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With a dedicated team of professional staff our forest operations are developed and maintained as a key strategic component of our business growth.

  • Currently own and manage 8,000 hectares of pinus radiata plantations.
  • Apply intensive management regimes to deliver quality products and to ensure sustainable forest management.
  • Plantation products, each with a range of size and grade, include: sawlog; veneer log; roundwood; woodchip.
  • Commitment to an annual expansion program.
  • Network of contractors – site preparation and land management, planting, silviculture, harvesting and transport of logs for processing.
  • Active member of Southern Tree Breeders Association – develop tree quality and management technology.
  • Active participation as a CFA Forest Industry Brigade with trained AKD employees and AKD owned appliances maintained for deployment under the CFA structure.

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Recovery Champion

Reporting to the Business Development Manager this position will contribute to the growth and profitability of the company through managing and coordinating systems and controls to ensure optimal and accurate recovery of product.

This is a hands on role managing the day-to-day electronic scanning and process optimisation systems, with responsibility spanning all facets of AKD’s operations. The Recovery Champion must ensure calibration and alignment of equipment is scheduled and performed according to clearly defined procedures.

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Credit Controller

We are seeking an experienced, energetic and diligent Credit Controller. This is a permanent full time position, reporting to the Finance Manager with responsibility for the Accounts Receivable function.

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