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OneFortyOne - Mechanical Engineer

Company/Location: OneFortyOne - Mt Gambier

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne (OFO) is a vertically integrated, trans-Tasman sustainable timber products organisation. The OFO Jubilee Mill has received significant investment over the last 5 years with state of the art technology, making it one of the premier mills in Australia with a highly engaged and motivated workforce. This sawmill is the largest in South Australia with OFO being a huge contributor of supporting local employment, the economy and regional communities.

With a recent acquisition in Nelson, New Zealand, we have a combined sawmilling portfolio capable of processing 1M cubic metres annually.

We believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking and experience. We are interested in high quality people with transferable skills and experience from any industry.

We are passionate about being a great place to work, have leading training and employee development programs, work life balance and competitive remuneration.

This position is based in the thriving regional hub of Mt Gambier, South Australia’s second largest city, located halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide, in the heart of the Limestone Coast. Offering all the major services and facilities that are provided in a capital city, with the benefit of a relaxed and friendly community lifestyle.

If you can see yourself having an impact in many aspects of the mill areas of the OFO business, then this role would be a great fit for you. We are seeking an expert in:

  • A mindset of working together safely
  • Ensure capital projects comply with OH&S and Environmental legislation
  • Project management – from investigations to implementation
  • Identifying and communicating process improvements
  • Delivery of financial performance
  • Providing engineering and technical support to internal stakeholders that require your expertise
  • Play an active role in production performance improvement
To apply, please email For further information, contact

For more info
Contact: Andrew White
mobile: +61 (0)498480487

Applications close: Wednesday, 31-Jul-2019

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Forest Management

General Manager, Hardwood Forests
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / West Pennant Hills or Coffs Harbour

Jobs Description:

  • Pivotal leadership role with a strong commercial focus
  • Competitive package & benefits
  • Flexible location -West Pennant Hill or Coffs Harbour
At Forestry Corporation we pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in New South Wales.

The Forestry Corporation is seeking an energetic leader to join its senior management team as General Manager Hardwood Forests. The role is responsible for leading and managing a commercial forestry business and the stewardship of a significant publicly owned natural resource.

The Person
The successful candidate will be commercially astute and able to manage a profitable business in a highly regulated operating environment and at times challenging market. A key focus area is the safety of staff and contractors who work in a dynamic risk setting. Given the scale of the business and touch points of its operations the successful candidate will have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. The successful candidate will be able to lead and motivate a high performing team often characterized by small teams working in remote locations, while developing internal talent. The position reports to the CEO and will be responsible for the development and delivery of a strategic plan for the business as a we’ll as contributing to the overall Corporations Strategic Plan. As a member of the senior management team the incumbent will also be a regular attendee of Board Meetings to report on business performance.

How to apply
Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to by 31 July 2019. For further information on these positions please contact Meredith Payne on +61 (0)499 466 303.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

For more info
Contact: Meredith Payne
mobile: +61 (0)499 466 303
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OneFortyOne - Area Forester

Company/Location: OneFortyOne - Mt Gambier/Nangwarry

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne is a progressive Green Triangle forestry organisation with a position available for an Area Forester. The position is available for a dynamic, innovative and responsible individual. This position will oversee particular regional silvicultural operations, while assuring optimal efficiency, safety improvements and certifications requirements.


  • Qualification: Forestry or agriculture degree / diploma.
  • Minimum experience: 5 years in a similar position.
  • In depth knowledge and interest in managing and executing silvicultural programs, with emphasis on large planting programs, chemical / weed control, thinning regimes and conservation flora management.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, planning and organisational skills.
  • Computer literate, Excel and Word skills. GIS skills a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Energetic, optimistic with innovative qualities and attention to detail.
  • Sound knowledge of certification principles of management.
  • Hands-on experience in fire management, fire line supervision and co-ordination of assets and events.
  • Estate, land management functions (grazing licenses, fencing, track maintenance, conservation etc.)
  • Promote a high standard and culture of safety awareness and compliance.
  • Manages silviculture contractors and staff.
  • Compile annual programs and budgets, while managing programs against targets.
  • Report monthly on expenditure, program production and budget related matters.
  • Ensures compliance to the certification requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications with all aspects of the business / stakeholders and manage neighbour relations.
  • Ensure fire compliance, readiness and reaction through fire standby, crewing and coordination of fire crews.
To apply or for further information and position description please contact: Gary Pearson
Mobile: +61 (0)427 206028

