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Fibre Supply Scheduler - Applications Closed

20 March 2018


AKD Softwoods is a successful and integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. With a proud history, stable ownership and employing over 600 people, AKD Softwoods are focused on building a culture of continuous improvement and are looking for the ‘right’ person to join their team.

Due to the growth of the organisation over recent years, we are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute, self motivated person to join our Forestry team in the newly created role of Fibre Supply Scheduler.

The role:

This role has been developed to plan and manage the short to medium term fibre supply activities of the business’s Victorian operations in order to meet and exceed operational and financial targets.

Ensuring that the appropriate systems, structures, relationships and practices are in place to execute sustainable fibre supply activities, the position will work closely with the sales, operations and the wider forestry departments.

The position will be involved in strategic procurement activities determining best value for fibre direction and purpose. Fostering strong relationships with key suppliers, contractors and customers the Fibre Supply Scheduler will also support the Resources Manager with strategic planning, development and continuous improvement of the Forestry function.

To be successful in this role, the applicant should:

  • Have a sound knowledge of Forestry Supply Chain processes
  • Possess advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • Be well organised with excellent communication skills
  • Be autonomous and self driven, but  also work well in a team environment.
  • Have strong computer skills, including highly advanced excel skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications are looked upon favourably, however those with previous relevant experience or a willingness to learn or undergo further studies are encouraged to also apply.

Remuneration commensurate on skills, experiences and fit to the organisational culture. If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code FSS0318 to the below details.

For further information and a copy of the Position Description visit akd.com.au or contact Recruitment on (03) 5231 9100

Note: Applications Close 30th March 2018. Pre-employment testing may be required.

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

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