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Administration Manager (Import/Export)

Company/Location: New Forests Asset Management Pty Limited - Melbourne

Jobs Description:

New Forests Timber Products Pty Ltd (NFTP) seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Administration Manager (Import/Export). You will be primarily responsible for the administration of woodchip sales to international buyers. Reporting to the Director Marketing, NFTP this role will be an important member of the three person NFTP team, based in Melbourne.

New Forests is a global investment manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies. We manage a diversified portfolio of sustainable timber plantations and conservation areas, carbon and conservation finance projects, agriculture, timber processing and infrastructure. We aim to generate shared prosperity for our clients and the communities in which we operate and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Compilation and management of international sales contracts for hardwood woodchips and related export documentation using existing templates.
  • Engagement with international customers relating to administration of shipping and sales contracts.
  • Managing chain of custody sustainability certification compliance.
  • Management of large sales and marketing data bases and coordination of third-party sourced market information data modules.
  • The provision of monthly and quarterly client reporting in relation to woodchip sales and market conditions.
  • The provision of Board reports as well as the financial reporting for the company (budgets and reconciliations).
  • Administration of the Melbourne office.
  • Assisting the Director with international travel planning and bookings related matters as required.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications, experience, and strengths:
  • Experience in international sales administration and legal documentation.
  • Experience with complex financial and trade data management using MS Excel.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Relevant qualifications (preferably in Commerce, Accounting or Administration) and/or relevant previous experience i.e. International Sales Administration.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and stay focussed to ensure accurate and timely outcomes.
  • Ability/desire to build strong relationships and work within a team environment; ability to work in a variety of environments and with different levels of people.
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and effectively.  
  • Ability and willingness to undertake some domestic travel (e.g. Albany - WA, Launceston – TAS, Mt Gambier – SA).

For more info
Contact: Jenna Mack
E-mail: careers@newforests.com
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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Forester

Company/Location: Timberlands Pacific PTY LTD - Launceston, Tasmania

Jobs Description:

Are you looking for opportunities to develop your skills and experience, working in a small team in a fast paced, flexible and supportive environment?

Due to a recent opening, we are seeking a talented person who enjoys the outdoors and the challenge of planning and implementing operational Tree Crop programs while delivering in a safe operating environment to best industry practice.

About us

Timberlands Pacific provides world class sustainable forest management on a significant scale, from establishment right through to sales and marketing of forest products.

Our estates include the Taswood Estate in Tasmania and Penola Plantations across the South Australian and Victorian borders. We are strongly committed to the regional communities in which we operate and creating value for our clients.

The Role

Based in Launceston, Tasmania, the position is a key member of our Tree Crop team, delivering a range of establishment, silvicultural, fire and research activities whilst actively promoting a strong health and safety culture and environmental awareness amongst our contractors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all Tree Crop activities in the Northeast of Tasmania while providing a supporting role in various operational programs that span the estate.

To be Successful

Applicants need to be self-motivated, hold a relevant qualification in forestry and experience in plantation forestry. They need to possess excellent communication, coordinating and team skills, and be able to analyse data, make recommendations and implement continual improvement.

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary package, flexible work options, private use of a work vehicle and generous benefits. Relocation assistance is also available.

At Timberlands Pacific we value diversity and are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and a safe workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

To submit an application please supply a cover letter together with your CV and email gayle.quin@tppl.com.au, or for a confidential discussion, contact Robin Dickson on (+61) 407 331 662.

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST 26 July 2024.

For more information on Timberlands Pacific, visit our website at www.tppl.com.au

For more info
Contact: Gayle Quin
E-mail: enquiries@tppl.com.au
Phone: (+61) 363 453 223

Applications close: Friday, 26-Jul-2024

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Forest Management

Estate Manager

Company/Location: OneFortyOne - Mount Gambier

Jobs Description:

OneFortyOne is a trans-Tasman business that owns and manages softwood plantation forests and operates sawmills in Australia and New Zealand. We produce and distribute timber and forest products across Australia, New Zealand and internationally. We are committed to redefining the value of fibre and we are always looking for ways to innovate across our operations, from breeding the best-performing trees through to future uses of wood fibre. Our Green Triangle Forests Estate is the largest and longest established sustainably managed Forest Estate in South Australia.

