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Goodman Veneer amp; Lumber General Manager - Goodman Lumber Operations in Iron Mountain, Michigan

Besse Forest Products Group, headquartered in Gladstone, MI, is one of the leading producers of hardwood lumber, veneer, and plywood in North America operating four sawmills, lumber concentration yard, three veneer mills, one plywood plant, and employs over 300 people.We are currently seeking a General Manager for Goodman Veneer and Lumber located in Goodman, Wisconsin.Key Areas of Responsibilities Include:ulliManage the Goodman hardwood sawmill and dry kiln operations./liliEnsure quality control of the hardwood lumber./liliImplement and manage safety policies./liliManage the activities of the lumber operations to meet the financial goals of the company./liliInteract with the log procurement group./liliIdentify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity costs./liliOwn the communication process to ensure plant personnel company senior management are kept informed of conditions, trends, and important activities affecting the wood business as well as daily results, quality issues, and other business needs./liliThis position will manage 5 direct reports and 50-60 indirect reports./li/ulDesired Skills and Experience:ulli5+ years of general management experience in the hardwood lumber industry./lili4-year degree in forestry or a related field is a plus, but not required./liliKnowledge of NHLA lumber grading rules./liliStrong business acumen./liliMust demonstrate self-confidence motivation, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical abilities./liliProficient in MS Office is a plus./li/ulBesse Forest Products Group offers an excellent benefits and compensation package. Benefits include medical and prescription insurance, FSA, HSA, dental insurance, life insurance, disability coverage, 401 (k) Plan, vacation package and paid holidays.

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