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ND Paper, Inc.
Mount Washington Area, United States
12 days ago
ND Paper, Inc.
Mount Washington Area, United States
12 days ago


We are looking to hire top talent to join our dynamic team! ND Paper offers full benefits and a competitive compensation. In addition the area provides a playground for the outdoor enthusiast, a premier ski resort town and the picturesque view of Mount Washington. We are currently seeking an experienced Fiber Procurement professional to support our operations in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire.  The position encompasses working with other procurement professionals in a strong team environment, to aggressively procure high-quality fiber for the Rumford Mill, with specific focus on supporting the Shelburne, NH Chip Plant.  If you are a hard-working, problem-solving, and performance driven fiber procurement professional, this is the transformational opportunity that you have been looking for.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate safety as a core value and establish a safe work environment by actively leading the safe execution of work
  • Negotiate pulpwood, chip, biomass, and contractor service agreements associated with all aspects of fiber procurement to support the Rumford Mill, associated chip plants, and other company facilities
  • Manage suppliers to meet aggressive cost, volume, and fiber quality targets, including achieving rapid resolutions of fiber or service quality issues
  • Utilize the LIMS wood settlement system, with increasing competence, to manage contracts, quota, deliveries and to administer other fiber service activities.
  • Gather critical market intelligence on regional supply and demand by understanding positions and strategies of competing fiber consumers
  • Support scaling activities, including assigned off-hours coverage of the automated Rumford Mill scale and other scaling-related activities at associated chip plants
  • Effectively and professionally communicate with all participants in the supply chain including loggers, truckers, landowners, supplier representatives, mill personnel, mill and corporate management, auditors, and the public
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


The Successful Candidate will possess and utilize:

  • Bachelor’s Degree:  Forest Engineering, Forest Operations, Forestry, Forest Management, or Business Management. 
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in fiber procurement or forest management activities
  • Strong negotiation skills and a willingness to have the “difficult” discussions when required
  • A constant focus on working safely and setting a strong safety example for everyone around them
  • A relentless drive to improve their skill set to benefit themselves and the company
  • Strong analytic and “big picture” strategic thinking skills. 
  • The ability and desire to look for “out-of-the-box” solutions to challenging and complex situations
  • The ability to work independently with limited supervision, capable of making decisions and execute strategy in a fast-changing, limited-information environment
  • A solid understanding of fiber costing, the factors that drive cost movement, and the effective management of those cost factors.
  • Exposure to the regional forest products industry
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong competency using Microsoft Office and other common business applications.  Experience with LIMS and SAP is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and the willingness to operate a motor vehicle under extended driving distances and conditions, including occasional overnight travel
  • Willingness to operate in an environment of constant change with multiple priorities
  • A “team player” attitude, with focus on execution of common goals

No unsolicited resumes - ND Paper does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume you submit to us will immediately become the property of ND Paper. If you would like to become a recruiter for ND Paper, please contact us and we will agree in writing to terms and the specific job roles for which you are authorized to recruit.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63166079
  • Location:
    Mount Washington Area, United States
  • Company Name For Job: ND Paper, Inc.
  • Position Title: Procurement Forester - Shelburne, NH Chip Plant
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Function: Procurement Forester
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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