AREA MANAGER - WFS
Company: Koch Industries
Posted on: January 26, 2023
We are seeking an Area Manager for the Albany, GA pine sawmill. The
Area Manager will lead the Albany GA WFS team to pursue their
shared vision of managing the wood supply operations in a safe and
compliant manner. This a unique opportunity to take a leadership
role in the business and partner directly with the management team.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing a mill
sourcing plan for the facility based on cost and quality while
maintaining the needed supply of raw materials. This position will
also be responsible for the oversight of the log quality program
and scaling operations supporting the Albany facility.
Procuring more than 1 million tons of timber annually, the W&FS
Area Manager position will participate in wood procurement
operations for the Albany, GA Building Products facility and other
GP wood consuming mills in the basin. The Area Manager position
will be responsible for working with mill counterparts to create
real long-term value.
What You Will Do In Your Role
- Environmental, health, and safety excellence - lead team to
pursue excellence in these areas for all aspects of
- Develop points of view to set mill sourcing strategies based on
cost, quality, and inventories. Lead team in executing sourcing
strategies and adapting to changes in supply and demand.
- Manage all levels of cost which include wood and fiber
purchases and sales as well as overhead and administration
- Establish and execute inventory strategies including mill
inventory and future supply inventory.
- Promote a Principle Based Management (PBM -) based culture
where integrity, compliance, innovation and transformation are key
to everyday activities.
- Maintain customer focus including consistent communication with
mill partners and provision of wood cost and volume forecasts as
needed. Stay abreast of mill issues and respond appropriately with
sense of urgency.
- Develop personnel for duties with increased responsibility
based on skills and abilities. Look for opportunities to develop
talent on team and work with employees to self-actualize. The
Experience You Will Bring
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Forestry, Procurement, Supply
Chain, or related field.
- 5 or more years of experience in Forestry, Procurement, Supply
Chain, or related fields
- Experience of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
What Will Put You Ahead
- MBA or Master's degree or higher in Forestry, Procurement,
Supply Chain, or related field.
- Eight (8) or more years of experience in Forestry, Procurement,
Supply Chain, or related fields.
- Supervision experience.
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live
fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and
support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional
strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what
matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision,
flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD,
disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational
assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid
parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility
criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy
or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you
have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your
At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly
challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get
rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range
provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market
data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range
provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities,
and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to
your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are
conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for
additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
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