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Timber Buyer

Canal Wood
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Description:

The timber buyer will manage an assigned region and supply the best value and quality of wood delivered to various facilities while, at the same time, understanding and adhering to company policies and processes. Key goals in this position are to ensure the continuity of supply, low costs, and acceptable quality. The timber buyer will develop and manage sources of supply weekly within agreed upon targets. Specific job duties include cruising, purchasing, and harvesting coordination of tracts of standing timber while operating within company and regulatory guidelines.


Education and Experience –

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in forestry management or closely related field is preferred
  • Experience commensurate with formalized training or education within a forestry related field may be considered.
  • 1 to 2 years of purchasing experience in timber or land procurement.  Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Degree in Forestry, or HS diploma plus 2+ years of experience in wood procurement