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IT Manufacturing Analyst III

Job Req ID:  9207


Date:  May 21, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

Provide advanced IT technical solutions, application infrastructure support and training that contribute to the overall effectiveness of manufacturing operations.

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:

  • Establish and enforce LP hardware and software manufacturing standards to support such programs as process control, statistical process control, mill maintenance and linear programming application systems
  • Lead the analysis, design, development, deployment, and support of manufacturing systems
  • Install and configure manufacturing operating systems and application software packages as required
  • Design and develop efficient database systems; maintain database structures, utilization standards, and access methods to ensure optimum performance; initiate performance tuning and troubleshoot problems as needed
  • Design and document network configurations and monitor existing systems for stable performance; analyze network loads, traffic, and utilization trends; troubleshoot problems and adjust settings as needed; administer user accounts and security
  • Conduct manufacturing application training for LP personnel from all levels
  • Establish and maintain good working relations with LP business units supported and corporate functional teams
  • Provide consultative services to businesses/functions regarding IT Manufacturing systems & capabilities
  • Plan, install and troubleshoot computer and local/wide area network software and hardware, and monitor and maintain network system performance.
  • Maintain the integrity of application database systems.
  • Participate in the development of technical standards and application interfaces.
  • Monitor system performance and data integrity.
  • Perform project and work prioritization and scheduling.
  • Participate in the development of plant and team budgets
  • On call work required

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5 plus years of related experience
  • Or any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Wonderware applications including Historian, Historian Client, QI Analyst, and System Platform
  • Demonstrated knowledge of database design, relational database structures, transact-sql, programming, toolsets and system performance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Report Services (SSRS), and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of programming languages utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio’s VB.Net and ASP.Net, and system development methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing technologies such as PLC, HMI and communications protocols
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local and wide area networks and their administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network, wiring, hubs, routers, and PC and server hardware and software including hardware virtualization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of disk management, file systems, disk partitioning, redundancy and load/unload utilities
  • Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to install and configure hardware and software


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Work Environment

  • This position will work in a remote/home office environment when not traveling
  • Office and mill environment with moderate to heavy travel required between facilities (50% or more)



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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