The Role:

As Estate Manager you will be a member of the Green Triangle Forests Leadership Team and report to the General Manager. Leading a team of four specialists and managing a department of 30 employees and up to 200 contractors, the position has overall responsibility for the safe and effective management of our 95,000-hectare Forest Estate. Within the Estate department you will oversee key areas of:

  • Silviculture practises and systems.
  • Fire Protection focusing on prevention, response capability and recovery.
  • Nursery Operations supplying seedlings to meet internal and customer demand.
  • Forest Research programs improving our practices and genetics.
To be successful in this role you will need relevant experience across the above key areas and be capable of:
  • Leading Wellbeing and Safety programs in line with our commitment to everyone going Home Safe and Well.
  • Developing an engaged highly skilled and collaborative team that has the capability to consistently deliver operational and strategic goals.
  • Developing and deploying plans, strategies, business cases and budgets aligned with our goals and vision.
  • Managing compliance with governance and social responsibility obligations through existing systems and processes.
  • Leading and promoting a culture of continuous improvement in all that we do.
  • Managing projects to ensure they achieve agreed outcomes safely, on time and on budget.
We are looking for an experienced or aspiring Estate Manager, that has the leadership and functional and technical capabilities required to be successful in this role. If this sounds like you and you want to join a winning team that will support your ongoing success, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Interested? Confidential enquiries can be made to Steve King, Manager Human Resources on (+61) 488 756 976. 

To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to careers@onefortyone.com

OneFortyOne encourages applicants of all genders, ages, and cultures, including First Nations people, people with disability, and LGBTIQA+ people.  

For more info
Contact: Mae Steele
E-mail: careers@onefortyone.com
Phone: (+61) 439 089 483

Applications close: Saturday, 27-Jul-2024

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Forester

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Manjimup, Western Australia

Jobs Description:

PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. We are seeking a full-time Forester, for a role based in the Manjimup region of Western Australia. Candidates with previous experience working in industries including agriculture, forestry, and land management will be considered.

The successful candidate will be actively involved in all aspects of harvest management and provide professional, efficient, and cost-effective services to PF Olsen Australia’s clients. A big component of this role is allocated to Forest Management and Protection, which includes firefighting and fire standby rosters. The successful candidate will deliver on a range of Forest Management activities by ensuring site-specific work orders are in place while actively promoting a strong health and safety culture. You will deliver on these efficiencies by building strong relationships with staff, contractors, clients and other stakeholders.

To succeed at PF Olsen Australia and in this role, you need to have the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise your workload and manage conflicting deadlines.
  • Well-developed writing skills with attention to detail, to facilitate accurate and timely preparation of client reports.
  • Ability to own your work and take control of tasks.
  • High level of professionalism during day-to-day dealings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others towards a common goal.
  • Proven experience in analysing information and problem-solving.
  • Availability to travel within the region, and interstate from time to time.
Candidates from the Manjimup region are encouraged to apply since many of the properties you will be looking after are in Boyup Brook, Manjimup, Bridgetown and Pemberton.

It is preferable but not essential for you to understand harvesting principles, practical operational experience, including fire management, and technical abilities that facilitate decision making to achieve the best return for our clients.

In return PF Olsen offers:
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Use of company car.
  • Mobile phone, tablet, and laptop.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Family friendly working environment.
  • On the job training.
  • A motivated team of people who enjoy what they do.
If you think this opportunity might be for you, email your resume along with a cover letter to Menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com. For more information about PF Olsen Australia visit www.pfolsen.com.

PF Olsen is an equal opportunity provider.

Applications close on Friday 16 August 2024.

