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Senior Area Forester- SE Alabama Alabama 4/30/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:
The position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of annual harvest plans and for managing the execution of harvest, silviculture and inventory activities. Evaluates and manages harvest plan to balance short and long term impacts to financial goals, future harvest levels, harvest capacity and customer commitments. Responsible for managing contractors that will perform the majority of the harvesting, silviculture, inventory and property management activities. Responsibilities include contract preparation, administration and performance monitoring to ensure contract compliance.  The position requires a complete working knowledge of SFI certification requirements, state Best Management Practices (BMPs) and local ordinances regarding commercial timber harvest and transportation. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  • Assure a safe workplace. Take personal initiative and responsibility to ensure ongoing safe behaviors through implementation and active participation in the company safety program. 
  • Provide the design and updates necessary to continually maintain an accurate and current harvest plan. Provide accurate planning information to other departments regarding weekly and monthly wood flows, log sales and revenue projections.  
  • Manage contract logging and road building/maintenance program. Provide indirect oversight of contracted work.  Perform timely field checks to ensure contract and harvest plan compliance.
  • Responsible for property maintenance including property line surveying and marking, maintenance of gates and monitoring encroachment within the region.
  • Monitor hunting club field activities to ensure compliance with the terms of the recreation lease agreement.
  • Apply consistent and accurate application and communication of policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with SFI policies and procedures, state Best Management Practices and local ordinances regarding timber harvesting and hauling
  • Utilize communication and negotiation skills when interaction with members of the community is required.
  • Manage and support development of direct reports in order to maximize value in hiring, retention, and succession and goal attainment.
  • Manage the layout of harvest settings and haul roads to ensure productivity with the least environmental impact, maintaining compliance with all state and federal regulations. 
  • Manage harvest operations. Minimize moves, maximize capacity efficiency, and provide accurate production information and log sales forecasts. Manage sequence changes to assure customer volume and log quality commitments are met.
  • Budget for and manage site preparation, planting and other silviculture activities, utilizing the appropriate financial analysis and logistics applications.
  • Assist in the margin analysis of harvest and silviculture activities.
  • Perform productive performance management reviews (written and verbal), according to program.
  • Represent the Company at public meetings and community events, as required.

Required Education:

Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience. If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered.

Required Experience:

Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience. If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered.

  • Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Proven supervisory and leadership to effectively lead a staff or crew with a focus on safety and goal achievement.

  • Exhibit strong leadership skills. Work with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others. 

  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the Company including regulatory agencies.

  • Effective and productive communications skills; approachable and open to discussion, being persuasive in discussions regarding conflicts over resource use, as well as have highly developed written communication skills.

  • Manage multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritize workload in order of importance. Reliably follow through with job assignments.

  • Learn, apply and retain new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibit a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. View obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.


Desired:


  • Willingness to invest time when projects demand more time commitment to accomplish important and/or timely goals.

  • The ability to work unsupervised.

  • Five years demonstrated management of company employees.

  • Familiarity with GIS.

  • Willingness to participate in continuing education programs and training related to the forestry profession.

Skills:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:


  • This position is located in Southeast Alabama.

  • Field work in addition to a normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.

  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.

  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.

  • Occasional travel to various locations requiring a vehicle and ability to drive.

  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.

  • Ability to perform consistent and accurate work on a PC.

  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.

  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with Company policy.

  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, firefighting, reptile and/or insect bites.

  • This position may be exposed to marking paint, gas, diesel fumes, pollens and smoke.

  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:6/25/2021

Mailing:

Please apply online at https://secure3.entertimeonline.com/ta/6110531.careers?CareersSearch


Thank you!


Posted By: Human Resources

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 4/9/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:JACKSON, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job Description

The Forestry Products Support Specialist will handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, including:

- Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training for forestry and other outdoor/natural resource professions

- Customer support related to activities on website

- Attend conventions/trade shows related to forestry and other outdoor professions

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

- Support other departments with product support knowledge: Special Orders, Customer Service, Telephone Sales, Counter Sales, Creative, Receiving, Internet
 

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

- Integrity of the highest degree

- A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities

- A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately

- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  

Desired Skills and Expertise

- Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience

- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills

- Ability to work with a group

- Self-starter and capable of working well alone

- Excellent driving record

- Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software
 

The position is located in Jackson, Mississippi, and does require some travel (driving and flying). Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Competitive salary with excellent benefits with a long-time stable company.

