Your mission:

The Fibre Sourcing Manager will be responsible for managing the wood fibre and biomass supply to the Hinton pulp mill for the entire supply chain. In the daily business the Fibre Sourcing Manager will be supported by a Fibre Sourcing Controller.



  • Lead and manage the fibre sourcing requirements (wood and biomass) for Mondi Hinton mill in line with cost, quality and time requirements
  • Coordinate the hand over process to Mondi (including fibre agreements, relevant transport and service contracts, IT integration specifically on fibre supply chain, measurement & invoicing processes, wood and biomass reporting, implementation of technical updates, fibre stocks, etc.)
  • Develop a mid to long-term fibre sourcing strategy for Hinton pulp mill which supports the mill investments plans on future wood and biomass requirements
  • Implement the new fibre sourcing strategy for the Hinton pulp mill
  • Build and maintain partnerships with key suppliers, contractors and wider stakeholder groups of wood and biomass
  • Coordinate and manage the wood & biomass supply on a daily / weekly / monthly base in close alignment with fibre and biomass suppliers
  • Develop a fibre sourcing team aligned to future mill developments, including goal settings, coordinating work and monitoring tasks
  • Lead and support project management & continuous improvement projects relevant to fibre sourcing, related logistics performance and costs
  • Lead relevant fibre, biomass, logistics and processing contract negotiations
  • Participation on Mondi Group level in relevant working groups
  • Develop reporting and benchmarking requirements for local mill management and for Mondi Group level
  • Represent Mondi in fibre sourcing topics with relevant Canadian stakeholders

Your profile:

  • Educational background: University degree in forestry, wood science or natural resource management (Master degree from a recognized University)
    • Experience in forestry operations and/or fibre sourcing in Western Canada (BC, Alberta), of which a few years on senior management / leadership level
    • Good knowledge of the Western Canadian wood market and fibre based industry
    • Strong strategic thinking and leadership skills & entrepreneurial mindset
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (team player, open minded, empathic)
    • Ability to form strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Practical experience with modern IT systems as operational platform
    • Registration as a professional forester or forest technician with the Alberta Forestry Association would be an advantage