For more info
Contact: Menika Kukreja
E-mail: Menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com
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Forest Planner (Forest Management Plan)

Company/Location: Department of Biodiversity Conservations - Bunbury, WA

Jobs Description:

Under general direction of the Senior Forest Planner:

  • Prepares and co-ordinates planning documentation for ecological thinning operations in native forests to ensure timely submission of proposals through the DBCA Disturbance Approval System, including co-ordination of services provided by contractors or other government agencies.
  • Manages field demarcation of Forest Enhancement Areas (FEA) to meet standards for roading, silvicultural, and other provisions in the jarrah regrowth, karri regrowth and mining rehabilitation areas.
  • Reports on compliance of operations with conditions of Disturbance Approval System approvals.
Selection Criteria

Applicants should address the following five (5) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than five (5) pages in total.
  1. Experience in field assessment, planning or managing disturbance operations in native forests, with sound understanding of activities associated with forest thinning operations (including prescribed fire) and the multiple forest values being considered in operational plans.
  2. Well-developed written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels, including skills in consultation, negotiation and leadership.
  3. Well-developed skills and experience using Geographic Information Systems, Global Positioning Systems and databases to prepare plans and inform field survey activities.
  4. Experience in liaising to achieve organisational objectives with external organisations including other government agencies, private companies, local authorities and stakeholders.
  5. Well-developed project management and scheduling skills, with demonstrated ability to compile operational plans and reports.
The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current Working With Children Check and a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

How to Apply
  • Phone enquiries – Jodie Miller (+61) 8 9771 7945
  • Applications – visit https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au (search for Position No. DBCA3162800)
  • Applications close – Wednesday, 31 July 2024 at 12 noon (AWST)

For more info
Contact: Jodie Miller
E-mail: jodie.miller@dbca.wa.gov.au
Phone: (+61) 8 9771 7945
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Senior Forest Planner (Forest Management Plan)

Company/Location: Department of Biodiversity Conservations - Bunbury, Western Australia

Jobs Description:

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is committed to promoting biodiversity and conservation to enrich people’s lives, through sustainable management of Western Australia’s species, ecosystems, lands and the attractions in the department’s care.

Under general supervision this position:

  • Leads the integrated planning and design of Forest Enhancement Areas (FEAs) on the ecological thinning program for jarrah and karri regrowth, mining rehabilitation and catchment trials, in accordance with the Forest Management Plan 2024-2033 (FMP)
  • Ensures the completion of FEA plans through the Disturbance Approval System (DAS) to guarantee all statutory requirements, authorisations and environmental assessments are in place prior to commencement of disturbance operations in FEAs.
  • Ensures evidence of compliance of operations with DAS is gathered for monitoring and reporting purposes.
The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

To allow the selection panel to make a proper assessment of your application, please follow the application instructions outlined in the job application package, available on the WA Government Jobs Board at https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/ (search for Position No. DBCA3156561).

For further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, please visit https://www.dbca.wa.gov.au/.

For further information about this position, please contact Mr Peter Murray on (+61) 8 9771 7963.

Closing date: Friday, 2 August 2024 at 12 Noon AWST (2pm AEST). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.

Click here to apply.

For more info
Contact: Peter Murray
E-mail: peter.murray@dbca.wa.gov.au
Phone: (+61) 8 9771 7963
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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Wood Machinist

Company/Location: Designer Timber Products - Clayton, Melbourne

Jobs Description:

Designer Timber Products is a family run business established 3 years ago after to acquisition of another business, specialising in supplying architectural timber products to the cabinet making and building trades.

Producing custom timber mouldings and dressed timber products as well manufacture decorative laminated products like benchtops and panels.

We are based in Clayton which is close to the Melbourne city centre and close to the beaches of Bayside, Southeastern Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula which are great places to live and raise a family.

As the Wood Machinist, you will be required to perform a wide range of tasks including:

  • Operate and maintain all the woodworking machines within our factory which includes latest in Woodworking machinery technology such as our Weinig Powermat 6 head moulder, Weinig Gold 6 head moulder, Re saw bandsaw, Multi ripsaw, thicknesser, jointer, end matcher & wide belt planer sander etc
  • Design and make profiles and operate grinding machinery to make profiles and maintain tooling.
  • Stacking & grading of timber.
  • Pulling and preparation of orders & stock management
  • Ensuring the warehouse is neat and tidy at all times
  • Measuring and cutting timber - reading from cutting lists
  • Forklift operation loading and unloading of trucks .
  • Using all manner of hand/power and air tools
  • Ability to receive and deliver consistent feedback in order to support progression within the company.

