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Yard Leader

 
Posted On:
Mon, Dec 7th, 2020
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The Yard Leader will manage the wood yard from the scales to the debarker. Core responsibilities include (but not limited to) monitoring wood moisture, ensuring proper wood rotation, supervising and managing manpower and equipment in the yard to accommodate the mill. 
Closing Date:
Thu, Dec 31st, 2020

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise log unloaders, heavy equipment mechanics
  • Direct yard and heavy equipment maintenance –maintaining roads/ditches, log unloading equipment / initiate and manage through employees and contractors
  • Plan and direct appropriate wood rotation
  • Maintaining accurate inventory while monitoring moisture ratings

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proven experience managing or knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance
  • Prior experience in wood yard management, logging and/or road construction / maintenance
  • Proven ability to communicate the company’s safety message and ability to hold employees accountable
  • Demonstrated ability to use and apply a variety of software application such as MP2, any CMMS system, MS office, etc.

For more information contact:

James P. Bonnah, BBE
President
Cogent Resources Ltd.
Ottawa, Ontario | Canada
CALL: (613) 424-2308 |


Woodland Manager

 
Posted On:
Mon, Dec 7th, 2020
For More Information:
The Wood and Fiber Supply (W&FS) organization is key to ensuring that mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips. W&FS sources its wood from a mixture of Crown and private lands.
Closing Date:
Thu, Dec 31st, 2020

Responsibilities:


Procuring in excess of 1 MM tonnes annually the W&FS Location Manager position will direct and manage wood procurement operations for our facility. The position will be responsible for leading a team of procurement personnel and working with mill counterparts to create real long term value. Other responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development, ongoing review and execution of mill sourcing strategies based on cost, mill specifications and quality.
  • Develop a culture where safe work practices, safe work conditions and environmental compliance are core values, striving for compliance excellence.
  • Manage all levels of cost which include:
    • Wood & Fiber
    • Transportation
    • Overhead and Administration
    • Capital Employed
    • Meet strategic wood inventory targets.
    • Provide accurate wood costs forecast and volumes as needed short term by mill counterparts.
    • Participate in long term wood cost forecasts for long term strategic planning.
    • Supervise direct reports creating clear Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations (RREs), monitoring performance, providing feedback and ensuring accountability.
    • Dealing with Government Representatives and Industry Trade Associations to represent best interests.
    • Provide Leadership to Operations Area Superintendents and Contractors on License/certifications, to improve operating efficiencies.
    • Plan, monitor, and control road and harvesting operations through area Superintendent to assure effective and efficient operations.
    • Communications with internal staff and external parties to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Manage trade volumes with partner mills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Register Professional Forester - Preferred
  • At least 5 years’ work experience in wood procurement operations
  • Experience dealing with forestry related guidelines, policies and government law and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Wood and fiber procurement experience.
  • 5 years of supervisory experience.

For more information contact:

James P. Bonnah, BBE
President
Cogent Resources Ltd.
Ottawa, Ontario | Canada
CALL: (613) 424-2308 |


Fibre Flow Manager | AV Group

 
Posted On:
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2020
Location:
Woodlands Division
For More Information:
Closing Date:
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020

AV Group is an exciting and innovative company that is backed by world class strength, the Aditya Birla Group (ABG), a 55 billion $US corporation in the League of Fortune 500 companies. With operations in 36 countries, the Group is anchored by an extraordinary force of over 136,000 employees, belonging to 42 different nationalities. Over 60 per cent of its revenues flow from its overseas operations. As a member of The Aditya Birla Group based in India, our mandate is to produce specialty pulp products to service the textile industry. Consequently, we offer professional challenges in a range of disciplines to assist us to grow and operate. AV Group offers outstanding career opportunities as well as the chance to be a part of a developing team.

AV Group is currently recruiting for a Fibre Flow Manager – Woodlands Division.

Role Overview
Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and managing timber flows across our NB operations, including purchasing raw materials for two company owned pulp mills and managing third part sales from our harvesting operations. Responsibilities associated to this role include, but are not limited to:

  •  Manage all aspects of the residual fiber and purchase wood requirements including sourcing, negotiations, delivery schedules and contract management.
  • Manage all outside sales agreements of timber products from our woodlands operations including contract management, delivery schedule and negotiations.  Provide the leadership required to foster an environment of continuous improvement across the operation.

Candidate qualifications:

  • 5-10 Years progressive experience
  • Proven ability to deliver results
  • Promote and support all safety and environmental initiatives when performing roles and responsibilities
  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Is an energetic, enthusiastic, and team oriented individual
  • Strong understanding of the forest industry and wood flows in Eastern Canada
  • Exceptional organization, decision making and problem solving abilities.
  • Computer skills (MSOffice)
  • Bilingualism will be considered an asset

Why AV Group?
With AV Group you will become a part of a worldwide global company that understands the value of their employees. You will be part of a team that is built on strong values and work ethics. AV Group offers challenges in a wide range of disciplines and opportunities for professional growth, a competitive salary, competitive benefits package and a variety of training & development programs to help you develop the skills you need to build a successful career

If you believe you are a good fit for a fast-paced, challenging work environment, please submit your application before December 3, 2020.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Operations Supervisor | AV Group

 
Posted On:
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2020
Location:
Woodlands
For More Information:
Closing Date:
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020

AV Group is an exciting and innovative company that is backed by world class strength, the Aditya Birla Group (ABG), a 55 billion $US corporation in the League of Fortune 500 companies. With operations in 36 countries, the Group is anchored by an extraordinary force of over 136,000 employees, belonging to 42 different nationalities. Over 60 per cent of its revenues flow from its overseas operations. As a member of The Aditya Birla Group based in India, our mandate is to produce specialty pulp products to service the textile industry. Consequently, we offer professional challenges in a range of disciplines to assist us to grow and operate. AV Group offers outstanding career opportunities as well as the chance to be a part of a developing team.


AV Group is currently recruiting for an Operations Supervisor – Woodlands


Role Overview

  • Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and providing leadership and coaching to AV Group’s Field Operations. Responsibilities associated to this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating and manage harvesting, road building and transportation contractors, ensuring all health, safety and environmental regulation are met and exceeded.
  • Coaching contractors to ensure production, delivery and quality targets are consistently met and deliveries are on time and on budget  Provide the leadership required to foster an environment of continuous improvement across the operation

Candidate qualifications:

  • 3-5 Years supervisory experience
  • Proven ability to deliver results
  • Promote and support all safety and environmental initiatives when performing roles and responsibilities
  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Is an energetic, enthusiastic, and team oriented individual
  • Exceptional organization, decision making and problem solving abilities.
  • Computer skills (MSOffice)
  • Lean six sigma training would be considered an asset
  • Bilingualism will be considered an asset

If you believe you are a good fit for a fast-paced, challenging work environment, please submit your application to our Human Resources Department:


Why AV Group?
With AV Group you will become a part of a worldwide global company that understands the value of their employees. You will be part of a team that is built on strong values and work ethics. AV Group offers challenges in a wide range of disciplines and opportunities for professional growth, a competitive salary, competitive benefits package and a variety of training & development programs to help you develop the skills you need to build a successful career


If you believe you are a good fit for a fast-paced, challenging work environment, please submit your application before December 3, 2020.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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