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Salary: £60,000.00 per annum

Greater London, London

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FRS Recruitment
Registered: 13 Dec '17
Postings: 251
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Job Reference: FRS60508

Job Duration:

Start date: ASAP


Position Available: Forestry and Transport Coordinator

Are you ready to join adynamic forestry team in Ireland and play a vital role in ensuring the efficient supply of timber to our clients sawmills? We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual to become a key member of their team. Reporting directly to the Head of Forestry - Ireland, this role offers a unique blend of forestry management and transport coordination responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:


* Conduct log procurement activities, including valuations of forest lots and purchases from various sources.
* Manage forest site operations, ensuring compliance with health and safety standards.
* Oversee the Forest Service docket system and Forestry Purchasing System for efficient management.
* Handle sales of other forest products to thirdparties.
* Plan and schedule all log intake to the sawmills.

Transport / Logistics:

* Manage and plan transportation of sawn timber and forestry haulage.
* Coordinate residue materials, utilising external hauliers and providing monthly reports.* Recruit and set rates for log contractors, negotiate rates with transport companies, and optimise backloads.
* Monitor log stock, residues, and sawdust in the sawmills.
* Schedule harvesting operations effectively.


* Represent thecompany at Coillte & FSNI quarterly reviews and industry events such as Teagasc Talking Timber & Tullamore Show.
* Participate in the Forest Industry Transport (FITG) committee.

Candidate Profile:

* Proven experience in log procurement within the forestry industry (desired but not essential)
* Experience coordinating external haulier companies.
* A relevant third-level qualification in forestry. (desirable but not essential)
* Self-starter with the ability to collaborate effectivelywithin a team.
* Familiarity with current legal requirements and guidelines pertaining to haulage.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Excellent organisational abilities with attention to detail.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
* Membership of the Society of Irish Foresters or eligibility for membership (desirable but not essential)
* Possession of a full clean driving license and willingness to travel.
* Proficient IT skills.

If you're passionate about forestry and logistics, possess the necessary skills and qualifications, and are looking for a rewarding challenge, we'd love to hear from you.

Please submit your application, including your up to date CV and if you have any questions please contact JasonDevlin of FRS Recruitment.

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain


Salary Benefits:

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Job Skills: Logistics, Forestry, Logging

Contact Name: Jason Devlin

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