The above is not exhaustive, and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Responsibility

  • Must have an attention to detail, take pride in their work and have a good work ethic.
  • Must be hard working and diligent.
  • Strong time management and communication skills.
  • Be honest, reliable and punctual and hold a current drivers and forklift licence.
  • Operate various workshop machines as required.
  • Be self-motivated and a team player to succeed with room for growth within the Company.

The job responsibilities vary according to the role, however working safely and following appropriate OH&S practices is essential.

Benefits

We are offering a highly competitive salary package to the right candidate as well assistance in relocation to Melbourne as required.

For more info
Contact: Richard Bugg
E-mail: richard.b@designertimberproducts.com.au
Phone: (+61) 395 444 325
mobile: (+61) 430 934 693

Applications close: Friday, 9-Aug-2024

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Site Manager

Company/Location: AKD - Colac

Jobs Description:

The Site Manager for AKD’s Colac Site is responsible for the leadership and operations of the company’s largest sawmill, employing 350 staff and producing 700,000m3 of product.

The role holds significant leadership responsibilities, overseeing the safe and efficient management of one of Australia's largest and most complex sawmills.

The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate a keen attention to detail and take pride in the outcomes achieved by the team. They must be willing to challenge and enhance existing management processes and systems as well as uphold high standards and lead by example. Driving the team to embrace a culture of continuous improvement.

The Site Manager will need to have the skills to lead a team that is able to adapt and innovate, whilst ensuring we meet our customers’ specific requirements. Proficient stakeholder management skills are crucial, particularly in engaging across the organisation, ensuring alignment of objectives and performance.

This is a unique opportunity to take an exciting leadership role in a large modern sawmill that has a history of growth and performance and a bright future of constant evolution.

The Company:

AKD (the company) is a 100% Australian owned and operated integrated forestry and timber processing company with its head office based in Colac, Victoria, where it was founded in 1955. AKD is owned equally by four of the founding family company shareholders.

Driven by the company’s 1100+ employees, AKD has built an excellent reputation for its quality, service and flexibility. AKD has a wide range of products and an end-to-end planning process that enables products to be made to order and dispatched to our customers across Australia. AKD’s products are used in a wide range of applications, including in the housing, outdoor, renovations, garden and landscaping, and agricultural markets.

AKD is recognised for its exceptional service and relationship-approach, coupled with being the largest softwood sawmiller in Australia.

To be successful:

You will need to cultivate a positive and engaging work environment that fosters individual growth and success. You must be capable of fostering unity and reliability within the team, establishing a cohesive, dependable, and proud workforce to achieve operational excellence and drive success.

A driven individual, you will constantly seek out areas for improvement in all aspects of the site’s operations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing and driving performance of the Colac site.
  • Leading and developing a strong team to achieve performance while maintaining our Zero Harm culture.
  • Continuously improving standards across all elements of the site.
  • Influencing stakeholders to achieve optimal business outcomes.
  • Supporting and assisting with the effective implementation of the overarching AKD Strategy.
  • Driving and instilling continuous improvement into the culture of the Colac site.
  • Analysing performance trends and taking early actions to address concerns.
  • Continuously developing an engaged workforce that feels rewarded for effort.
  • Developing the workforce and establishing a clear succession plan.
  • Whilst individually leading the Colac site, also contributing to the leadership of the wider business.
We are looking for a driven self-starter and solutions-orientated independent thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to identify, present and act on value creation opportunities.

The Site Manager - Colac will need to be a people-orientated person with strong communication and influencing skills.

You will need to adapt to a flexible and fast-paced environment, focusing on critical strategic priorities and performance effectiveness. Simultaneously, you will need to be able to set and achieve a combination of short and long-term goals.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and driven proven leader, or an individual looking for the next opportunity in their career.

If you are looking for a genuinely fulfilling role – challenging rather than caretaking - and one that offers significant personal and professional growth, we look forward to meeting you.

To Apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jli@heidrick.com

For more info
Contact: Jenny Li (Heidrick & Struggles)
E-mail: jli@heidrick.com
Phone: (+61) 403 316 571
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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Tree Crop Technical Manager

Company/Location: Aratu Forests Limited - Tairawhiti Gisborne

Jobs Description:

Aratu Forests Limited manages 35,000ha of forestland all within a 100km radius of our office in the Gisborne CBD. As an organisation Aratu has a long-term view and is supported by a parent company with global reach and a will to do the right thing.

The Position

Reporting to the COO this role within the Tree Crop team will be essential to the business ensuring existing operations are conducted in a timely and efficient manner and support us into the future as we consider land use change and climate change impact.

We are seeking an experienced, energetic person to manage all technical and planning aspects of the Tree Crop team. This is a growth opportunity for someone to step into a management role and be involved in leading the development of techniques to optimise operations within the existing crop and develop land use transition strategies for the future. Key responsibilities will include –

  • Support and provide strategic recommendations to the business as we develop a sustainable model on the land we manage.
  • Management of the forest inventory program including growth and yield, conversion factors, Carbon, and in the future biodiversity assets.
  • Assist the Tree Crop Operations Manager in planning and scheduling all the key operations within the Tree Crop team, including but not limited to:
    • Waste thinning, land preparation, planting, releasing, ground stabilisation etc.
  • Assisting with budget preparation and review of financial performance.
The Person

In addition to a can-do, flexible “team first” attitude, for this role you will need:
  • Degree or Diploma in Forestry or related discipline.
  • 5 years industry experience.
  • Interest, adaptability, and confidence to operate in a dynamic, evolving and challenging operational environment.
  • A passion for innovation, and leading best practice including in Health and Safety and Environmental outcomes.
  • Experience in spatial data capture and analysis using ESRI Arc suite and drone imagery.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an attention to detail.
  • Strong Word, Excel and forestry sector specific software skills.
  • A passion for leading best practice.
In return we provide our team of 30 with:
  • Competitive remuneration,
  • Comprehensive employee medical insurance and EAP service,
  • A family friendly modern work environment,
  • Staff clothing allocation,
  • Generous training allowances to further develop skills.
To apply, or for more information about the role, please contact HR@aratuforests.co.nz

For more information about Aratu Forests visit https://aratuforests.co.nz/ or https://www.linkedin.com/company/aratuforestsltd

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close: COB Friday 2nd of August

For more info
E-mail: HR@aratuforests.co.nz
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Forest Management

Harvest Operations Coordinator, Tauranga

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests

Jobs Description:
Rayonier Matariki Forests is one of the largest forestry companies in New Zealand with more than 120,000 hectares of plantations across the country. With 100 employees and approx. 700 of the best contractors in NZ, we deliver quality logs into both the domestic and export markets.

We make safety everyone’s top priority at Rayonier and because it is important to us, we do everything we can to look after the land and the people working on it. We provide a great working environment - challenging our people with continuous learning and interesting projects.

We are currently seeking a new team member for our Bay of Plenty region, based in Tauranga. This is an operational role that requires strong relationship management skills and the ability to drive improvements throughout our supply chain through new technology.

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role has key responsibilities in:

  • managing harvesting crews in a mechanised environment
  • coordinating woodflow logistics
  • participating in innovation projects and deploying technology in the forest
  • meeting customer expectations with quality and value recovery
  • leading and supporting health and safety within the business
  • focusing on sustainability and looking after the land
This role will undertake roading and harvest plan duties including but not limited to the following:
  • provide detailed harvest plans for specific identified sale areas
  • maintain regular supplier contact on road, landing construction and maintenance activities ensure the environmental compliance of roading contractors with EMS policies and procedures.
Your sound practical knowledge of forestry operations, good commercial acumen and great communication skills, will be key to your success in this role. You will need to be proactive and have the courage to challenge the status quo.

A qualification in forestry, and suitable relevant experience within the industry is preferred, but not essential.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, superannuation and a wellness allowance.

