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Sr Mgr, Strategic Sourcing

Job Req ID:  8297

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Jun 7, 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

Here's the Game Plan…

Your mission is to lead and implement the strategic direction for LP’s growing sourcing spend across an array of categories. LP is in the midst of a Supply Chain transformation as we journey to become a world-class organization. This role must drive a reduction in the total cost of ownership to LP manufacturing facilities over the long run and to measure the value of implemented programs. As the leader of the strategic sourcing team, you will set the tone for our engagement with external suppliers, internal business customers, and industry peers.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

You’ll be a Great Fit for Our Team If…

  • You enjoy leading, coaching, and developing a dynamic team
  • You love exploring new and maintaining current key supplier relationships
  • You enjoy sourcing a variety of spend categories that enable company growth
  • You’re energized to develop and maintain key internal customer relationships
  • You’re a natural negotiator with a competitive drive

Blueprint for Success – In this role you’ll need to….

  • Be able to create and deliver category strategies that enable LP to grow with efficiency and agility
  • Dive into complex raw materials and our industry-leading manufacturing process
  • Own contract negotiations, implementation and supplier performance monitoring for all spend categories including Raw Materials, Transportation, MRO, Professional Services, IT, Marketing, Human Resources, etc…
  • Leverage buying capabilities through coordination of purchases and development of partnerships and alliances with key vendors at a corporate level
  • Anticipate business needs and orchestrate team resources to provide reactive support
  • Work with Business Analysts in development of KPI’s and metrics

What do I need to be successful?


  • Ability to build strong relationships – with both suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Proven track record of building and managing high performance teams that consistently deliver superior results
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Understanding of ERP systems (SAP Ariba knowledge preferred)
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Understanding of pricing structure, cost modeling and price change management options
  • Ability to create complex models and reports

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 7+ years procurement/supply management experience
  • 2+ years in supervisor role or leadership position


  • Hybrid remote/Office environment
  • Occasional travel 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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