For more info
Contact: Melissa Ryan
mobile: +61 (0)408 817 414

Applications close: Monday, 5-Aug-2019

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Environmental Manager

Company/Location: Midway Limted

Jobs Description:
Midway Limited, is an established ASX listed corporation whose primary business is the purchasing, processing, marketing and exporting of wood fibre, with operations across Australia and South East Asia.

Their corporate office in Geelong are seeking to appoint an experienced Environmental Manager to lead, manage and resource environmental management and forest certification requirements across the Group.

Reporting to the General Manager Technical Services, the incumbent will direct and implement an industry leading Environmental management culture for the Midway Group.

Key duties and responsibilities for this newly created position include but are not limited to;

  • Effective operation and ongoing development of the Environmental Management system
  • Maintaining and extending Forest Stewardship Council® and Responsible Wood certification across the group
  • Ensuring all Company plantation and operational areas are meeting environmental compliance requirements
  • Liaison with regulators including EPA and local government
  • Ensuring Environmental management plans are implemented and operational for all production sites
  • Ensuring effective stakeholder and community engagement for forestry and mill operations
  • Supporting sustainability reporting and data collection requirements
  • Representing Midway in support of industry initiatives and forums as required.
To be successful in this position you will be able to demonstrate existing management experience in a forestry/agriculture or industrial context. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence outcomes. You will demonstrate strong time management and analytical skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Qualifications including a degree in Forestry, Environmental Science or equivalent are essential for the position.

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to join a professional and established business and wish to apply for this position please email your resume and covering letter, outlining your suitability and reference to your salary expectations to,

Applications will close on 25th July 2019.

PDF description: Job_Description-Environmental_Manager_AD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Kim Schneider, Senior HR Consultant, HR4Business

Applications close: Thursday, 25-Jul-2019

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Forestry Harvesting Supervisor

Company/Location: C3 Australia - Tamworth NSW

Jobs Description:
C3 Australia is one of the largest forest and harvest haulage contractors in Australia. Our forestry expertise delivers compliant, efficient and innovative solutions for some of Australia’s largest forest owners in key regions.

About the opportunity
This is a brand new and exciting role, responsible for planning and supervising harvesting activities in our newly acquired region of Tamworth/Walcha, NSW. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire forestry operation, whilst leading a small team of operators to achieve customer, financial and region targets.

About You

  • Demonstrated supervisor/management experience in an operation based sector
  • Forestry experience would be highly regarded
  • Proven experience leading a team to reach individual and group KPIs
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
The Benefits
Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non-financial benefits.

For more info
Contact: May Patterson
Phone: +61 (0)448068839
mobile: +61 (0)448068839
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Forestry Harvesting

Seasonal Staff
Company/Location: Forest Corporation of NSW / Wauchope and Taree

Jobs Description:
We are currently seeking seasonal staff of varying experiences, cultures and skills sets for the upcoming fire season. In this role you will have the opportunity to work within diverse teams on a variety of forest management activities, including wildfire suppression, weed control, signage and potentially hazard reduction burning.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Current drivers licence (minimum of Class C and truck drivers licence are desirable)
  • Physical fitness (must be able to pass medical examination and various functional/fitness tests)
  • Ability to work within a team
  • A high regard for safety
  • Bush fire-fighting experience is not mandatory.
Desirable skills are:
  • Bush firefighting
  • Heavy plant operation and use of chainsaws
  • Truck licence (MR, HR, HC etc)
  • First aid, use of chemicals and any trade qualifications
  • Studying for or have tertiary qualifications, particularly Forestry, Environmental or Natural Sciences
To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to In the subject line, please advise your preferred location of work. For more information call Mick Wilson on +61 (0)447 744 429

Applications must be received by 31 July 2019

For more info
Contact: Mick Wilson
mobile: +61 (0)447 744 429

Applications close: Wednesday, 31-Jul-2019

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Wood Transport/Logistics

Woodflow Coordinator
Company/Location: Forest Corporation of NSW / Bathurst

Jobs Description:
Forestry Corporation is Australia’s largest grower of plantation softwoods, managing over 200,000 hectares across NSW.

The Woodflow Coordinator manages the transport of timber products from our forests to our customers and is the key interface between Forestry Corporation, its customers and its transport service suppliers. To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Balance many operational constraints and priorities within a dynamic and fast paced operating environment.
  • Use your excellent communication skills to build productive relationships with FCNSW’s service suppliers and our customers to influence outcomes.
  • You will leverage your planning and analytical skills to manage important details, while appreciating the importance of the big picture.
This is a permanent role and is based in Bathurst, NSW.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Experience coordinating and analysing operational or supply chain activities, preferably of log products, including engagement with relevant stakeholders.
  • Experience exercising sound judgement, under pressure in a complex commercial environment.
  • Management skills including the ability to; communicate, delegate, negotiate, coordinate and report on activities and achieve outcomes.
  • Capacity to communicate clearly and negotiate with stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes under pressure.
  • 3+ years equivalent experience in operations or logistics positions.
  • Ability to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis.
In your cover letter tell us about what you can bring to Forestry Corporation, how you meet the requirements of the role, and why you would like to join our team! Candidates should email their applications, including a copy of your resume to

For more info
Contact: Tijmen Klootwijk
mobile: +61 447 744 480

Applications close: Tuesday, 6-Aug-2019

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Forest Consulting

Forest Consultant

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has been a leading provider of forestry services for more than 46 years, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Our consulting team is an integral part of our company success and we are currently seeking an experienced Forestry Consultant to join our high performing team. Our team provides consultancy services including commercial and technical forestry-based solutions for New Zealand and international clients. This position is based in our modern Head Office premises in Rotorua, and adjacent to the popular walking and cycling tracks of the famous Redwood Forest.

To be successful you will already have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry
  • Registered member of the NZIF (preferable)
  • NZ forestry consultancy experience is preferred, however significant experience as a resource / technical forester will also be considered
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent communication, accuracy and written skills
  • Client relationship skills
  • Ability to assist with Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) applications
Duties will include:
  • Providing competent and timely forest consulting services to clients
  • Conducting due diligence for forest acquisitions or afforestation opportunities
  • Providing timely and accurate forestry valuations and feasibilities
  • Technical forestry solutions and advice
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • An exciting and diverse role in a growing local team
  • Career progression opportunities throughout New Zealand & Australia
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package (Including life, medical & income protection insurance)
  • Vehicle with full private use
  • Share-buying opportunities
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 1st August 2018 to

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh

Applications close: Thursday, 1-Aug-2019

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Restoration Ambassador (Half-time Position)
Company/Location: Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry, University of Canterbury

Jobs Description:
Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry, University of Canterbury, has secured funding from the One Billion Trees programme to employ a half time restoration ambassador to promote and assist rural communities including iwi to develop and implement native forest restoration.

The successful candidate will preferably have a postgraduate qualification in ecology, research and practical experience in ecological restoration (including scientific publications and/or restoration plans and reports), and a proven track record of working with iwi and rural communities. The work will be focused in the eastern North Island, but may include other areas of New Zealand. It is hoped that the successful candidate can start work in August 2019.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application to Professor David Norton ( by July 26th 2019.

For more info
Contact: David Norton
Phone: +64 (03) 369-5955

Applications close: Friday, 26-Jul-2019

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Forest Management

Forestry Operations and Business Development Manager

Company/Location: FMNZ Forest Management (NZ) Ltd / Masterton

Jobs Description:
Location: Based in Masterton covering the Lower North Island


  • Permanent / Full Time
  • High levels of empowerment and autonomy
  • An incentive scheme that rewards high performance
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • Previous sales experience not essential
  • Reporting to CEO
About FMNZ:
Established in 1974, FMNZ is a family owned company that specialises in all aspects of forest management. Our mission is to maximise the potential of every forest we manage in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner. With over 28,000 hectares of forests under our management we are one of the largest privately owned forest management companies in New Zealand. Currently with offices in Napier, Gisborne and Waverley, we are looking to build on and grow our presence in the Wairarapa region.

