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Forest Harvest & Road Engineering Project Manager
Company/Location: Logic Forest Solutions Limited

Jobs Description:
Logic Forest Solutions is a small, hardworking team specialising in harvest management, harvest planning, harvest engineering and forest management.

Logic FSL has a strong culture built on individual commitments, open communication, delivering on promise and honesty.

We are looking for an experienced Harvest/Road Engineering Forester to join our team. This is a diverse, hands-on role with the primary focus on Harvest and Road Engineering Project Management.

The role includes:

  • Harvest Project Management
  • Roading and Engineering Project Management
  • Health and Safety and Compliance
  • Environmental monitoring and compliance
  • Budgeting and Reporting
  • Harvest planning and field layout
  • Strategic planning and wood flow analysis
  • Assistance with road survey and set out
  • Mapping
Key attributes include:
  • Physically fit and active
  • Experience in forest harvesting and roading
  • Experience in harvest planning and engineering
  • An enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Be a self-starter and able to work unsupervised
  • Flexibility to travel out of the district from time to time
  • A personal commitment to assisting with the company‚Äôs growth
  • Computer literate (Arc GIS, Word, Excel, Mapping)
This is a permanent position offering a great opportunity for a motivated person seeking an exciting career in forestry with flexibility, variety and learning. Logic FSL is based in Gisborne with contracts throughout New Zealand.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the right person. Please email your CV to Ben Williams, Logic Forest Solutions Limited at [email protected] or send to PO Box 1057, Gisborne.

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st October, 2019.

For more info
Contact: Ben Williams
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +64 (0)6 863 2447

Applications close: Thursday, 31-Oct-2019

North Island Operations Manager

Company/Location: Dannevirke/Weber Area - Manawatu

Jobs Description:
Moutere Logging is a family owned forest harvesting company with 13 crews operating throughout New Zealand. For over 30 years we have been dedicated to making forest harvesting safe, efficient and effective for the forest industry, our staff and the communities we serve. We are committed to having a positive team culture, the continuous development of our people, and harvesting innovation through mechanisation.

Due to internal promotion, we have a position available for a highly capable and self-motivated Operations Manager for our North Island operations. This position will be mainly based in our Weber/Dannevirke operations but required travel to our other operations at times. You will be responsible for the oversight of operations and activities of all logging crews with an annual cut of 350,000 cubic metres.

We offer a permanent job in a reputable family owned harvesting company, we have long term forest contracts, you will get competitive pay, a company vehicle, be immersed in a positive working culture and have the opportunity to develop your career with us.

As the Operations Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Work with and provide assistance to our Crew Managers and crews to assist/coach them in their daily and forward operational plans.
  • Inspire, lead, motivate and act as a trusted advisor to Crew Managers and ensure they are completing assigned plans and hitting set targets.
  • Carry out operational and health and safety audits.
  • Manage day to day issues that may arise with personnel and machinery, assisting and making decisions to reach solutions in a timely manner.
  • Accept Health & Safety of all Northern operations as a core responsibility and drive excellent safety standards and initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain trusted relationships with our customers and suppliers.
  • Assist with the human resource management of staff inclusive of recruitment and performance reviews.
  • Oversee our preventative maintenance programme to maximise uptime in a financially responsible manner.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • A solid background in cable harvesting and a sound working knowledge of logging crews and their operational needs with the ability to carry out an operational audit.
  • A good working knowledge of sufficient, comprehensive and effective forward harvest plans.
  • Supervisor and/or management level experience.
  • A good understanding and passion for NZ health and safety legislation and standards and the ability to carry out H&S audits.
It will be to your advantage if you have:
  • Maintenance/mechanical experience inclusive of preventative maintenance programmes.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Dale Ewers - [email protected]

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

For more info
Contact: Todd James
E-mail: [email protected]
mobile: +64 027 403 1803

Research/Govt/Industry Association

2019 Elections to FGLT Board

Jobs Description:
The candidates for the one position on the Forest Growers Levy Trust Board to represent forests less than 1,000 hectares are;
Ernest Morton
Steve Wilton
William Irving Peacock

The two positions representing forests greater than 1,000 hectares have been filled.

Voting by owners of forests closes 5pm Friday 25 October.

Go to for voting details.

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