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Safety Manager

Job Req ID:  9131

Hanceville, AL, US, 35077-5419

Date:  May 26, 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 and manage Safety, Industrial Health and Fire Prevention services, programs and initiatives for clients at an assigned facility. Provide Safety, Industrial Health and Fire Prevention consultation, advice, and leadership support to a facility. Ensure Safety, Industrial Health and Fire Prevention objectives are met and deployments are leveraged effectively and consistently.

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:

  • Provide basic/general consultation and services to plant leadership regarding Safety, Industrial Health, and Fire Prevention concerns, operations, and compliance issues
  • Communicate goals and objectives of Safety Management System
  • Coordinate activities of Site Central Safety Committee
  • Implement 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
  • Develop, coordinate, and facilitate education and training on Safety, Industrial Health, and Fire Prevention issues at the plant. 
  • Interact with employees on the plant floor - ensure each shift has regular touch points with Safety Manager. 
  • Monitor Safety record keeping and compliance; conduct periodic inspections
  • Manage Fire Prevention Plans and Contractor Safety processes
  • May directly manage site 24/7 employee health screening and wellness efforts
  • Coordinate and facilitate incident investigation and reporting process; including site SIF event investigation, and leading weekly report-out for mill on OSB team calls with other sites
  • Coordinate hazard identification, elimination and reduction process
  • Coordinate employee industrial health monitoring and testing
  • Develop and manage site safety and industrial health budget
  • May manage individuals assigned to site Fire Prevention crew

What do I need to be successful?

  • 2-5 years previous Safety and Industrial Health experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Basic knowledge of Federal, State/Provincial and local industrial health, safety, and fire prevention rules, regulations
  • Intermediate knowledge of safety policies & procedures and fire prevention programs
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and deliver safety education and training
  • 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 speak, read and write in English 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Safety and Health or related field preferred

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.

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