The Role:
We are looking for an outgoing and confident candidate who is wanting to further their career in this new role which involves managing existing forests in Wairarapa along with growing our forestry and harvest management business in the lower North Island.

Key Functions:
  • Planning, management and supervision of silviculture and harvest operations
  • Working to ensure that harvest income is maximised for the forest owner
  • Ensure compliance with FMNZ Workplace Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Actively seeking opportunities to grow FMNZ harvest volume and building trust with prospective clients
  • Presenting professional and compelling harvesting proposals to forest and woodlot owners
  • Procurement and management of harvest crews
Key Attributes and Experience:
  • Passionate about maximising the potential for the forest owner in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner
  • Goal driven and ability to work autonomously
  • A minimum of 5 years harvest management experience
  • A strong sales drive and an enjoyment from winning new business
  • A confident networker and communicator with an ability to build rapport and trust with forest owners
  • Innovative and resourceful
  • Upbeat and able to quickly bounce back from adversity
Benefits of working for FMNZ:
  • You will be part of a tight knit, professional and supportive team
  • Training opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the importance of this role including a performance based incentive scheme
Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close on 28th July.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to

For more info
Contact: Steve Bell
Phone: +64 (0)6 843 3770

Applications close: Sunday, 28-Jul-2019

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Director Forest Development, Grants & Partnerships

Company/Location: Ministry for Primary Industries - Rotorua

Jobs Description:

  • Varied tier 3 opportunity
  • Influence at the Te Uru Rākau leadership table
  • Unique role in our growing and evolving forestry sector
As our Director Forest Development, Grants & Partnerships you will have direct impact on regional economic development and the unique opportunity to influence the sustainable, low carbon future all New Zealanders are striving to achieve. You will contribute to the organisational leadership of Te Uru Rākau and deliver the implementation of schemes supporting sustainable land management including the implementation and administration of the One Billion Trees Fund on behalf of the Government.

Working regionally you’ll lead a large team responsible for developing and leading an outreach programme that enables Te Uru Rākau to connect to iwi, farmers, foresters and other regional stakeholders. Through these relationships, you will create strategic plans that maximise opportunities and innovation in the forestry sector.

To be successful in this role, you will offer:
  • Relevant experience consulting with and managing strategic relationships with stakeholders
  • Significant people management experience, with demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop people and multi-disciplined teams
  • Proven strategic leadership experience in an associated industry including the delivery of long term goals
  • An in-depth understanding of the primary sector and its contribution to the New Zealand economy
  • Strong financial management skills and understanding of Government’s financial management process
  • Knowledge and understanding of Treaty Principles and the Crown’s obligation to Māori
Preference is for this position to be based in Rotorua however we will accept applications from candidates based in Wellington. There will be travel associated with this role in either location.

Full position details and ability to submit an application can be found through this link:

PDF description: Position Description - Director Forest Development, Grants & Partnerships.pdf

For more info
Contact: Haidee Wynands

Applications close: Monday, 12-Aug-2019

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Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, Central North Island/Bay of Plenty

Jobs Description:

  • Central North Island / Bay of Plenty location
  • General forestry role
  • Competitive salary package including company vehicle with private use included
Our Business
Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd (HFM NZ) protects and manages the forest assets owned by the Hancock Natural Resource Group’s investment clients. These institutional investors own 235,000 hectares of plantation forests in New Zealand, producing an annual harvest volume of almost 6 million m3. Providing a safe and inclusive workplace for its employees and contractors and managing all operations to ensure excellence in environmental outcomes are HFM NZ’s highest priorities.

The Role
Due to a retirement, we are seeking a keen Forester to join our global business. As part of the Forestry Operations Team, the role will assist in the management of establishment, tending and forest protection functions. This includes management of contractors and crews to ensure professional and best practice operations. Ensuring excellence in health, safety and environmental outcomes is paramount.

