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EH&S Specialist

Job Req ID:  9136

Green Bay, WI, US, 54313

Date:  Mar 2, 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 implement corporate and business EHS programs at a plant location and to act as an advocate for plant and Plant Manager with respect to EHS compliance programs, and to customize programs to the specific operations of the plant. To promote and ensure implementation of the plant level EHS systems.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide strategic leadership for the plant in all EHS matters
  • Oversee performance in EHS core values for operations on the site, manage the site EHS systems and lead continuous improvement in EHS
  • Advise Plant Manager and Operations Safety and Environmental Manager on compliance issues
  • Report regulatory issues, including spills, releases and emergencies, as required by law
  • Oversee and promote the deployment of the plant level EHS Management Systems
  • Research and develop new EHS programs at the plant level
  • Develop and write sampling and testing procedures
  • Responsible for environmental reporting and recordkeeping including emission inventories, TRI, Tier 2, Title V deviation, CAM, and MACT
  • Coordinate and manage activities of Site Central Safety Committee
  • Implement and manage Safety, Industrial Health, and Fire Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness of current programs; recommend improvements to policies and procedures
  • Research and create program recommendations for assigned area of safety, industrial health, and fire prevention
  • Monitor Safety record keeping and compliance; conduct periodic inspections.
  • Manage Fire Prevention Plans and Contractor Safety process
  • Negotiate permit terms and influence rule making
  • Coordinate and respond to EHS assessments at assigned locations; perform assessments as a member of a team
  • Participate in cross-functional teams on special projects as assigned
  • Assist the Plant Manager in budgeting for all EHS activities
  • Independently develop, lead, and assist the Plant Manager in the Capital Project Management System (CPMS)
  • Interact with EHS regulators; accompany government inspectors on agency inspections
  • Schedule and participate in monitoring, sampling, and testing of permitted process and pollution control equipment for compliance
  • Lead the investigation of site EHS incidents
  • Work with Human Resources department to assess the need for and arrange for appropriate EHS training
  • Provide input to Facility Management regarding pollution control equipment operation and maintenance programs as related to permit requirements
  • Participate in corporate and external audits, coordinate audits and follow-up on items needing attention
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as necessary

What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal, State/Provincial and local environmental, industrial health, safety, and fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies.
  • Working knowledge of safety policies & procedures and fire prevention programs.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ethics and professionalism
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze basic data, develop metrics, and perform cost benefit analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Health, Environmental, Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Certificates or licenses in specialized EHS areas helpful.


  • 5 plus years of experience in the EHS field.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and directing employees and work teams.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an industrial setting.
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • Office and plant environments
  • Ability to wear a respirator
  • Ability to climb ladders up to heights of 60 feet or greater
  • Ability to work on roofs
  • Ability to work for short periods in physically stressful situations required
  • Moderate travel and occasional extended work hours required

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: Green Bay

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