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Capital Procurement Manager

Job Req ID:  8123

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Jun 19, 2022

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders worldwide. Its extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as the LP Structural Solutions portfolio (LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing and more), oriented strand board (OSB), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®, and LP Elements® Performance Fencing.

In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading service and warranties. Since its founding in 1973, LP has been Building a Better World™ by helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 26 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil.

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

As a Capital Procurement Leader working on the Capital and Operations Procurement team, you will be empowered to provide expertise and champion strategic sourcing activities for capital related goods and services. In this role, you will contribute to LP’s mission by developing and executing strategic sourcing strategies to drive maximum value in our Capital and Operations procurement. 

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:

  • Providing support to the LP Business departments
  • Developing and managing global, regional and local strategies for the Capital category.
  • Building strong relationships with the Engineering and Project Management teams to deliver and execute against capital sourcing strategies.
  • Driving opportunities across sites/businesses to consolidate spend and sustain benefits
  • Facilitating commercial discussions and negotiations with suppliers and internal partners.
  • Achieving significant savings and year over year cost reductions, while maintaining and improving equipment and services quality.
  • Accurate preparation and contract formation, administration and management.
  • Monitoring and managing contract compliance and deliverables.
  • Leading contract and supplier performance reviews   
  • Establishing effective relationships with internal partners (e.g., operations, legal, finance, IT and HR) and collaborate cross functionally to align procurement and capital strategy with business objectives.
  • Building and maintaining supplier relationships to deliver high performance at optimal cost while mitigating operational risk
  • Provide support as technical procurement resource, with knowledge of the strategic sourcing process
  • Lead sourcing events (RFQs, RFPs), supplier negotiation strategy, manage stakeholder engagement and alignment throughout the end-to-end sourcing process
  • Manage bid proposals (RFQ/RFP), requirements documentation (SOW), purchase/service agreements/contracts and exhibits and other related documents.
  • Provide strong attention to detail in composing and proofing documents, establishing priorities, scheduling and meeting deadlines.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5-7 years’ capital project procurement/supply management experience.
  • Strong negotiation, mathematical and analytical skills
  • Self-starter, highly organized with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, bias to action and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with Service Now, Ariba, and SAP desirable.


Work Environment

  • Hybrid Remote/Office Environment.
  • Moderate travel required



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field 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.

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