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Supt, Plant Operations II

Job Req ID:  8353

Dawson Creek, BC, CA, V1G 4P2

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

Responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for overall production and maintenance operations in accordance with the vision and values of the corporation. Manage and coordinate all electrical and mechanical work in the facility. Give clear direction to drive the facility to meet all standards, policies & regulations for the safe, environmentally compliant production of a quality product. Ensure development and execution of the annual operating plan/budget and all continuous improvement initiatives and assume plant manager responsibilities as needed.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility
  • Responsible for manufacturing and maintenance operations through subordinate supervisors
  • Lead, plan and participate in process improvement, cost reductions and continuous improvement projects as part of the site business plan
  • Direct daily production and maintenance operations and systems to ensure production meets delivery schedules
  • Develop and lead preventative/predictive maintenance, including working with Hydraulics, Electrical, Instrumentation, Process Control, Pneumatic, Power Transmissions, Welding, and Fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and NDT
  • Assist and participate with interviewing, selection and orientation process, has significant responsibility for the hiring process from recommendation to hiring and promotions
  • Ensure and maintain established customer focus for employees, effectively maintain positive relationships with key strategic external and internal customers/suppliers
  • Responsible for staff training, performance management/development, setting daily work schedules. Provide coaching and counseling on performance feedback, up to initiating and assisting with corrective action
  • Manage production and maintenance department budget and participate in forecasting activities to ensure sales targets are met and mill efficiencies are maintained
  • Ensure equipment supplies and mill facilities are in appropriate working condition to meet business needs
  • Prepare timely reports for distribution to internal customers; maintain accurate records and files
  • Some travel (10%)

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5+ years’ demonstrated manufacturing supervisory experience
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of mill process and equipment, have workable knowledge of industry technological developments
  • Thorough knowledge of company product, policies and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of effective and efficient production and manufacturing methods
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of managerial and supervisory skills
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to effectively implement change


  • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Production or related field.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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