Jobs

Purchase Wood Coordinator

Woodlands

Date Posted: May 01, 2021

Job Location: Blue Ridge

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: PO Box 87, Blue Ridge, Alberta, Canada T0E 0B0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company,
listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as
one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking
for talented people to be part of our team. Our Blue Ridge Lumber
team in Alberta has an opportunity for a:

Purchase Wood
Coordinator

Based out of the Blue Ridge Lumber division, this position plays
an integral role in procuring the log consumption requirements for
the Central Alberta area including Blue Ridge, Edson and Hinton
sawmills, while offering diverse and challenging forest management
opportunities.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing a program to Purchase Log volumes from a variety of
    sources
  • Implement the delivery, quality control and payment of Purchase
    Wood Contracts
  • Working with the Woods Managers to seek longer term, strategic
    log-supply opportunities
  • Travel within central Alberta and occasionally beyond to view,
    assess and inspect purchase wood sources
  • Travel to other West Fraser divisions
The ideal candidate will have the
following:
  • Extensive experience in Operations supervision including
    harvesting, road construction, safety, road-use, road maintenance,
    EMS certification systems and the related documentation
  • An understanding of sawmill operation
  • Strong written and electronic communication skills
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to work independently guided by the divisional
    management objectives
  • An RPFT or RPF designation or the ability to attain designation
    with the AAFMP
  • Candidates possessing experience in Timber Planning will be
    considered

At West Fraser, we believe in giving our employees a challenge
they can rise to.  We are looking for individuals who are
interested in a full-time, long-term career.  We offer an
excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in
confidence, by submitting your resume and cover letter at www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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