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Forestry Harvesting

Forestry Contractor - Expressions of Interest

Company/Location: Te Kao, Far North

Job Description:
The Committee of Management of Parengarenga Incorporation are calling for expressions of interest for clear-felling of unthinned stands of pine trees, planted in 2004, contract will be initially for 6 months, with a review after this period. To view the forest, please contact Dan Henderson on +64 021 408 767.

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For more info
Contact: Dan Henderson
mobile: +64 021 408 767

Applications close: Friday, 29-May-2020

Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Operations Manager / Assistant Site Manager

Company/Location: Allied Timber Products / Bathurst NSW

Job Description:
Who we are
Allied Timber Products NSW (ATP) is a privately owned mid-tier radiata sawmilling company employing approximately 30 staff. The company processes approximately 90,000m3 per annum small saw logs and produces framing and landscaping products. Other onsite facilities include a timber treatment plant, kiln drying and a drymill.

About the role
This role works closely with the Site Manager and newly appointed Softwood Manager Craig Neale. The Operations Manager / Assistant Site Manager is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the site, including coordinating the end to end planning and scheduling activities for the site to achieve a high level of production product quality and safety performance in the most effective manner to deliver business value for the shareholders.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Supervise and ensure the safe operation of plant and equipment with a focus on the health and safety of all employees on site, including carrying out workplace health and safety training for staff.
  • Manage the site operations to ensure the delivery of reliable production plans that reflect site capability and deliver against the agreed business KPI’s.
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of strategies to optimise site operations with the aim of reducing costs, increasing capacity and driving revenue growth for the business.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to deliver strategic business outcomes.
  • Provide leadership, development and coaching to a team of staff to meet performance expectations and participate in HR initiatives.
  • Work with the Business Manager to achieve and exceed operational compliance requirements with WH&S, relevant legislation, licencing and codes of practice.
About you
To be successful in this position you will possess:
  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrated management experience in a planning / scheduling role, preferably in the timber processing or manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and supervising large teams of people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • A high level of understanding of sawmill operations with a focus on quality and efficient and sustainable production processes.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with others to achieve strategic business outcomes.
  • High level computer skills including MS Office, previous experience utilising planning optimisation software.
  • Must hold a current Driver’s Licence.
  • Join a growing & dynamic company with career progression & professional development opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program.
  • Friendly and inclusive work environment.
How to apply
If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!

Please apply by providing a cover letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to the key responsibilities of the role, along with a copy of your current resume.

For more information please contact Craig Neale on +61 0474 883 248, or please visit our website at

For more info
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: +61 07 3153 8830

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