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Weyerhaeuser Procurement Forester in Millport, Alabama

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Raw Materials Rep, who will be responsible for purchasing, harvesting, and marketing logs and standing timber to support Weyerhaeuser’s Lumber facility located in Millport, Alabama.

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our employees are the real reason we’ve been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world. Weyerhaeuser wants to attract and retain the best people. That is why we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes an annual bonus plan, 401(k) plan, which includes a generous company match, and comprehensive health benefits.

Key Functions * Purchase standing timber assets * Contract administration and/or supervision and development of contractors and employees in timber appraisal * Harvest planning, contract negotiation and administration, and sales and delivery of raw material from the harvest of standing timber asset * Manage quality systems that ensure compliance with customer specifications * Set goals, priorities and achievedesired results

  • At least one year of practical experience preferred
  • Associates degree in Forestry, Bachelors degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field_OR_ equivalent in experience.
  • Personal computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to perform accurate timber cruises and appraisals
  • Ability to recon timber, use aerial photography and design cruises resulting in accurate timber appraisals
  • Knowledge and understanding of various log scales and measures; able to determine and use conversion of harvesting and transportation systems, their cost structure and rate determination methods
  • Ability to analyze competitive bid data, vendor wood prices and competitor information to develop raw material strategies
  • Ability to use cost, volume, quality and other supplier data to evaluate performance
  • Knowledge of and ability to recognize conformance to safety, environmental, labor and transportation concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries
  • Ability to manage vendors or suppliers
  • Demonstrated leadership in employee and contractor safety performance and safety process improvement

About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
*We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

About Wood Products
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. /

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Procurement Forester

Location: AL-Millport

Requisition ID: 01018333