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Forest Engineering Manager


Reference: 4773869

We have a senior leadership role in our Forest Division for an experienced Forest Engineering Manager at our Whirinaki mill site.

Working closely with the Forests Leadership Team, you'll play a key role in the overall management of the division. As a result, you'll have a natural ability to lead and engage teams, champion change and have the business acumen to achieve the division's vision and objectives for future success.

The Forest Engineering Manager is responsible for maximising the potential of the company's forest resources by providing optimal harvest planning and engineering solutions, have expertise in road design and construction and environmental management. Critical to supporting this is the ability to develop and maintain relationships with Iwi, regulatory authorities, neighbours and other forest owners while continuously improving health & safety, environmental, financial and information outcomes.

While a tertiary qualification in Forest Engineering or Forestry Science together with at least 8 years of field experience in harvest planning and roading in difficult terrain is preferred, applicants with related experience would be considered.

To be successful in the role you'll have the following:

  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of energy & composure
  • Proficiency in GIS and Forest Engineering & planning tools.

If you're up for the challenge and ready to join one of the largest employers in Hawkes Bay who value a culture of flexibility, accountability and creating opportunities to grow and advance your career then apply today.

Applications Close: 31 Jul 2019