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Senior Procurement Forester

Texarkana, TX · Manufacturing
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
Relocation Paid:  Yes
Description: This position will conduct gatewood fiber procurement activities in support of the Texarkana and Valliant facilities; be accountable to mill and region budget and fiber cost targets; be responsible for supplier compliance with appropriate fiber certification requirements; be responsible for monitoring and scheduling fiber quality and flow to the facilities; and ensure contractor compliance in the field of operation as well as compliance of all other safety, environmental and government regulations that our business must follow.  The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to the Texarkana area.
Required Qualifications:
BS Forestry preferred, other degrees considered.  Has a minimum of one year of forestry procurement or related experience.  Employee must have demonstrated proficiency in analytical and communication skills. 
Key Accountabilities:
  • Wood cost and inventory targets
  • Supplier delivery performance to order and standing inventory
  • Fiber certification and EMS compliance
  • Fiber security
  • Wood Supply Agreement management
  • Safety leadership
  • Organizing
  • Learning on the fly
  • Time management
  • Drive for results
  • Action oriented
  • Customer focus
  • Fiber Supply knowledge
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Negotiation Skills
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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