The incumbent will be responsible for representing botanical and ecological resources while providing technical and field support to the District Ecology, Botany, and Wildlife Programs.

 

Please note that this outreach notice has also been posted to the outreach database.  You can access the database through your HR Dashboard homepage: usdafs.connecthr.com.  Outreach information for this position is also available on line at: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach or by following this link directly to the listing: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/?id=4EE20DD8FE204FDE8C08EF7D15718420.

 

The vacancy announcement for this position is expected to be posted to www.usajobs.gov around the week of April 17, 2017.

 


Apply By:5/31/2017

Phone:715-762-5169

Email:lrparker@fs.fed.us


Posted By: Linda Parker

Full-time Whitetail Ranch Hand New York 3/1/2017 +
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Organization:Whitetail Ranch

Location:Hudson Valley, New York

Job Description:

We are a 1400 acre whitetail ranch located in the Hudson Valley, NY.

To assist with the daily running of the property we are looking to employ a full-time ranch hand. Must be a self-starter and willing to learn all aspects of ranch management and maintenance. This position is suited to an individual that has initiative and can work as part of a small team and unsupervised. Must be able to oversee guided hunts, maintain property, and have animal husbandry skills and mechanical ability.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Food plot maintenance and planting
Animal husbandry
Guiding
Camera surveys
Ecology maintenance
Machinery operation and servicing
General grounds and property maintenance

 

Skills:

Must have a good work ethic and friendly personality
Current driver’s license
Mechanical ability
Guiding knowledge and or experience
Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual.

Salary:

Remuneration is based on experienced and includes accommodation and utilities.



Apply By:6/1/2017

Email:swosullivan@gmail.com


Posted By: Dept WFA

Summer Intern Tennessee 3/7/2017 +
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Organization:TDOT

Location:Tennessee, Tennessee

Job Description:

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;"><font size="3">We are looking for an intern for the summer. The position will start in mid May and run until August 4th. It pays $12.50 an hour. Interns will be working with us as we identify streams, wetlands, and other features on future road projects and prepare environmental documents. We have reached out to schools in Tennessee, but so far we only have one person who is not an engineering major and we would prefer to hire someone with more of an ecological interest. Interested students should apply as soon as possible. I have been told they are hoping to send interview invitations by the end of the week. Feel free to pass this along to someone in the wildlife department as well. Here is the link to apply:</font></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman; color: #0000ff;">https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships</span></a></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small;">They should select the Region 4 Project Development/Environmental-Jackson option.</span></span></p>


Apply By:6/7/2017


Posted By: Evelyn