What We Can Offer You
HFM NZ is New Zealand’s largest forest management company and will offer a highly competitive package to our chosen candidate. Along with base salary and annual bonus, a work vehicle (choice of 3) including private use is supplied. We also provide a suite of benefits including health insurance, trauma, income protection and life insurance, additional KiwiSaver contributions and long service leave. Generous financial support for formal external tuition can be accessed to ensure our employees can learn and grow while working with us. HFM NZ also supports employee health and wellbeing and the importance of work/life balance and provides flexible work arrangements wherever possible.

What We’re Looking For
The successful applicant will ideally hold a tertiary qualification in forestry or a related field and/or have experience in forestry operations. We need a great team player who has strong relationship and people management abilities. Sound computing skills are also desirable. Above all else, an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest health, safety and environmental standards is a must.

To Apply
If you’d like to take the next step in your forestry career and work with some of the best in the business, more information can be found on our website Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at by 11 August 2019.

HFM NZ is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. HFM NZ values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonable necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Forester Overview Final July 2019.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources

Applications close: Sunday, 11-Aug-2019

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Forestry IT

Forest Information Specialist

Company/Location: Timberlands / Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Timberlands is a leading New Zealand based Forest Management Company with particular expertise in forest management and operations on a significant scale. Based in Rotorua, Timberlands manage 190,000ha of pine plantations in the Central North Island on behalf of Kaingaroa Timberlands and other clients.

Purpose of the Role:
To work within the Forest Information team to assist with the management of Timberlands’ GIS and Stand Record Database systems, provide support and data interpretation to users, and help drive digital innovation out to our operational teams.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Analysing and maintaining various spatial datasets
  • Interpretation of data from a range of sources including orthophotography, satellite imagery, Lidar and GPS
  • Providing functional, high quality mapping and reporting outputs
  • Contributing to the improvement and development of ArcGIS Enterprise applications and services
  • Assisting operational and technical staff with their GIS, Stand Record Database and mobile device needs
  • Assisting with varied and interesting project work
About the right person:
Skills and competencies:
  • Excellent database and data management skills
  • Experience with ArcGIS (essential), GeoMaster, SQL, R or Python (useful)
  • Excellent computer and mobile device literacy: specifically, in Excel, GPS units & mobile GIS
Personal Strengths:
  • Analytical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise
  • An effective team member with great written and communication skills
People make our business at Timberlands, as such we seek to offer an employment package that retains and rewards excellent people. Our employees enjoy working in a professional and co-operative team environment with access to great healthcare and insurance benefits, a flexible work-life culture and excellent professional development opportunities.

This is a full time, permanent position.

For more information please find a link to the Job Description below.

To be considered for this role please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to before 26th July 2019.

PDF description: Forest Information Specialist July 2019.pdf

For more info
Contact: Monique Denny
Phone: +64 (0)7 343 1281

Applications close: Friday, 26-Jul-2019

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Research/Govt/Industry Association

Assistant Mill Manager
Company/Location: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - Rotorua - Bay of Plenty

Jobs Description:

  • Full Time Permanent
Primary Industries, Science and Environment – Waipa Sawmill and Wood Manufacturing

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of New Zealand’s newest, and the Bay of Plenty’s largest, tertiary education provider.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is one of New Zealand’s largest Institutes of Technology serving the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato regions with major campuses in Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatane, Taupo and Tokoroa, and learning centres spread across the region.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is committed to providing relevant targeted vocation and professional education to meet current and future employment needs. You will be part of an institution that will support the region to grow, increasing access and participation and ensuring enhanced education and employment outcomes for our students.

The Assistant Sawmill Manager will be a high performing manager who demonstrates team leadership capability and exemplifies the Institute’s Values and Leadership Principles with excellence in people engagement and communication skills.

They will be responsible for:

To assist with the management and operation or the Waipa Saw Mill; including H&S, financial management, employee supervision, mill maintenance.

To carryout optimisation, repairs, and maintenance of equipment on the Waipa Campus – sawmill, heat plant, kilns, yards, saw shop, machining, and remanufacturing.

To review and improve the standards and performance of workplace health and safety within the sawmill and surrounding programme areas

To demonstrate professional leadership in the provision of quality teaching across agreed courses with the Faculty of Forestry, Primary Industries, Environment & Science, as applicable.

