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Procurement Forester

Prattville, Al · 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.
Posting Dates:  05/20/2016 - 06/03/2016
FLSA:  Exempt
Candidate Identified:  No
Relocation Paid:  Yes
EDUCATION:  BS Forestry or Business, other related fields will be considered
EXPERIENCE:  2 Years Minimum forestry related experience.
JOB DESCRIPTION (Detailed): The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate personal leadership while contributing to an engaged and successful team environment. The employee is responsible for the purchase and delivery of a minimum of 250M tons of fiber in support of the Prattville and Riverdale Mills, within the boundaries of annual budgets and inventory targets. This position coordinates gate wood deliveries of 6 – 10 assigned wood suppliers. The employee negotiates with wood suppliers and purchases pulpwood on behalf of International Paper.  The successful candidate will monitor supplier performance versus target, forecast cost and production, and implement corrective action as needed to ensure targets are achieved.  The employee ensures compliance with company policies and procedures including contract administration, financial, safety, timber security and environmental policy.  Position will be located in the Prattville office and will cover a 6 – 8 county area in the basin. 
QUALIFICATIONS:  BS in Forestry, Business, or equivalent. Has a minimum of two years forestry or related experience. Fiber supply/procurement experience preferred. Employee must have demonstrated leadership skills and proficiency in analytical and communication skills.
COMPETENCIES:  Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving, Customer Focus, Action Oriented, Functional/Technical Skills, Business Acumen, Timely Decision Making, Integrity and Trust, Drive for Results
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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