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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

National Fibre Supply Manager

21 February 2019

National Fibre Supply Manager

 AKD Softwoods is a vertically integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products and employing over 1,000 people across three states. We seek people who share our values and our commitment to ensuring we have a truly sustainable business. In return, there are great opportunities to develop your career while being rewarded and recognised for your contribution.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute, self-motivated person to join our business in the newly created strategic role.

In this role you will be responsible for all of AKD’s fibre supply procurement, ensuring that sufficient supply is secured of the appropriate quality, on both a short and long-term basis for our sawmill and post and pole operations. The role will include managing existing wood supply agreements and negotiating new supply arrangements for the national business, as well as ensuring AKD has positive relationships with key suppliers.

The Fibre Supply Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing key supply relationships
  • Take a long term strategic view
  • Participate in the annual strategic planning process
  • Explore opportunities to expand the resource base through a variety of models

In order to be considered for this role:

  • Have a sound knowledge of Forestry Supply Chain processes
  • Absolute commitment to Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational and relationship management skills 
  • Prepared to travel nationally on a regular basis
  • Tertiary qualifications preferred

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and organisational fit. If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘FS0219’ to the below address.

Applications Close 7th March 2019. Immediate start available.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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