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Procurement Forester

WBL Hardwoods: a division of Bingaman & Son Lumber Inc.

871 Alverda Road

Nicktown, PA 15762

(814) 834-1209

https://www.bingamanlumber.com/

Description

Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc., a leading wood products manufacturer, is seeking a full-time Procurement Forester at our WBL Hardwoods division. This position is responsible for the purchase of hardwood timber and logs, and the safe execution of the contracts that conduct harvesting and transportation of those items.This Procurement Forester position if at our Nicktown, PA facility.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct technical fieldwork necessary to measure and appraise hardwood timber and logs.
  • Use compiled field data and internal pricing to prepare contract offerings for bid and direct purchase of timber/logs.
  • Negotiate, prepare and ensure timely execution of contracts for harvesting of forest products.
  • Manage subcontracted logging operations and logistics to ensure timely, well executed timber/log harvests.
  • Liaison between Sawmill Manager and Logging Crews to ensure log quality/inventory levels.
  • Monitor project quality and compliance with contract terms and relevant regulations.
  • Perform/manage site reclamation work as required per contract.
  • Ensure projects are completed within budgetary and timeline restrictions.
  • Use internal inventory management system to compare/evaluate timber harvest results against expectations.
  • Provide backup on occasion to log scaling and log sale personnel in yard.
  • Monitor industry/markets for trends/changes.
  • Maintain professional certifications/memberships as appropriate.


DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates Degree in Forestry preferred.
  • Solid understanding of PA Hardwood Timber resources/markets.
  • General knowledge of logging/hauling practices (BMP’s).
  • Basic knowledge of sawmill operation.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, math and, communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter and, high degree of personal integrity.
  • Efficient while working with computers.
  • Valid PA Driver license.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions and lift/move 50+ lbs.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Successful candidates will meet minimum job requirements and will adhere to the Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc. Vision Statement, Leadership Competencies and Core Values. We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc. If you are interested, please email your resume to Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at abowersox@bingamanlumber.com or mail to Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc., P.O. Box 247, Kreamer, PA 17833. Via fax 570-374-0799. Bingaman and Son Lumber, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary

Competitive Wage

Main Contact

Aimee Bowersox

(814) 834-1209

abowersox@bingamanlumber.com