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Fiber Supply (Wood Procurement) Professional

International Paper
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Numerous locations in southeastern U.S. (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia)

Job Description:

Participate in the purchase and delivery of fiber to a paper mill. Fiber may include pulpwood, chips, recycled fiber, and fiber fuel (biomass). Successful candidates will support raw materials acquisition, harvesting, logistics coordination, contract negotiations, and inventory management. Responsibilities may also include oversight of relationships with vendors to ensure compliance with contracts and company policies and procedures, including financial, safety, and environmental performance. Activities are divided among the mill, field (forest, chips mills, saw mills, etc.), and office environments. Successful candidates will be expected to analyze and interpret data to help solve problems and improve the effectiveness of the organization.



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

• Authorized to work in the U.S.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Self-starter as demonstrated by prior summer or intern work experience and/or involvement in campus activities, clubs, student government, etc.

• Demonstrated leadership skills



International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable worldwide commerce. We also produce pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we employ approximately 48,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found at


Why work in IP’s Fiber Supply Organization?

1. A collaborative partnership approach to career development and personal growth

2. Organization that prides itself on high standards in safety, the environment, and ethics

3. Have the opportunity to get involved with forest sustainability issues/challenges at-scale

4. Fast paced dynamic work environment (e.g., you will get to do a lot of different things)


International Paper offers an attractive compensation plan with a highly competitive salary and bonus program


401(k), relocation assistance, health insurance, life insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, numerous holidays, student loan assistance, tuition reimbursement, and a suite of voluntary benefits (vision, dental, etc.). A company vehicle is also provided and is available for personal use.


How to Apply:

If interested, please contact Jim Rakestraw (; 912-655-8084) or the Warnell career services center.


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