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OneFortyOne Wood Products – Head of Engineering and Strategic Projects

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne is a trans-tasman vertically integrated sustainable forest and timber products organisation. Our aspiration is to become a significant multi regional player within the global forestry industry.

Our major assets are in South Australia and the South Island of New Zealand and we combine transformative leadership with deep forestry and timber processing expertise.

The Head of Engineering and Strategic Projects is a new role, with a focus on planning and executing our growth and optimisation asset plans. This role is a unique opportunity for a seasoned timber processing professional to shape the future of a dynamic organisation.

This role collaborates and engages with the Executive Lead Team and Australian and New Zealand Sawmill General Managers. The role reports to the Executive General Manager Wood Products and represents the organisation on industry engineering bodies, establishes relationships with government, research and development groups and OEM's.

About the role
You will be responsible for the development of the long-term asset plan for Wood Products as well as have input and oversight of business improvement. With accountability for scenario planning for assets and performance, you will have oversight and governance for group CAPEX programs; execution of the operational technology roadmap; and oversight and monitoring of Group Asset Performance.

Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced leader with the following skills and experience:

  • A strong strategic vision for assets
  • Extensive engineering knowledge of timber processing
  • An understanding of the Australian and New Zealand markets
  • Operational technology awareness
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and
  • A background in large project management delivery.
We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success. We are passionate about being a great place to work, have industry leading training and employee development programs, good work life balance and competitive remuneration. You can learn more about us at onefortyone.com.

For further information about the role contact Peter Brydon, Chief People Officer, via pbrydon@onefortyone.com

Application close Friday 4th October 2018.

The role is most probably based in Mt Gambier, the second largest city in South Australia, located halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide, in the heart of the Limestone Coast. Offering all the major services and facilities that are provided in a capital city, but with the major plus of a relaxed and friendly community lifestyle.

For more info
Contact: Peter Brydon, Chief People Officer
E-mail: pbrydon@onefortyone.com

Applications close: Thursday, 4-Oct-2018

Forest Management

Lead Forester

Company/Location: HQPlantations Pty Ltd - North Queensland

Jobs Description:
HQPlantations sustainably manages 340,000 hectares of forest throughout the state of Queensland including softwood and hardwood plantations. These plantations produce up to of 2.5 million cubic metres of logs annually that support both domestic and export industries.

HQPlantations is committed to providing a safe and rewarding work environment within which our staff are encouraged to take responsibility and exercise leadership.

We are currently seeking a Lead Forester to be based in our North Queensland district with offices at Ingham and Tolga.

You will be responsible for delivering the frontline management of operational activities for the work area and providing professional and technical advice and support to unit management, whilst supporting the achievement of HQPlantations strategic goals and ensuring commercial, safety and stewardship requirements are met.

The position description can also be found under the ‘Our business’ tab on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Applicants are asked to submit a copy of their current resumé and a brief response (approximately 2 pages) outlining their ability to meet the Position Responsibilities to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Enquiries should be directed to the HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group on telephone +61 (07) 3882 8271 or via email to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Closing date – Monday 28th September 2018

PDF description: Position Description_1200_Lead_Forester.pdf

For more info
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +617 3882 8271

Head of Forestry

Company/Location: Summit Forests New Zealand Limited

Jobs Description:
Summit Forests New Zealand are looking for a Head of Forests to join their well-established Auckland team (travel is required to Northland, Gisborne and Whanganui).

  • Excellent salary package including great base salary, medical and health benefits, work vehicle, and a car park.
About us:
Summit Forests New Zealand Ltd. is in a strong growth phase, and are in the throes of expanding its geographic footprint throughout the North Island. We are a forest owner, manager, and log exporter, with forests in Northland, Eastland, and the Whanganui region, with our head office based in Auckland.

Summit is firmly supported by its parent company Sumitomo Corporation which is a Japan based multi-national operating in over 66 countries in various industries. Sumitomo has a proud 100-year trading history with the wider group, which spans back over 400 years. Summit is strongly committed to providing a safe working environment and manages the forests in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

At Summit, we recognise that our people are our most important asset. Our modern open plan work space helps us to enjoy a collaborative work environment, and our flexible work hours means that we are able to enjoy a good work/life balance.

The position:
Due to this growth and future expansion plans, we are hiring the newly created position of Head of Forests. The successful candidate will be reporting directly into the General Manager. This newly created role is responsible for the sound management of all forest assets across the regions and supporting the wider business in our continued growth, as well as the following:
  • Lead key stakeholder relationships;
  • Be a key brand ambassador within the greater forestry sector in New Zealand;
  • Provide leadership in health & safety and environmental management for the wider team; and
  • Hold responsibility for all forest operations inclusive of silviculture, planning and engineering, harvesting and distribution.
About you:
This is a stunning role for an experienced leader to be a part of an extremely successful and focused business. You have a strong forestry background with sound operational knowledge having worked at senior level management.

