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Forestry Harvesting

Swing Yarder Harvesting Contract

Company/Location: Wairarapa region

Jobs Description:
5 year contract

Request for Interest:
Swing Yarder Harvest Crew

Region - Wairarapa
Indicative Terrain and System Type - Swing Yarder
Volume (T) - 60,000 t/year
Start Date - Immediate

Please contact Colin Bradley for details.

For more info
Contact: Colin Bradley
E-mail: [email protected]
mobile: +64 27 5353571

Hauler and Ground base Crews
Company/Location: Gisborne

Jobs Description:
Expressions of Interest Wanted - For immediate start

Hauler and Ground Base Crews

Region Gisborne

Terrain - Established roading and skids tar seal to the front gate.

Volume 100,000 + tonnes per year 2,000 + hectares

Contract term - To suit 1-10 years

Looking for serious contractors who are looking for a committed long term secure working relationship

For more info
Contact: Robert Hill
E-mail: [email protected]
mobile: +64 21617107

Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Maintenance Manager

Company/Location: Hyne Timber

Jobs Description:
This is a rare opportunity for a Maintenance Manager to join our Tumbarumba site on a full-time basis. This position reports to the Site Manager and will provide innovative solutions to improve equipment reliability and productivity along with coaching and mentoring your team to deliver successful solutions for our plant.

About us
Hyne Timber is a leading Australian producer of sustainable timber products. Our products are the basic building blocks for the construction of quality, sustainable homes and buildings.

It is an exciting time to be a part of the timber industry as the health and environmental benefits of sustainable timber are increasingly being recognised. Working and living in buildings made from natural materials such as timber provides a link to nature which creates feelings of warmth, comfort and relaxation. Timber is a 100% renewable resource and we manufacture our products from certified, locally grown plantation softwood.

It’s also a great time to be a part of Hyne Timber as we are a business with an innovative spirit, progressive culture and plenty of opportunity.

Key outcomes

  • All our people go home in the same condition they came to work; safety before production
  • Work collaboratively with the site management team to ensure continuous improvement of the availability of Hyne Timber plant.
  • Coach and inspire team members to achieve objectives.
  • Implement the site maintenance strategy and actively seek ways to improve it and achieve 90% uptime in each area of the plant.
What’s on Offer?
As a Hyne Timber employee you will enjoy benefits such as:
  • Remote access – Hyne employees are provided laptops and smart phones to assist in improving flexibility and connection regardless of where you are.
  • Wellbeing programs – employee assistance program to support you and your immediate family with counselling and support as needed.
  • Annual salary reviews – peer and market reviewed salaries to ensure transparency and fairness.
  • Competitive remuneration, full relocation assistance and sponsorship for those applying from overseas.
The successful person will have the following
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to coach and mentor staff in a multi-skilled team and in a manufacturing plant.
  • Demonstrated experience in reliability centered maintenance processes, application of root cause analysis and elimination, maintenance budgets and computer maintenance management systems.
  • Trade qualified in electrical or mechanical discipline or associated field.
  • Significant experience in safety management practices and implementation.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and/or TPM type methodology.
To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for this role on our website at

Applications close:COB Monday, 7 January 2018

PDF description: PD Maintenance Manager September 20182.pdf

For more info
Contact: Samantha Knight
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +61 7 3865 0603
mobile: +61 491224075

Applications close: Monday, 7-Jan-2019

Wood Transport/Logistics

Transport Planner

Company/Location: Trimble Forestry

Jobs Description:

  • Opportunity to kick-start your career with a well-known, reputable global company
  • Learn on the job, progression encouraged
  • Stunning North Island locations - Tokoroa, Gisborne, Whangarei and Rotorua
Trimble Forestry Logistics (part of the Trimble Group employing over 8000 people) is a specialist forestry logistics business established in New Zealand in 1993. It has particular expertise in the application of logistics information technologies to wood supply operations. Trimble's Forestry Division offers field hardware, field software and enterprise solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world's largest forestry companies.

Using specialist logistics software developed in-house, as a key member of the logistics team, you will primarily:
  • coordinate and schedule harvesting contractors and logging trucks to uplift loads, thinking about best overall utilisation of the fleet and minimum cost of distribution, solving problems that occur along the way
  • monitoring and reporting on production, inventory and delivery targets, negotiating with suppliers and customers to do the extra yards and meeting them in the field when issues demand direct communications.
The successful candidate will:
  • ideally have 2-3 years’ experience in the logistics, transport or forestry industry. We will consider graduates with the x-factor that have a relevant tertiary qualification in one of the following; Forestry, Agricultural Science and Commerce, Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Transport or Business studies.
  • thrive on challenging work, juggling a variety of duties at any given time
  • enjoy solving problems, using logic and common sense
  • good with numbers and planning, and have a great memory for detail
  • ability to talk to and develop relationships with a wide range of people
  • influence others using empathy, diplomacy, confidence, and leadership.
For your commitment and outstanding work ethic, you will get exposure to, and build relationships with, a wide cross section of the industry from machinery contractors to operational managers and senior corporate management. You will be well supported and progression opportunities will unfold for the right person, along with the chance to travel for some. You will also receive a competitive remuneration along with great company benefits (Medical/Life Insurance and Profit Sharing).

If you have any queries about this role then please direct them to [email protected]

Note: You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

For more info
Contact: David Joll
E-mail: [email protected]

Forestry Dispatch Planner
Company/Location: Log Logistics

Jobs Description:
Log Logistics is a log trucking dispatch provider for the Otago and Southland regions. We use state of the art Asset Forestry Logistics software to help co-ordinate the daily dispatch of trucks in the most productive manner.

We are currently seeking a driven and self-motivated individual to join our small and dynamic team. You will be dispatching or planning the dispatch of 50-60 logging trucks on a daily basis.
This role involves matching trucks to stocks held in the forest awaiting collection, liaising with both harvesting contractors and truck drivers to maintain an efficient flow of trucks and ensuring the best overall utilisation of the fleet, whilst also dealing with operational situations and changes that can occur at any stage during the day. The role also includes monitoring and accurate reporting of production stocks, uplift per day, and meeting contractual delivery targets.

This is a busy role, and the successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Well-developed interpersonal and time management skills and the ability to handle unpredictable and changing situations
  • Must be “computer savvy” with the ability to multi task multiple screens while answering incoming calls throughout the day
  • Enjoy problem solving, and have the ability to work and cope with high pressure situations
  • Have a good geographical understanding of driving times and distances across the Otago/Southland region
  • Enjoy fast paced, ever developing daily planning, scheduling, co-ordinating and tasking
If you believe you possess the right skills, experience and attitude to succeed in this position, we welcome your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability to the position. Please email this to [email protected]

Log Logistics is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening is a requirement for employment.

For more info
Contact: Careers
E-mail: [email protected]

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