Employment Openings

Senior Procurement Forester

SMLLogs

Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc., a growing wood products manufacturer has an opportunity at their St. Marys Lumber sawmill (new mill built 2018) located at 153 Aviation Way St Marys PA:

Responsible for sourcing, purchase and management of hardwood timber and log contracts required to maintain desired inventories.

Responsibilities:

  • Motivate, manage, lead & support Procurement staff.
  • Collaborate with management and staff to develop overall procurement strategy/goals for the location.
  • Actively participate in the procurement of high-quality hardwood logs and timber to support inventory requirements.
  • Manage logging operations and logistics to ensure timely, well executed timber/log harvests.
  • Monitor, analyze and utilize data derived from BING/GP to ensure timely, accurate log/timber pricing.
  • Monitor industry/market for trends and changes.
  • Coordinate with Sawmill Manager regarding log quality/inventory levels.
  • Work with Accounting to develop procurement budget and monitor financial results.
  • Provide leader that promotes and culture of safety and best practices.
  • Work with HR to design/implement employee development programs.
  • Monitor department compliance with forestry related regulations and certification programs.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and 10 years of procurement experience.
  • Solid understanding of PA Hardwood Timber resources/markets.
  • General knowledge of logging/hauling practices (BMP’s).
  • Basic knowledge of sawmill operation.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, math and, communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter and, high degree of personal integrity.
  • Efficient while working with computers.
  • Valid PA Driver license.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions and lift/move 50+ lbs.

Successful candidates will meet minimum job requirements and will adhere to the Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc. Vision Statement, Leadership Competencies and Core Values. We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc.  If you are interested, please email your resume to Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at abowersox@bingamanlumber.com or mail to Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc., P.O. Box 247, Kreamer, PA 17833. Via fax 570-374-1108. E/O/E


(Updated 15 February 2019)

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