Procurement Forester

International Paper
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Experienced Professional


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JOB DESCRIPTION: Employee is responsible for the purchase and delivery of a minimum of 250M tons of fiber in support of the Riverdale and Prattville Mills, within the boundaries of annual budgets and inventory targets. Coordinates gate wood deliveries of 8 – 10 assigned wood suppliers. The employee negotiates with wood suppliers and purchases pulpwood on behalf of International Paper. The successful candidate will monitor supplier performance versus targets, forecasts cost and production and implements corrective action as needed to ensure targets are achieved. The employee ensures compliance with company policies and procedures including contract administration, financial, safety, timber security and environmental policy. The employee will supervise all operations, including direct reports, of the Riverdale Wet Storage. Position will be located in the Selma office but will cover a 6 – 8 county area in the southwest quadrant of the Riverdale drain. The target area is centered near the Selma, AL area.
QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Forestry, Business, or equivalent. Has a minimum of five years forestry or related experience. Fiber supply/procurement experience preferred. Employee must have demonstrated leadership skills and proficiency in analytical and communication skills. COMPETENCIES: Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving, Customer Focus, Action Oriented, Functional/Technical Skills, Business Acumen, Timely Decision Making, Integrity and Trust, Drive for Results EDUCATION: BS Forestry or Business EXPERIENCE: 5 Years Minimum forestry related experience
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Go to and search using the keyword "forestry"
10/17/2012 (All day)
Last updated October 04, 2012