International Paper Fiber Procurement Representative in ORANGE MILL, Texas

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Posting Dates: 6/7/18-6/21/18

FLSA: Exempt

Relocation Paid: Yes

Candidate Identified: No

Actual position level may vary based on experience

Fiber Procurement Representatives are responsible for the purchase and delivery of fiber products to a paper mill, including pulpwood, chips, and fiber fuel (biomass). The Fiber Procurement Representative supports Fiber Specialist in raw materials acquisition, harvesting, logistics coordination, contract negotiations, and inventory management. This includes safety and other operational aspects.

This position will conduct fiber procurement activities in support of the Orange Mill, be accountable for fiber cost and volume targets as well as responsible for fiber quality and logistics. Additionally this position will oversee relationships with vendors to ensure compliance with contracts, company policies and procedures including safety, financial, environmental performance and fiber certifications. The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to the Orange, TX basin.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Forestry, Business Management, Marketing, Logistics, Transportation, Purchasing, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Materials Management, Supply Chain)

  • Self-starter

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Employee must have demonstrated proficiency in analytical and communication and interpersonal skills

  • Fiber procurement experience is desired


  • Action Oriented

  • Customer Focused

  • Drive for Results

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Negotiation Skills

  • Organizing

  • Time Management

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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