Company Timberlands Ltd
Location Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty
Listed Mon 12 Feb, 9:08 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Timberlands is looking for an experienced Harvesting Manager, based at our offices in Rotorua, New Zealand to plan and manage clearfell harvesting operations, maximise stumpage, and maintain involvement throughout the supply chain to meet the company’s specified objectives.

Key tasks within this role include:

  • Preparation and execution of operational harvest plans taking into account grade mix potential, terrain and harvest systems
  • Applying an understanding of environmental requirements, cost alternatives, woodflow impacts and value recovery to the harvest plan
  • Management of contractors to ensure all contract obligations are met, including monitoring and ensuring compliance with company Health, Safety & Environmental policies
  • Monitoring and reporting costs, performance and returns
  • Managing closure of harvesting operations and hand over of harvest areas for replant


Preference will be given to applicants with the following:

  • A Tertiary qualification in forestry or significant practical experience in production forestry
  • Strong Harvest Planning skills.
  • Analytical ability including excellent computer and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience managing contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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