We are an inclusive and equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of our people. We are proud to provide an engaging and rewarding employee experience for all, with particular focus on employee wellbeing, flexible work practices and a culture of learning and development.
Applications can be forwarded to Jo Harbin, nzrecruitment@rayonier.com with a CV and brief letter outlining experience and qualifications.

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com

Applications close: Sunday, 28-Jul-2024

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Harvest Operations Coordinator

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests - Southland

Jobs Description:

Rayonier Matariki Forests is one of the largest forestry companies in New Zealand with more than 120,000 hectares of plantations across the country. With 100 employees and approx. 700 of the best contractors in NZ, we deliver quality logs into both the domestic and export markets.

We make safety everyone’s top priority at Rayonier and because it is important to us, we do everything we can to look after the land and the people working on it. We provide a great working environment - challenging our people with continuous learning and interesting projects.

We are currently seeking a new team member for our Southland region, based in Invercargill. This is an operational role that requires strong relationship management skills and the ability to drive improvements throughout our supply chain through new technology.

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role has key responsibilities in:

  • managing harvesting crews in a mechanised environment
  • coordinating woodflow logistics
  • participating in innovation projects and deploying technology in the forest
  • meeting customer expectations with quality and value recovery
  • supporting constant improvement in health and safety within the business
  • focusing on sustainability and looking after the land
Your sound practical knowledge of forestry operations, good commercial acumen and great communication skills, will be key to your success in this role. You will need to be proactive and have the courage to challenge the status quo.

A qualification in forestry, and suitable relevant experience within the industry is preferred, but not essential.

We are an inclusive and equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of our people. We are proud to provide an engaging and rewarding employee experience for all, with particular focus on employee wellbeing, flexible work practices and a culture of learning and development.

To apply please submit a CV and brief letter outlining experience and qualifications. Applications close 4 August 2024.

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com

Applications close: Sunday, 4-Aug-2024

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Forester

Company/Location: Pamu Farms of New Zealand (Landcorp) - Otago & Southland

Jobs Description:

  • Manage a portfolio of forests on Pāmu farms
  • Relocation costs, health, and life insurance
  • $80,000 to $110,000 – expected appointment range
Regular travel - discover the essence of living and working across Otago and Southland (Te Anau Basin)

The Opportunity

Otago and Southland offer not just breathtaking landscapes and a relaxed lifestyle but also a thriving forestry industry. This role will operate across both Otago and Southland (Te Anau Basin), so you will enjoy the travel, but home (your base) could be in either location.

Pāmu is leading the way in large scale farm forestry approach which can be modelled across NZ. We are innovative and trying new things to grow high value forests. You get to join this journey and help manage a diverse forestry portfolio. You will be influential in designing afforestation plans with an emphasis on alternative tree species where they are most suitable.

You will maintain 2,800ha of forest in the two regions (1,350 ha Otago and 1,450ha in Southland) to the highest standards from both a technical and commercial aspect. You will work on existing farm forests ranging from 5ha to 1,000ha in size to improve the final crop and environmental impacts of forestry. Pamu has significant afforestation plans for the two regions which you lead and implement.

This is not a desk job, your days will be varied, in the forest (3-4 days a week) managing crews, navigating the terrain, and interacting with our farm team, the other (1-2 days a week) will be spent in the office planning, preparing budgets, and attending meetings, the office days will be solo, so you will be comfortable working independently. Your manager is supportive and will empower you to make decisions.

The expected appointing range for this role is: $80,000 to $110,000 – depending on skills and experience.

Why Choose Otago or Southland

Otago and Southland boast not only stunning natural beauty but also a strong community spirit and an excellent quality of life.

From the rugged coastlines to the serene lakes and lush forests, the region offers an unparalleled backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The area is renowned for its recreational opportunities, including skiing, hiking, and fishing, ensuring a balanced lifestyle outside of work.

About You

You will join a growing team and drive the collaboration and sharing of best forestry practice across Pāmu, and you will relay these expectations to forestry contractors and farm teams. So, you must have:
  • A proven record for successfully delivering forestry work programmes
  • Sound knowledge of relevant legal and policy frameworks
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Leadership experience, including managing people
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Proven planning, influencing and facilitation skills
  • A commitment to promoting health and safety standards and practices
Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, health and life Insurance along with extended parental leave benefits. Pāmu offers an extra day off during the Christmas break and the role comes with a vehicle for business use.

