Roseburg Forest Products
  • 19-Jul-2018 to 17-Sep-2018 (PST)
  • Finance
  • Dillard, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Daily negotiation and processing of requisitions and purchase orders for TFL paper, MDF, MDO ($30 million spend) and ensuring that these are delivered in a timely manner and at maximum total cost benefit to Roseburg
  • Manages the direct material inventory
  • Works closely with plant schedulers to determine proper order demand along with consolidating plant orders to encourage better efficiency with vendor production
  • Ensures all purchasing policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Identifies and implements other "value-add" cost and process improvement opportunities
  • Handles all vendor communication regarding direct material ordering/logistics
  • Works with Roseburg vendors and plant locations to support quality efforts and handle product claims
  • Models company core values

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four years of direct or indirect purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Two years' experience purchasing or working knowledge of direct material
  • Two years' experience with cost reduction/vendor improvement programs
  • Self-starter with a high degree of individual initiative
  • Ability to work in and maintain a highly functional team environment
  • Excellent communication, people, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Strong consensus-builder with a service orientation
  • Computer/systems literate including experience with Excel and manufacturing based ERP systems, preferably Oracle's Enterprise One (E1).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a relatively high-volume environment
  • Must be self-directed, able to meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates' degree in business, finance, accounting or related field


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