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Procurement Forester

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Procurement Forester
Church and Church Lumber

Church & Church Lumber Company, LLC located in Wilkesboro, NC is recruiting an
experienced Head Procurement Forester to work from the piedmont to the mountains of North
Carolina. We are situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with many varied cultural
and recreational opportunities.
We have been a part of the forest products industry for four generations. Church & Church
Lumber Company controls all processes from timber harvesting, sawmilling, and kiln drying.
We annually produce 25 million board feet of quality Appalachian hardwood and softwood
lumber in a variety of species: Red Oak, White Oak, Poplar, Hickory, Maple, Ash, Cherry, White
Pine and Yellow Pine. Our products are used in furniture, millwork, cabinetry, flooring, decking,
log homes, crating, and pallet material. We supply customers worldwide with quality lumber
products manufactured to their specifications.
This position will be responsible for the oversight of all forestry department considerations.
Extensive knowledge and experience will be required within the following:
ï‚· Evolve business around cost and profitability within its procurement practices
ï‚· Purchasing and maintaining adequate stumpage inventory
ï‚· Maintaining strong relationships with timber/land owners
ï‚· Developing and upholding strong relationships with logging contractors
ï‚· Directing foresters in cruising, purchasing, and negotiating timber sales
ï‚· Coordinating with sawmill and log yard managers on log grades, yields, and scheduling
ï‚· Managing log re-sale program
ï‚· Analyzing and providing detailed reporting
ï‚· Must be energetic, personable, self-motivated, detail-oriented, team player with a desire
to grow professionally
ï‚· Precise timber cruising utilizing cruise software
ï‚· Appraise logging rates
ï‚· Accurate timber value estimation
ï‚· In-depth knowledge and experience in all facets of logging
ï‚· Preferred Bachelors degree in Forestry
ï‚· Computer skills in GIS, Excel, Word
ï‚· Highly-motivated and committed to providing exemplary work

Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Wilkesboro, North Carolina United States
Posted on
Expires on
Desired Start Date
Not provided
How to Apply
To apply, email resume to and/or For further inquiry, please call Church & Church Lumber
Company at 336-973-5700