The Michigan Association of Timbermen



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Forester/Timber Buyer needed for Southern Michigan

Post Hardwoods Inc. is looking to hire a Forester/Timber Buyer for Southern Michigan.

Experience required.  Compensation will be based upon experience and qualifications.

Primary duties include purchasing standing timber and cut logs.  To secure and supervise subcontractors to cut and haul purchased product.

Skills/Qualifications:  Organization, ed Independence, Integrity, Flexibility, Good Communication

Please send resume’ to



Log Buyer

Besse Forest Products Group, a leading manufacturer of quality Northern hardwood veneer, lumber, and specialty plywood, is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Log Buyer position.  This position will procure veneer logs in the Southern Lower Michigan, Southern Ontario, and Northern Indiana areas.


  • Purchasing veneer logs using Besse buying processes and log grades
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers
  • Utilize handheld data recorder and tagging system for inventory control purposes
  • Have a working understanding of the forestry market and trends
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment while focusing on quality
  • Know all environmental regulations

Job Qualification and Requirements

  • Forestry Degree is required; however, significant experience and training in the forestry industry may also be considered.
  • Minimum of 3 years of veneer log buying experience
  • Capable of working independently and being a self-starter with a proven record of setting and achieving goals
  • Ability to work outdoors, year-round and in all elements
  • Proficient with computers (email, excel, word, log scaling programs)

Besse Forest Products Group offers an excellent benefits and compensation package. Benefits include medical and prescription insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability coverage, 401(k) Plan, vacation package and paid holidays.

Qualified individuals should mail, fax or email their resume to:

Human Resources Department

Besse Forest Products Group

P.O. Box 352

Gladstone, MI 49837

FAX: 906-428-1130




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