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2018 Grader/Inspector Position
LUMBER INSPECTOR/GRADER Fowler Lumber Company in Gallatin, TN is seeking a full-time hardwood lumber inspector/grader. 2 years experience and NHLA certification preferred but not required. Must work well with others in a fast-paced environment. Please email McLean Fowler ( or Clark Fowler ( or call 615-452-8733. Relocation assistance. All inquiries held in strict confidence.

6-23-2017 Four State Forester 2 Positions Open

The State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division is currently recruiting for highly qualified candidates to fill four Forester 2 positions. In collaboration with the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Resources, The Department of Agriculture has announced four Forester 2 positions located in Henderson, Overton, Franklin, and Knox Counties.

To see full job descriptions and apply, interested candidates must submit their application to and search positions under “Employment Opportunities”, “Preferred Service Job Openings” by job titles. In addition, interested candidates may receive additional information by visiting “Professional Careers with the Tennessee Department of Forestry” at

If you or someone you know may have an interest in applying, please feel free to forward this information. The posting announcement begins June 21, 2017 and ends July 21, 2017. Please contact for any additional information.

The State of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Tammy Lawrence

3-27-2017 Procurement Specialist Wanted

Procurement Specialist

Pro-Mark Percussion, a leading designer & manufacturer of drumsticks, mallets + other percussion accessories, located in Houston, TX is seeking a full time Procurement Specialist for their Sawmill located in Tennessee. The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for purchasing and maintaining the log inventories for the saw mill, as well as establishing a log sales program including domestic and export sales of logs.

Major Responsibilities:

• Execute the strategy for the Log Yard, in line with the company vision and strategy, within the constraints of the business plan and budget.

• Communicate properly with the Plant Manager and operations to ensure correct product mix is being achieved to maximize efficiency and financial return for the business.

• Establish and maintain relationships with log suppliers to ens

• Establish and grow a customer base for the sale of logs and by-products in order to maintain a steady revenue stream for the entity.

• Work with Sawmill Plant manager to assist in management of sawmill sales plan and meet monthly, quarterly and yearly sales targets.

• Become familiar with business activities of the saw mill, and be able to manage business plan in the absence of the plant manager.

• Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories, and be able to communicate with the plant accountant.

• Participate in weekly GPS meetings and understand basic principles of operational excellence.

• Participate in planning aspects of operation including financial, production goals, and maintenance.


• 2 or 4 year college degree in Forestry or related field.

• 2 years of General Log buying experience.

• Knowledge of Appalachian hardwoods and ability to identify species.

• Excellent negotiation and relationship skills

• Ability to maintain an effective liaison with vendors and suppliers

• Basic Problem Solving/Root Cause Analysis

• Sound business judgment

• Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications and basic email.

D’Addario & Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of D’Addario, Planet Waves, Rico, Evans, Pure Sound and Pro Mark products. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including an excellent 401k Plan, along with the opportunity to build a career with one of the most highly regarded organizations in the industry. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to

D’Addario & Company Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer which makes all hiring/employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran’s status, age, disability or any other protected category under applicable law.

3-20-2017 Postition Announcement

Position: Procurement representative/forester located in East Tennessee position available.

Organization: IndusTREE Companies is a vertically integrated Company based out of Alabama, with operations in Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. IndusTREE Timber employs 17 full-time procurement representatives throughout the four states. A network of 40 PLM certified logging contractors. Efficient performance of any type of harvest: clear-cut, select-cut, thinning, wet ground conditions and steep ground conditions. Post-harvest services such as site prep and replanting. Custom sustainable management plans that meet landowner goals and objectives. IndusTREE's four manufacturing facilities efficiently produce industrial items critical to the transportation and energy infrastructure of North America. Core products such as rail ties, utility poles, grade hardwood lumber, and pallet stock are produced every day at our facilities. Providing key markets for regional timberland owners, IndusTREE Timber and logging managers ensure all wood products are procured and shipped to the mill best suited to process them according to customers’ orders, increasing efficiency and product quality.

Background: The IndusTREE Timber, Logging, Manufacturing, and Properties divisions—can handle all forest industry operations, from basic land management to high volume lumber and railroad cross-tie output. The IndusTREE Advantage comes from vertical integration at all levels of the forest products industry supply chain—giving IndusTREE deeper insight into forest products market conditions and trends. Major worldwide forest products companies such as Georgia Pacific, International Paper, John Hancock Timberlands and West Fraser are all customers who continue to benefit from the IndusTREE Advantage through IndusTREE’s top quality management, harvesting and transportation services. Since its founding in 1994, IndusTREE’s focus on relationships hasn’t changed at all. Cutting timber can be a once in a lifetime decision, and we don’t take that lightly. All landowners can be 100% confident when working with us and enjoying the IndusTREE Advantage!

Key Responsibilities:

Cruising and estimating value and volumes of standing timber

Verifying Property lines and delineating SMZ’s

Supervision of logging activities and tract inspections

Assist Division Manager and Woodyard Manager in log purchasing and scaling

Qualifications: Minimum 2 years related work experience or Bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering or Forest Management. Ability to work with diverse groups. Strong project management skills. Effective writing and oral presentation skills. Computer skills. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

How to Apply: Email cover letter and Resume to:

1-13-2017~Job Opening for Procurement Forester

Availability: Immediate

Location: East Tennessee – Based in Oak Ridge, TN

Description: Procurement Forester will manage log buying, timber acquisition from private landowners and logging activities for hardwood sawmill.

Job will include negotiating purchases, overseeing contract logging activities and merchandising of timber products.


Locate and approach potential timber purchase landowners

Cruising and evaluating standing timber

Negotiating timber purchase terms and preparation of timber sales contracts

Confirming property lines, ownership, and legality of sales

Oversight of contract logging activities (BMP’s, Merchandising)

Manage gatewood log procurement


4 year degree in Forestry (or 2 year degree with experience)

Experience in hardwood timber cruising, evaluation and harvesting

Effective Oral and Written Communication Skills

Must be self-directed individual Benefits:

Company vehicle provided

• Healthcare and 401k available (after qualification period)

• Salary commensurate with qualification and experience

Contact: Chris Keziah
Phone: 865-805-1578
Fax: 615-514-9603

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