Area Harvesting Manager

13 March 2017

EGGER Forestry

For our timber harvesting operations in west and central Scotland.

The diversity of our 8,000 employees in our 17 plants in 7 countries makes us a strong team.

In our work we have much in common:

  • Taking action instead of just talking about it.
  • The stability that allows us to progress.
  • The satisfaction of having delivered what we say we will.

We do not simply look for employees. We seek people who share our values.

Your tasks

• Oversee EGGER Forestry's timber harvesting and marketing operations in a geographical area determined by the Company.

• Assist in the formulation of the annual budget, business, production and marketing plans and operate to predetermined and agreed standards, within budgetary control.

• Carry out assessments and valuations of standing timber, and to liaise and negotiate with timber owners/agents, submitting tenders with regard to budget and quality requirements.

• Liaise and negotiate with the harvesting and haulage contractors.

• Co-ordinate and ensure the supply flow and freight of timber products from forest to customers.

• Liaise with EGGER (UK) personnel with regard to roundwood supplies.

• Provide out of hour's support if required.

Our requirements

• Degree/Diploma level education in Forestry or equivalent preferred.

• Full Car Driving Licence essential.

• Managerial experience and supervisory skills preferred.

• Attention to detail and accuracy essential.

• Intermediate standard of IT skills and competent use of MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

We offer

• EGGER Forestry maintain an important role in wood supply to both the EGGER plants in the UK as well as to our external customers; focussed on safety, environmental sustainability and delivering a quality service.

• Competitive employee benefits, pension scheme and Company Car.

• Technologically advanced systems and processes.

• Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.

Closing date: 14.04.2017

Please apply online at 

Your contact person is Karen Povey T +44 1434 613361

EGGER Forestry Limited, Anick Grange Road, Hexham, United Kingdom NE46 4JS