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Sr Project Manager - Engineering (Hybrid or Remote)

Job Req ID:  8472

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765 US

Date:  Jul 28, 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

Provide leadership and direction for major capital projects/programs which are directly associated with a Business Line’s strategic initiative. Assemble and lead cross-functional project teams through activities associated with project development, engineering, procurement, contracting, installation, start-up and commissioning within the framework of approved scope, schedule and budget. Supervise engineering staff where applicable.

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 leadership regarding the planning and execution of major capital projects or technology programs, with values in excess of $100 million, including: technical feasibility evaluations, detailed engineering design, procurement efforts, negotiating, contract development & management, contracting strategy, installation, start-up support and commissioning.
  • Develop project scopes, budgets and schedules and manage performance against approved versions.
  • Ensure all project activities are executed in accordance with company and functional policies, procedures and methods.
  • Establish and manage a project document control system that is consistent with functional methods and procedures.
  • Review all engineering to ensure compliance with LP’s design standards, industry & professional standards, local, state and federal codes and regulations.
  • Supervise and manage assigned staff; recruit, train, coach, and evaluate performance.
  • Conduct benchmarking and competitive research to keep up with best-of-class practices and to assure that our capital implementation methods lead the industry.
  • Conduct training for engineering and other personnel in the areas of Project Management, Engineering, and Leadership.
  • Participate as a sponsor or team member in leading functional process improvement within the company.
  • Assume responsibility for personal safety and for the safety performance of all personnel, projects and programs managed.
  • Maintain Engineering records according to engineering procedures and corporate Records Retention Guidelines.
  • Work closely with other Corporate Functions including Supply Management, Audit, Financial Services, Environmental Services and Information Technology to assure conformance with corporate policy
  • Conduct special projects/studies, as opportunities arise, relating to technology and capital effectiveness
  • Moderate to heavy travel requiring a flexible schedule is required

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience as a practicing professional (5 associated with major project work) in one or more of the following fields; engineering, capital project management, manufacturing, business process development, auditing,
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering large, complex engineering projects through successful completion
  • Demonstrated experience in leading large/complex cross functional capital project teams
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement professional Project Management practices, programs and tools.
  • Possess excellent working knowledge of computer applications including; word processing, financial management systems and project scheduling software (MS Word, Excel & Project)
  • Knowledge of building products industry, equipment, and processes
  • The ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • The ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


  • BS/MS in Engineering, Applied Science, or related field.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license desirable
  • BS equivalency: 6-8 years discipline experience
  • MS equivalency: 4-6 years engineering management experience


Work Environment

  • Remote or hybrid schedule if local to the Nashville area



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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