Operations Forester

Forestry / Foresterie Plymouth, North Carolina


The Domtar Plymouth, NC Mill is looking for an Operations Forester

Your Role as an Operations Forester

Reporting to the Woodyard/Raw Material Manager, your role will be to assist the team in meeting department objectives in the areas of health and safety, performance, environmental compliance, and cost while at the same time manage processes to enhance wood quality



More specifically, you will:

  • Manage the planning, procurement, and administration of fiber supply agreements
  • Work closely with the Woodyard and Fiberline to develop, implement and manage processes to improve wood yield and eliminate waste
  • Oversee an incoming inspection program of fiber supply to include load validation process
  • Assist the department in maintaining FSC, SFI, and PEFC certifications for wood fiber supply
  • Develop competency with our LIMS supplier payment and fiber tracking software
  • Partner with the Woodyard Assistant Superintendent to ensure a safe and efficient operation
  • Ensure daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliation of on-site fiber inventory
  • Work in conjunction with Accounting Department on weekly and month-end closing process
  • Assist with the day-to-day fiber deliveries
  • Oversight of records management/requirements
  • Collaborate with other team members for cross-functional training/knowledge
  • Position will support and backfill for the Assistant Superintendent of Woodyard Operations

Your Profile

  • Preferred qualifications-degree in forestry or in a related field
  • Knowledge of wood procurement, wood quality and Forest Certification requirements
  • A safety-oriented mindset with the desire to enforce and follow mill safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Strong computer skills including ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products
  • Previous experience/strong understanding of budgeting/expense management and understanding of financial and accounting practices
  • Ability to build good business relationships with a wide range of individuals
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven
  • Critical thinker/problem solver

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.