West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Today, the company carries on its operations through subsidiary companies and joint ventures owned directly or indirectly by the company’s principal operating subsidiary West Fraser Mills. West Fraser, Inc. is the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States. The business has 21 lumber producing facilities throughout the U.S. South with locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas.
We are seeking Procurement Forester to become a part of the teams responsible for the purchase, delivery, quality and cost of pine saw timber at Armour Mill in Riegelwood, NC.
The successful candidates must be competent and qualified to conduct timber cruising, timber appraisals, SFI auditing and be able to ensure compliance with all appropriate best management practices.
The successful candidates must have 4-year degrees, preferably with advanced degrees in Forestry or Business. Other qualifications and experience will be considered. Good leadership and communication skills are essential. Strong analytical skills along with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel are required.