The Sawmill Division is Hiring

February 22, 2019

Senior Procurement Forester

Locations: St. Marys Lumber sawmill (new mill built 2018) located at 153 Aviation Way St Marys PA:

Responsible for sourcing, purchase and management of hardwood timber and log contracts required to maintain desired inventories.

Motivate, manage, lead & support Procurement staff.
Collaborate with management and staff to develop overall procurement strategy/goals for the location.
Actively participate in the procurement of high-quality hardwood logs and timber to support inventory requirements.
Manage logging operations and logistics to ensure timely, well executed timber/log harvests.
Monitor, analyze and utilize data derived from BING/GP to ensure timely, accurate log/timber pricing.
Monitor industry/market for trends and changes.
Coordinate with Sawmill Manager regarding log quality/inventory levels.
Work with Accounting to develop procurement budget and monitor financial results.
Provide leader that promotes and culture of safety and best practices.
Work with HR to design/implement employee development programs.
Monitor department compliance with forestry related regulations and certification programs.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and 10 years of procurement experience.
Solid understanding of PA Hardwood Timber resources/markets.
General knowledge of logging/hauling practices (BMP’s).
Basic knowledge of sawmill operation.
Excellent time management, organizational, math and, communication skills.
Strong work ethic, self-starter and, high degree of personal integrity.
Efficient while working with computers.
Valid PA Driver license.
Able to work in all weather conditions and lift/move 50+ lbs.

Successful candidates will meet minimum job requirements and will adhere to the Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc. Vision Statement, Leadership Competencies and Core Values. We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc.  If you are interested, please email your resume to Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at or mail to Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc., P.O. Box 247, Kreamer, PA 17833. Via fax 570-374-1108. E/O/E