A Fiber Supply Associate would typically be looking at a 2 to 3-year assignment in the initial role, but would need theflexibility to relocate for future positions. With proven results and leadership, a Fiber Supply Associate’s career could lead to future leadership roles such as Fiber Specialist, Fiber Supply Manager, Region Manager, Director, General Manager,Vice President, or other senior leadership roles.
Fiber Supply Associates are responsible for the purchase and delivery of fiber to a paper mill, including pulpwood, chips, recycled fiber, and fiber fuel (biomass). The Fiber Supply Associate supports Fiber Specialists in raw materials acquisition, harvesting, fiber quality, logistics coordination, contract negotiations, and inventory management. A Fiber Supply Associate may also oversee relationships with vendors to insure compliance with contracts and company policies and procedures, including financial, safety and environmental performance.
Bachelor’s degree (Forestry, Business Management, Pulp & Paper Science, Marketing, Logistics, Transportation, Purchasing or related field Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Materials Management, Supply Chain)
Authorized to work in the U.S.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Self-starter as demonstrated by scholastic achievement or intern work experience and/or involvement in campus activities, clubs, student government, etc.
Demonstrated leadership skills
Proficiency in analytical skills
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, India and North Africa. IP produces corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods; pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness and papers that facilitate education and communication. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 52,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide. IP net sales for 2017 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, its products and global citizenship efforts, visit internationalpaper.com.
Send resume and cover letter (addressed to Gary Capes and Jim Rakestraw) in a single PDF labeled something like: JONES_Whitney_IP19 to firstname.lastname@example.org.