If you are out of the area, we can chat about relocation support for the successful candidate.

Apply Now

For more details, please contact Simon Van Haandel – Forestry Business Manager:vanhaandels@landcorp.co.nz or (+64) 22 6319 175.

Applications close Sunday 04 August 2024. We will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with applicants prior to closing date. To submit your application please follow this link: Here

For more info
Contact: Simon Van Haandel – Forestry Business Manager
E-mail: vanhaandels@landcorp.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 22 6319 175
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Forestry IT

Senior Resource Forester / Remote Sensing Analyst

Company/Location: Interpine Group Ltd - Rotorua

Jobs Description:

Interpine Group Ltd (Interpine) is a forestry and land use consulting and data management company based in Rotorua. We specialise in information technology and are experts in forestry data management systems, GIS, LiDAR, remote sensing, resource inventory and UAV (drone) technology.

The Position:

Due to ever expanding workloads we are looking for a full-time Resource Forester to join the Interpine Team based in Rotorua. As the ideal candidate you will be solution driven, self-motivated and committed to providing quality outputs. Using your technical expertise, you will be able to analyse data and interpret requirements to provide innovative solutions.

Key tasks include:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of plantation blocks throughout their lifecycle.
  • Interpret various forms of data to determine optimal timings for forest operations.
  • Predict forest productivity by leveraging new and historical data.
  • Design and implement forest sampling programmes.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, Environmental Science or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in forestry operations and data analysis.
  • Strong understanding of forest ecosystems and growth dynamics.
  • Proficiency with tools and software for forestry data collection and analysis, including PlotSafe and YTGEN.
  • Proficiency with GIS and remote sensing data and analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
Preferred skills and knowledge:
  • Experience with ESRI software (ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, Survey123)
  • Experience with UAV technology, or an interest to learn.
  • Programming skills (R or Python) would be beneficial.
We offer a competitive salary, ongoing training and development and a high level of technical expertise. The role will require you to work independently and as part of a wider team from our Rotorua office with some travel within New Zealand. Applications for this position must hold a Full drivers license and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The Location:

The Rotorua lakes with surrounding bush and mountains means Rotorua is hard to beat for an outdoor lifestyle. Boating, mountain biking, tramping, hunting and fishing are all on the doorsteps of a beautiful city with affordable housing. Rotorua’s central location means most of the North Island is within easy driving reach. Don’t miss this opportunity to join our Rotorua team in this new role. Send your CV and cover letter to admin@interpine.co.nz

Applications close 21st July 2024

For more info
Contact: Admin
E-mail: admin@interpine.co.nz
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Marketing and Sales

Technical Sales Manager

Company/Location: The Stirling Group - Australia and New Zealand

Jobs Description:

The Stirling Group is the parent of our integrated companies specialising in both solid timber and manufactured boards industries. Offering total support solutions from Capital Equipment right through to tooling and maintenance services. Our dedication and passion are resulting in continued growth in Australia and New Zealand.

The Role

Right now, we’re on the hunt for a Technical Sales Manager to join the Stirling Group to provide product solutions, technical recommendations, and advice to facilitate sales growth specifically to the Mouldings Industry. You will work with our existing portfolio of clients while actively pursuing new clients.

The role is to strengthen existing partnerships with moulding companies across Australia and NZ as well as build rapport and expand to new business as well. Identifying and presenting new capital equipment solutions will be a core of the role along with strengthening and growing the tooling business as well.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is driven and has experience in setting up and running 4 sided moulders, grinding and sharpening tooling, along with experience in Bandsaws, Multi Rip, Docking Saw and Endmatchers.

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For more info
Contact: Craig Honeyman
E-mail: craig@thestirlinggroup.com.au
Phone: (+61) 7 3881 3056

Applications close: Saturday, 27-Jul-2024

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Production Supervisor

Company/Location: Waipapa Pine - Northland

Jobs Description:

Waipapa Pine is a leading provider of high-quality timber products located in the beautiful Northland area. We have two sawmills, one in Waipapa near Kerikeri in the gorgeous Bay of Islands, and another in Whangarei. We are committed to delivering exceptional products and services to our clients while maintaining the highest environmental standards. And we are proud to be part of the Fletcher Building Group of companies.

