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Forest Manager – Titoki Forest Dannevirke
Company/Location: Ernslaw One Limited

Job Description:
Ernslaw One is a forest owner and manager with forests throughout New Zealand. Applications are invited for the position of Forest Manager for our Titoki Forest which is 40km east of Dannevirke.

This is a new position which has been created due to the commencement of harvesting operations in the forest.

The purpose of the position is managing, health & safety, all forestry operations including maintenance and protection, harvesting and roading, operations, log quality, and value recovery.

This is an exciting new role as the harvest is set to increase sharply over the next 4 years.

Serious consideration will be given to applicants with:

  • A proven record in great Health and Safety management.
  • Proven exceptional communication ability
  • Knowledge of forestry and harvesting practices
  • A tertiary qualification and/or relevant operations experience;
  • Ability in managing contractors;
  • Ernslaw One Ltd is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy environment. The successful applicant would require a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessment.
A position description and application form is available from A covering letter, application form, and a CV should be submitted by 4 pm Friday 21st April 2017 to the above email address or to the Southern North Island Regional Manager P O Box 23 Bulls 4863

For more info
Contact: Southern North Island Regional Manager

Forestry Harvesting

Harvest Planner

Company/Location: Logic Forest Solutions Limited - Gisborne

Job Description:
Logic Forest Solutions is a small, hardworking team specialising in harvest management, harvest engineering and forest management and inventory.

Logic FSL has a strong culture built on individual commitments, open communication, delivering on promise and honesty.

We are looking for an experienced Harvest Planner to join our team. This is a diverse, hands-on role with a strong focus on Harvest Engineering.

The role includes:

  • Harvest planning and field layout
  • Road survey and design
  • Resource Consent applications
  • Compliance management
  • Strategic planning and woodflow analysis
  • Assistance with Harvesting and Roading management
  • Environmental monitoring and compliance
  • Mapping
Key attributes include:
  • Physically fit and active
  • Experience in harvest planning and engineering
  • And/or experience in forest harvesting and roading
  • An enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Be a self-starter and able to work unsupervised
  • Flexibility to travel out of the district from time to time
  • A personal commitment to assisting with the company’s growth
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Mapping)
This is a permanent position offering great opportunity for a motivated person seeking an exciting career in forestry with flexibility, variety and learning. Based in Gisborne with contracts extending to southern and central North Island.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the right person. Please email your CV to Richard Smith, Logic Forest Solutions Limited at or send to PO Box 1057, Gisborne.

For more info
Contact: Richard Smith
Phone: +64 (0)6 863 2447
mobile: +64 (0)21932448

Applications close: Friday, 28-Apr-2017

Marketing and Sales

Sales and Marketing Manager

Company/Location: Red Stag Timber Ltd

Job Description:
Red Stag Timber is the industry leader in producing quality timber products. Operating New Zealand’s largest sawmill, known as the Waipa Mill, it is a well-established and successful business. The Waipa Mill is located 5 minutes south of the Rotorua CBD in the central Bay of Plenty region; a perfect location to work, live and play!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Red Stag Timber to join the senior management team as Sales and Marketing Manager. This role reports to the General Manager and joins a very experienced senior management team.

We are looking for someone who will fit our Red Stag Timber culture and bring relevant expertise to build on the successes already achieved. You will already come equipped with at least ten years’ experience in marketing and sales growth, preferably in a business-to-business industrial commodity environment.

Your leadership style will reflect Red Stag Timber’s values; importantly showing respect for others, integrity and honesty. Previous major customers as referees are a pre-requisite to being shortlisted for an interview.

This role will:

  • Lead and motivate the 11 strong sales team, to achieve value and volume targets.
  • Be responsible for overseeing the business relationship with key customers, sales agents, distribution channels and logistics to set, plan and achieve an annual Sales and Operations plan.
  • Oversee and contribute continuous improvement strategies to ensure effective internal processes and customer service best practice is consistently achieved.
  • Ensure an effective plan is agreed and communicated with the wider Red Stag Timber team to grow sales value and volume which optimise production capacity, while meeting both demand and quality service levels.
  • Provide sales progress and marketing updates to the Board as required both in writing and at quarterly Board meetings.
  • Oversee Red Stag Timber’s marketing strategies as agreed with the Board and General Manager.
To be successful in this role, in addition to relevant work experience, you will possess:
  • Proven successful management of a high performing sales team in a business to business environment.
  • Experience in marketing industrial commodities in comparable industries.
  • High levels of organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail and a strong multi-tasking ability.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a consultative and solution-based approach to sales.
  • An assertive personality, which is balanced with initiative and poise.
  • Highly competent levels of computer literacy within MS Office.
  • A supportive and flexible home environment, which will allow for domestic and overseas travel.
  • A current and clean NZ driver’s license and valid passport.
Remuneration will be based on experience, and negotiated with the successful candidate.

For more information and an application form please contact Melissa Bennett, Human Resources Manager by email or Ph. +64(0)7 349-5874 or apply via

Applications including a copy of your CV must be received by 5pm Monday, 1st May 2017.

For more info
Contact: Melissa Bennett, HR/HS Manager
Phone: +64 (0)7 3495874
mobile: +64 (0)275405874

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