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Corporate Supply Chain Manager - IBP/APO (Hybrid)

Job Req ID:  8514

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Sep 14, 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

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

Direct and manage the implementation of an integrated supply chain strategy, leading the expansion of supply chain tools across LP while ensuring coordination among LP businesses, functions (i.e. IT, Logistics, Sales, Customer Service, Operations, Procurement, etc.) and external partners (i.e. Suppliers, Customers).

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:

  • Conduct opportunity analyses for project planning, prioritization, and approval. Determine financial objectives of supply chain capability enhancement initiatives in accordance with strategic business planning and functional goals.

  • In collaboration with the businesses, develop the implementation strategy of supply chain planning tools – supply chain network optimization, demand planning, inventory management, supply planning, order fulfillment, production planning etc. for LP businesses and external partners.

  • Design, Implement and drive IBP/APO/LLamasoft/ECC based Supply chain planning projects

  • Lead sessions for requirement gathering, business blueprints, testing, training, scenario configuration, system demo, simulations, Fit gap analysis etc.

  • Hands on configuration of planning systems ( APO, IBP, Llamasoft)

  • Develop and integrate short-term and long-term plans including three to five-year strategic plans for supply chain with LP businesses.

  • Define, implement, and track key supply chain operating metrics (i.e. inventory turns, on-time shipments, etc) to measure the effectiveness of supply chain processes.

  • Identify and communicate industry best practices and technology trends. Apply SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) model best practices as appropriate.

  • Manage department budgets.

  • Ability to travel

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5+ year of IBP implementation/support experience

  • APO experience is a big plus

  • ECC /LLamasoft experience is a plus

  • In-depth understanding of supply chain management processes and concepts

  • Thorough knowledge of supply chain planning tools

  • Ability to also deliver as an individual contributor

  • Ability to lead a team for Supply chain projects

  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software programs


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Supply Chain, Business, or related field

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: Nashville

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Demand Planner, Supply, Operations