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Fiber Procurement Representative

Bogalusa, LA.

Job Title: Fiber Procurement Representative

Position Title
Fiber Procurement Representative

Salaried Full-Time
Physical Location:
Bogalusa, LA.
The Job You Will Perform:
Fiber Procurement Representatives are responsible for the purchase and delivery of fiber products to a paper mill, including pulpwood, chips, and fiber fuel (biomass).  The Fiber Procurement Representative plays a key role in raw materials acquisition, harvesting, logistics coordination, contract negotiations, and inventory management. This includes safety, environmental and other operational aspects.

This position will conduct fiber procurement activities in support of the Bogalusa, La. Mill, be accountable for fiber cost and volume targets as well as responsible for fiber quality and logistics.  Additionally, this position will oversee relationships with vendors to ensure compliance with contracts, company policies and procedures including safety, financial, environmental performance and fiber certifications.  The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to the Bogalusa basin with an office location in the Bogalusa Mill.
The Skills You Will Bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Forestry, Business Management, Marketing, Logistics, Transportation, Purchasing, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Materials Management, Supply Chain)
  • Self-starter
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Employee must have demonstrated proficiency in relationship building and communication as well as analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fiber procurement experience is desired
  • Action Oriented 
  • Customer Focused
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust                                                                                    
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Organizing
  • Time Management
  • Composure
For immediate consideration, we encourage you to please apply by clicking the link below:

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:
  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
The Career You Will Build:
  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities
The Impact You Will Make:
We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.
The Culture You Will Experience:
International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.
The Company You Will Join:
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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