Hardwood Log Buyer (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Baillie Lumber Co.

  Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States

Hardwood Log Buyer Job Summary

Baillie Lumber Co. has an immediate opening for an experienced Hardwood Log Buyer in South Central/Western Pennsylvania. This includes Cambria, Blair, Mifflin, Juniata, Huntington, Bedford and Wyoming Counties.

This person will be responsible for log procurement activities with an emphasis on the major Appalachian Hardwoods. Will procure all grades and species of hardwood logs through direct landowner negotiations, log bids and from independent contractors. Will coordinate the delivery of cut logs to company facility.

Hardwood Log Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Primarily focused on purchasing Appalachian Hardwoods utilizing company buying processes and log grades.
  • Utilize handheld data recorder and tagging system to collect log purchase information for submittal to office for inventory control purposes.
  • Must have the ability to build and maintain relationships with log suppliers through ethical, consistent and professional performance.
  • Must follow and understand industry markets and trends.

Hardwood Log Buyer Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Forestry preferred, but willing to train the right candidate
  • 2 years of successful log buying experience preferred.
  • A general knowledge of logging practices.
  • Ability to work a long, flexible schedule in a year-round outdoor environment.
  • Must be computer literate (email, excel, word, log scaling programs).

Hardwood Log Buyer Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Full Plan of Benefits
  • Paid vacation/holidays
  • Company vehicle or business mileage reimbursement plan