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Position: Log Procurement Technician

Company: Robbins Manufacturing Company

Location: Lake City, FL

Log Procurement Technician
Robbins Manufacturing Company
Lake City, FL

Robbins Manufacturing Company, an 84 year-old, family-owned manufacturer of pressure treated round stock material is Florida’s leading manufacturer of marine pilings, poles and fence posts. We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive wages, 401(k) retirement plan with $1.00 for $1.00 company match, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and 8 paid holidays and paid vacation. Robbins has 2 plants located in Lake City and Webster, Florida.

Immediate Opening
We need a Log Procurement Technician who will foster and ensure the effective implementation of our log purchases for our Lake City, FL pole production facility.

Essential Functions
Marking timber for marine piling and pole production.

Monitor timber inventory on yard to ensure a minimum of 3 weeks supply and adjust accordingly.

Responsible for maximized resource and asset values. Interpretation and decision making of planning data.

Contract negotiations to ensure timely and efficient administration of all logging activities and invoices.

Updating and interaction with log inventory systems.

Oversee forest land tracts being logged to manage the production budgeted for each tract.

Create plans for each forest tract to ensure the maximum harvest based on seasonality.

Supervise each tract with the Logging Crew Leader to yield the highest quality polesby marking approximately 40% to 50% of the tract’s timber.

Ensure loggers understand and adhere to all Robbins log specifications and quantities needed.

Monitor prices of Chip N Saw, Pulpwood, and Mulch and adjust prices as required.

Manage and promote positive logger and landowner relationships.

Adhere to all local, state, and federal regulations.

Education and Experience

A minimum of three years of practical experience in a role such as: log or timber procurement, forestry consulting, the logging industry, or similar is required.

Applicants must be in good physical shape to mark 50% of the timber in each tract being logged and work productively in a wide variety of weather conditions and forest settings.

Computer proficiency in MS Office, Excel, e-mail, and Internet functions.

Must be familiar with common forest/logging technology.

Good communication, interpersonal, and written skills are needed.

Pay and Benefits

Salaried position; starting pay range of $50,000 to $60,000 with bonus opportunity.

Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance are available after 60 days of service.

401(k) plan with company paid match of $1.00 per dollar up to a $4,000.00 match each year.

Paid Time Off; 2 weeks in the second year and 3 weeks in the sixth year.

Please submit your resume to [email protected]  or apply in person between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at our Lake City facility located at 702 Okinawa Rd, Lake City, FL 32055  Please, no phone calls.

Robbins is a DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE. Please do not apply if you do drugs!

Robbins is an Equal Opportunity Employer