To operate the Timber Industry Training Center’s Sawmill stationary and mobile plant and processes to ensure production

As a responsible employer and education provider, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.

Applications close: Friday 2nd August

PDF description: AssistantMillManager.pdf

For more info
Contact: Shannon Smith - Group Manager – Environment, Forestry & Wood Manufacturing
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Account Manager, Forestry - Gisborne

Company/Location: Competenz, Gisborne

Jobs Description:
Seeking a forestry professional who wants to give back to the industry by promoting, developing, managing and arranging training and assessments for Forestry customers. You will become their trusted advisor so experience and understanding of the local forestry industry is essential.

You will work with employers, providers, trainees and other relevant parties to successfully implement workplace based training and manage completions of Forestry qualifications as well as coaching and mentoring workplace assessors

As you will be responsible for your own territory you will need high levels of planning and organisational skills, excellent communication and strong computer literacy.

If you are looking for a new challenge apply today.

Gisborne residents preferred but may consider wider Hawkes Bay residents.

For more info
Contact: Maia Birkett
Phone: +64 (0)95399889

Applications close: Friday, 2-Aug-2019

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Head Rig and Edger Operators

Company/Location: Max Birt Sawmills Ltd Pokeno

Jobs Description:
Max Birt Sawmills is an independently owned sawmilling and timber processing business, employing over 140 staff across two sites.

The position advertised is at our Pokeno Sawmill on SH2, on the south side of the Bombay Hills. Employment at the site would suit people living in South Auckland, Thames or North Waikato areas.

Our sawmill currently consists of a Debarker, Headrig with Slabber, Band Resaw, Edger and End Trimmer complete with Acoustic grading feeding onto a round table.

Due to the expansion plans which include a Horizontal Band Resaw and High Speed Edger we now require additional Head Rig and Edger operators to join our team.

The successful applicant or applicants will need to be punctual and able to show ability to cut to detailed plans and patterns whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and productivity.

For the safety of all concerned adherence to the safety procedures and policies is paramount, as the requirement that all employees are drug free.

This role has an immediate start for the right candidate.

Check our our website

Please apply by email including References to

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

For more info
Contact: John McNamara
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Wood Transport/Logistics

Logs Procurement Manager - Taupo

Company/Location: Tenon

Jobs Description:
Due to the retirement of a long term employee we are looking for a Logs Procurement Manager to join our team here at Tenon in Taupo.

We are the country's largest producer and exporter of defect-free, appearance-grade radiata pine products. Working with customers around the world, including the USA, Europe, Asia and Australasia.

In this highly specialized senior role, you will lead Tenon’s overall log procurement strategy and the associated relationship management.

Responsibilities include;

  • Manage log procurement, forecasting and budgeting
  • Develop strategies for continuous log supply
  • Monitor and report on variance in deliveries, quality, the forecast, FSC as required
  • Communicate with on-site key personnel to organise optimal use of various log sources
  • Negotiate & manage both existing and new supply contracts across New Zealand
  • Oversee day-to-day management of the log yard
  • Manage all residue sales (chip, sawdust, bark and shavings )
The successful person will;
  • Combine an in-depth knowledge of the forestry and/or sawmill industry with a strong business acumen and have a minimum of 5 years + experience in a similar role
  • Possess extensive knowledge in wood and log properties
  • Have a can-do attitude and the ability to hit the ground running
  • Be self-motivated and thrive working in a small, fast-paced team environment
  • Have a proven successful track record in negotiation and sales with both new and existing customers
  • Have the ability to communicate with both onsite key personnel and external customers at all levels with the skill to have difficult conversations with ease
  • Ideal but not essential, have a tertiary qualification to University degree level, in forestry, or a business discipline preferably related to the forest and/or sawmilling industry
In return we can offer the successful person;
  • An excellent Salary/Benefits package
  • Relocation assistance
  • Company vehicle
  • Continuous personal and professional development
  • A fantastic education fund accessible to both employees and family members
If this sounds like your next career step, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, please email CV and Cover Letter to For more information please contact Sara Swailes on +64 (0)21 977921.

As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted drug assessment

For more info
Contact: Sara Swailes
mobile: +64 (0)21 977921
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