Right now, we have a great opportunity for a strong leader with a safety and quality bias to learn and grow a career in the timber industry. We require a production supervisor for one of the operational teams within our Mill. The role is tasked with maximising production, while also ensuring that our people are safe, motivated, and fully trained. You will develop strategies to improve processing performance, safety, quality and employee development.

What you will bring:

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy collaborating with other teams and communicating at all levels of the business
  • Be curious about learning and enjoy problem solving and taking a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role, and ideally have also completed a supervisory or leadership course
  • A detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards and show a firm focus on the highest levels of health and safety
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to quality
  • Care about your team and want to develop and train them.
What we offer:

We understand that our people are our greatest asset, therefore, being part of the Fletcher Building Group, you will have access to these awesome benefits:
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Relocation assistance
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Discounts, lots of them; Across a range of businesses and products
  • An incredible Employee Education Fund, funding anything from a Diploma to a Master’s Degree
  • Employee Welfare Fund to help in times of need
  • Ability to join the Fletcher Building share scheme
  • An industry-leading parental leave scheme
  • Ability to participate in FB wide groups that focus on diversity, sustainability and many other key initiatives
At Waipapa Pine, we offer more than just a job; we provide a supportive and inclusive work environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts, contribute to meaningful projects, and advance your career in a thriving organization committed to excellence and sustainability. If you are passionate about people and are eager to join a dynamic team in the timber industry, we'd love to hear from you. Join us at Waipapa Pine and be a part of a successful team that’s shaping the future of timber manufacturing!

For more info
Contact: Nikki Baguley
E-mail: Nikki.Baguley@fbu.com
Phone: (+64) 27 235 6735
mobile: (+64) 27 235 6735

Applications close: Friday, 26-Jul-2024

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Saw Doctor

Company/Location: Kiwi Lumber - Gisborne

Jobs Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Saw Doctor to assist with our sawmill operations. Key duties include:

  • Undertake saw changes as per production plan requirements
  • Be the first point of contact for attending sawing issues, when required
  • Undertake saw shop activities and maintenance including repairing, daily servicing tasks, sharpening knives, levelling and tensioning of all types of saws
  • Manage stock levels
  • Operate under company H&S standards at all times
  • Assist the team with other duties as required, such as training, housekeeping & computer documentation
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

Ideally you will have:
  • Two to three years’ experience in Saw Doctoring managing the saw shop activities for a sawmill
  • Sound written, numeracy and computer skills
  • NZ Certificate in Saw Doctoring or equivalent
  • You’ll also have a positive, can-do attitude, with the ability to undertake work in a safe and efficient way to ensure our health and safety, quality standards and production requirements are met.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • We offer our employees:
  • Competitive wages/bonuses
  • Ongoing training, development and promotion opportunities
  • Access to discounted prices on our products
  • Health and wellbeing related benefits/subsidies
If you want to be supported in developing your career and rewarded for what you do, then make the move to Kiwi Lumber!

ABOUT US:

Kiwi Lumber is a privately owned, growing and progressive sawmilling company marketing Radiata Pine to the USA, Australia, Europe, Asia and New Zealand markets. The group currently employees over 300 staff across four production sites located in Masterton, Dannevirke, Putaruru and Gisborne.

Kiwi Lumber produce an extensive range of products that are specific to the needs of our domestic and international customers. By providing a consistent quality of resource along with the use of modern technology and systems, Kiwi Lumber is able to produce a diverse range of products to stringent quality and service standards.

WHERE TO FROM HERE?

Please email Narissa your contact details so that she can call you for a friendly chat. Email - Narissa.Sutton@kiwilumber.co.nz

For more information on our business please visit www.kiwilumber.co.nz or https://www.facebook.com/kiwilumber

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For more info
Contact: Narissa Sutton
E-mail: narissa.sutton@kiwilumber.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 6 261 5687
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