Log Buyer – Lower Northern Michigan

Log Buyer – Lower Northern Michigan

Besse Forest Products Group, a leading manufacturer of quality Northern hardwood veneer, lumber, and plywood, is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Log Buyer position. This position will procure veneer logs in the Northern Lower Michigan areas.


  • Purchasing veneer logs using Besse buying processes and log grades
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers
  • Utilize handheld data recorder and tagging system for inventory control purposes
  • Have a working understanding of the forestry market and trends
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment while focusing on quality
  • Know all environmental regulations

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Forestry Degree is required; however, significant experience and training in the forestry industry may also be considered
  • Minimum of 3 years of veneer log buying experience
  • Capable of working independently and being a self-starter with a proven record of setting and achieving goals
  • Ability to work outdoors, year-round, and in all elements
  • Proficient with computers (email, excel, word, log scaling programs)

Besse Forest Products Group offers an excellent benefits and compensation package. Benefits include medical and prescription insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability coverage, 401(k) Plan, vacation package and paid holidays

Qualified individuals should mail, fax or email their resume to:

Nick Endres
Human Resources Recruitment & Retention Specialist
nendres @ bessegroup.com


Human Resources Department
Besse Forest Products Group
P.O. Box 352
Gladstone, MI 49837
FAX: 906-428-1130
Email: hrdirector @ bessegroup.com