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Operator I

Job Req ID:  9157

Granite City, IL, US, 62040

Date:  Mar 13, 2023

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

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

To assist in the everyday pre-finishing duties, which include but are not limited to assist in paint or automation/expedition of product through paint line, assist in packaging functions of paint line, assist with safe assembly of corner products, under daily direction.


In this position you will have the opportunity to:

· Operate a simple piece of equipment, requiring basic instruction, as assigned

· Check supplies to ensure smooth operation

· Perform general preventative maintenance & make minor adjustments to maintain equipment in good operating order

· Provide general relief in support of line positions during breaks as assigned

· Perform general clean-up and utility duties as assigned, including sweeping floors, picking up trash, painting, cleaning equipment, etc.

· Operate mobile equipment

· Operate hand-held tools and equipment including heat gun, stapler and banding equipment

· Perform visual inspections & make hourly checks in regard in quality of board condition and package appearance to ensure all product meets quality standards

· Other duties or responsibilities not listed above may be assigned as necessary

· Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations


What do I need to be successful?

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

· Knowledge of simple equipment operation

· Knowledge of line position duties and functions

· Ability to properly assemble corners and manually paint units

· Ability to work in a Team Environment

· Time management and prioritizing skills

· Knowledge of general plant operation functions and housekeeping requirements

· Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations


· Any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

· Plant environment

· Exposure to dust, noise and fluctuations in temperature

· Standing 90% of the time

· Lifting up to 50 pounds on a daily basis

· Medically cleared and able to wear respiratory protection (half-face respirator

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing