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Forestry Resource Manager II

Job Req ID:  8057

Thomasville, AL, US, 36784

Date:  Jun 10, 2022

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders worldwide. Its extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as the LP Structural Solutions portfolio (LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing and more), oriented strand board (OSB), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®, and LP Elements® Performance Fencing.

In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading service and warranties. Since its founding in 1973, LP has been Building a Better World™ by helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 26 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

To manage all wood procurement activities to ensure long term supply to manufacturing facilities which meet company objectives for profitability. Provide advice and training to less experienced Resource personnel.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Budget and forecast costs and volumes of raw materials
  • Sales and marketing of wood residuals
  • Hire, train, and manage performance of staff
  • Negotiate and supervise various contracts including logging, road construction, and transportation
  • Appraise and negotiate or bid private and government timber sale purchases
  • Monitor and report accomplishments and compare to budgets/goals
  • Ensure delivery of raw materials to mills meeting quality, quantity, and cost objectives
  • Provide timely information and participation in Mill Business Team decisions
  • Frequent travel required

What do I need to be successful?

  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • 5 years forestry procurement experience
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Thorough knowledge of company products
  • In-depth knowledge of general forestry principles and skills
  • Knowledge of contracts and environmental regulations
  • Driver’s license required
  • Preferred proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel 
  • Basic understanding of scaling and wood specifications 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or equivalent experience

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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