Procurement Forester Intern: Louisiana 4/22/2024 +

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Location:Bastrop, Louisiana

Job Description:

Procurement Forester Intern:
At Drax, we are working towards a zero-carbon, sustainable future and you can help make this future a reality.

So, what will you be doing?
The Procurement Forester Intern will be primarily responsible for tracking and analyzing the fiber supply delivered into the Morehouse plant but will play a role in all procurement strategies across Southern NA for all wood pellet producing facilities

Who you are?
Key Accountabilities:

  • Inventory Management - Aid in conducting weekly and monthly inventories of fiber.This will involve tracking and recording inventory levels, identifying possible discrepancies, and working with fiber team members, operations team members, and suppliers to insure adequate inventory levels
  • Forest Sustainability - Participate in mill visits and logging site visits to audit sustainability practices and compliance.Gather information on sourcing practices and sustainability initiatives to support our company’s commitment to responsible sourcing
  • Supplier Relationship Management – Relay information between our teams and suppliers, including order details, delivery schedules, quality requirements, etc.They will play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with suppliers to ensure smooth communication and collaboration
  • Documentation and Reporting – Support the team in maintaining accurate records, preparing reports on inventory levels, supplier performance, and sustainability audits.They will also assist in compiling data and generating insights to inform decision making and strategy development
  • Be a proactive safety leader, creating a “Safety First” culture
  • Assist in weekly/monthly fiber inventory counts
  • Perform tract audits
  • Help in communication with fiber suppliers
  • Manage the execution of the fiber plan Assist in the development of fiber plan and budget
  • Management of 3LOG/LIMS sources and contracts, including settlement of load disputes and reconciliation of fiber receipts

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • On path to obtaining a Bachelors degree in Forestry or Natural Resources, supply Chain Management
  • Advanced MS Office skills, specifically Excel; proficient with PowerPoint and Word
  • Must be analytical and data-driven
  • Ability to use statistical analysis tools a plus
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Project & time management skills are necessary
  • High level of personal integrity and professionalism

How You Need to Act:
Embodies the Drax Values and Behaviors and is a role model for them in all actions:
We care about what matters – we help each other achieve the things that are important to each of us
We’re a can-do kind of place – we’re empowered and encouraged to make informed decisions, take action and do the right thing
We see things differently – we share inspiration and insight right across Drax, and search for new ideas and ways of working
We listen carefully – we make sure that people feel genuinely heard, acknowledged and that what they say matters
We do what we say we’ll do – we’re proactive, committed, and reliable –and trust others to be the same

What’s it like to work at Drax?

At Drax, we’re at our best when we help each other achieve the things that are important to each of us. We’re passionate about our role in providing a supply of stable, renewable energy and if you want to play your part, then why not apply today?

Apply By:7/22/2024

Posted By: KBrasher