As a key member of the leadership team, you will have extensive experience in executive liaison and reporting, and will be able to demonstrate sound, proven governance experience.

Seasoned leadership and relationship management skills are a given, and you possess superior business acumen and communication skills. The position will be instrumental in developing and enhancing the forestry systems, processes and teams in the business. This will suit you if you are a driven individual with a strong inclination towards collaboration and focus on continuous growth and improvement.
  • Tertiary degree in Forestry
  • More than 10 years’ experience in Forestry is required
If this all sounds like you, please get in touch today! For a private and confidential chat, contact Josie Mackenzie by email at: josie.mackenzie@summitforest.co.nz or by calling +64 021 807 776.

For more info
Contact: Josie MacKenzie
E-mail: josie.mackenzie@summitforest.co.nz
Phone: +64 021807776
mobile: +64 021807776

Forester

Company/Location: HQPlantations Pty Ltd - North Queensland

Jobs Description:
HQPlantations sustainably manages 340,000 hectares of forest throughout the state of Queensland including softwood and hardwood plantations. These plantations produce up to of 2.5 million cubic metres of logs annually that support both domestic and export industries.

HQPlantations is committed to providing a safe and rewarding work environment within which our staff are encouraged to take responsibility and exercise leadership.

We are currently seeking a qualified Forester to be based in our North Queensland district with offices at Ingham and Tolga.

The position description for this role can also be found under the ‘Our business’ tab on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Applicants are asked to submit a copy of their current resumé and a brief response (approximately 2 pages) outlining their ability to meet the Position Responsibilities to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Enquiries should be directed to the HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group on telephone +61 (07) 3882 8271 or via email to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Closing date – Friday 28 September 2018

PDF description: Position Description_Forester_1223 (2).pdf

For more info
Contact: HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +61738828271

Forestry Harvesting

Harvesting / Environmental Consultant

Company/Location: Wood Metrics - North Auckland

Jobs Description:
Our client is a leading provider of forestry services and is committed to achieving quality outcomes for their clients, with a customer focus, their key purpose is to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, with a focus on environmental compliance and harvest management, while managing commercial and statutory risks.

It is important to us that we remain leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems.

Key aspects of the role include;

  • Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  • Harvest management to a high level of performance
  • Client management and reporting
Key responsibilities:
  • Be a champion for safety in all facets of your work.
  • Field planning for site assessments, hazard reporting, road construction, harvesting and plantation management
  • Identify and actively seek and develop new business opportunities and provide input on issues and trends that influence the strategic direction.
  • Collaborate with customers to generate programs intended to grow the pipeline of opportunities for new clients as well as customer growth.
  • Support day to day operations, to ensure a high level of performance against key performance indicators.
  • Make and form strong lasting relationships with colleagues and be a part of a successful team.
  • Induction and monitoring of Contractors for compliance against environment, quality and production requirements.
  • Positive stakeholder communication
  • Some UAV drone work for mapping client forests.
  • Environmental management consultancy.
Key Person Specifications include;
  • Strong understanding and practical application of H&S systems and processes, including hazard identification and risk assessments
  • An understanding of legal and regulatory framework related to plantation management and harvesting
  • An understanding of project management, budget management and compliance against certification standards
  • Proficient in operating multi-rotor RPAS in manual mode and have 101 License – preferred not essential
  • Up to date computing skills, particularly GIS and mobile technology is required.
  • Contractor Management
  • Excellent computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
To be successful in this role you will be tertiary qualified with a degree in Forestry, Environmental Science,or equivalent experience managing log harvest operations. You’ll have a proven track-record, with 5 or more years’ experience in NZ Forest Management or Environmental Consultancy would be preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with a great attitude, work ethic, strong attention to detail and the ability to work autonomously. You’ll have the ability to build and maintain key client relationships

In return, we offer the successful candidate career progression and professional development opportunities, an attractive employee remuneration package.

Please apply online with a copy of your CV to Kellie Hamlett, Recruitment Specialist at Talent ID Recruitment Ltd – kellie@talentid.co.nz

Applications close 10th October 2018 and will be treated with strict confidence.

For more info
Contact: Kellie Hamlett
E-mail: kellie@talentid.co.nz
mobile: +64 027 2277736

Applications close: Thursday, 10-Oct-2019



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