 


Apply By:7/9/2021

Phone:6013543565

Email:BARLOWD@FORESTRY-SUPPLIERS.COM


Posted By: DEBBIE BARLOW

Wood Process Engineer Mississippi 5/20/2021 +
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Organization:Masonite Corporation

Location:Laurel, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Champion for the development and improvement of the various door facing forming processes, both wood based and sheet molding fiberglass compounds at the Laurel, MS location.
  • Leverage skills and tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the organization.
  • Serve as leader to validate and standardize processes, creating consistency in performance
  • Must use expertise and analytical skills as the backbone to successfully launch, and land new product introductions and strategic process improvement projects.
  • Actively supports and assists with execution of safety initiatives within the plant. All Masonite employees are expected to be leaders in safety performance.
  • Responsible for systematically identifying and implementing improvement initiatives.
  • Drives continuous improvement projects from inception to completion, including sustainment measures.
  • Utilizes Lean tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the process.
  • Facilitates process improvement events with plant operations teams in alignment with Operational Efficiency objectives.
  • Facilitates raw material qualification events in conjunction with Masonite research and plant operations teams.
  • Orchestrates process validation projects.
  • Acts as a crucial link in capital project pipeline development with accurate data capture and thorough analysis. Also responsible for development of process specifications and identifying critical to quality parameters.
  • Provides data analysis and technical support to manufacturing and quality functions.
  • Develops process documentation including work instructions, control plans and visual aids
  • Provides process related training to operations personnel to enhance troubleshooting skills
  • Works with equipment suppliers, Quality Managers, and other technical staff to stabilize and control manufacturing processes if they waver.
  • Once experienced, will serves as the process expert within the manufacturing areas.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Wood Science, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science.
  • 5+ years’ experience in driving continuous improvement in a complex manufacturing environment performing Process/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with compression molding tooling production and maintenance a plus
  • Experience with wood based panel production a plus o SPC Experience is a plus
  • Lean Six Sigma fluency a plus.
  • Statistical data analysis skills and technical report writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on a wide range of project activities and situations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of a manufacturing organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workload with flexibility and close attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously.
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office. AutoCAD proficiency a plus.
  • Minitab and SAS software knowledge is a plus.
  • PLC programing and Pi Process Book knowledge is a plus.


Apply By:8/20/2021

Mailing:

Dennis Farrell, Technical Manager at 601-422-2295

Al Pascual, HR Manager, 601-606-9090


Posted By: KBrasher

Kiln Operator Multiple States 5/26/2021 +
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Organization:Lewis Lumber and Milling

Job Description:

Lewis Lumber and Milling is seeking a candidate looking for a paid internship as a kiln operator. This position is a full time opportunity working for a family owned and operated flooring and cabinet moulding manufacturer. The main responsibility of this role is to oversee the drying of lumber in a kiln, measuring and tracking the moisture content and overseeing the drying schedule operations.

Kiln Operator Responsibilities:

  • Determines fluent drying cycle and kiln schedule while making routine adjustments to achieve proficient operations.
  • Weigh lumber samples periodically during drying process and readjusts temperature and humidity controls to regulate moisture reduction rate and avoid damage to lumber.
  • Measures moisture content of lumber at completion of drying cycle, using moisture meter, to ensure that specified amount of moisture has been removed.
  • Control quality of drying utilizing kiln samples and adjust drying rates to ensure lumber exceeds quality standards, as we always strive to exceed industry grades.
  • Manages Brunner-Hildebrand track and package kilns to dry lumber to specified moisture content
  • Assist with loading and unloading kilns when needed

Room for advancement, pay bonuses, and benefit packages (dental, health, 401K, PTO) available upon meeting eligibility To apply; please contact us directly at 615-560-0324 or email dbradley@lewismilling.com, please include a resume


Apply By:8/26/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Industrial Engineer Oregon 6/2/2021 +
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Organization:Boise Cascade

Location:Medford, Oregon

Job Description:

Overview
We are leaders in our industry; our focus is on growth and innovation to give our customers the highest quality products and service with a competitive edge. Join our team here.

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

  • Medical + Prescription Drug
  • Dental + Vision
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings

Responsibilities
Responsible for evaluating and improving plant performance in the areas of safety, quality, production output and operating cost. This is a hands-on position that involves performing research, conducting experiments and gathering data in a plant environment while leading action teams to drive results. There is opportunity to study current production processes, recommend improvements utilizing the Boise Improvement Cycle and gain exposure to multiple departments. Successful candidates will develop broad, comprehensive knowledge and experience of the overall business in a plant environment, including but not limited to: safety, manufacturing processes and products, supervision, human resources, process improvement, engineering, finance, special projects, etc. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Wood Products, Forestry, Business, Engineering or related field required. This is a Developmental position designed to provide the individual with the opportunity for exposure to various facets of the business and to develop an in-depth understanding of the operations/function at the region and/or plant level.

Preferred Qualifications: Prefer degree in STEM related field and between 0-4 years of experience in related job function. The successful candidate will possess the ability to understand and apply mathematical calculations and concepts, computer skills in many types of applications and able to communicate effectively at all levels. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a plant environment, working with diverse teams and able to work a flexible schedule. Continuous manufacturing operation experience and knowledge of wood products recommended; knowledge of continuous improvement tools, facilitation, troubleshooting and process controls is a plus.

Apply here


Apply By:9/2/2021


Posted By: KBrasher