Barrier West, Inc. (BWI) is a privately owned Corporation based in Hoquiam, WA.  BWI is involved in biomass utilization, logistics and transportation and setting the standard for sustainable operations in support of Grays Harbor Paper (

We are looking for an exceptional person to join our multi-faceted, fun and exciting working environment.

We are not your typical corporation – we work hard, but we also have fun building a sustainable business in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.  Expect a career that provides real opportunities for growth in a highly rewarding environment.  This is a position where you can make a difference in the business you work for, the community you live in and our planet.

Primary Responsibilities:

Organize and implement special projects with the President

Projects would be in the areas of

Waste wood biomass/ green power/ renewable energy

Close loop transportation logistics

100% post consumer FSC certified paper sales

Continuous and lowering carbon footprint in manufacturing

Waste stream synergies

Renewable transportation fuels (biomass based)

Act as liaison between business units and departments

Identify successes and challenges while constantly re-evaluating our processes and systems

Coordinate projects with executive management team, communications team, sales, and finance, manufacturing, administration, potential and current end users

Required Qualifications:

Efficient and persistent with experience managing and juggling diverse tasks and projects with minimal supervision

Demonstrated interest/experience in sustainability as it applies to business

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Ability to be flexible and take an optimistic approach to new challenges

Professionalism and presentation skills to deal with politicians and business executives

Able to work in a fast paced environment

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

BA, Certificate or MBA preferred with 2+ years of business experience or education in Sustainability

ACCOUNTABILITY: The Sustainable Operations Coordinator is accountable to the President

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience

LOCATION: Hoquiam, Washington

TO APPLY: Email letter of interest, résumé and three references to:

Resumes will be accepted until January 21st 2011

Barrier West is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.