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Sr Supply Chain Analyst - IBP/APO (Hybrid)

Job Req ID:  8512

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Sep 13, 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

To provide supply chain expertise and support by working cross-functionally with LP businesses, functional groups and internal/external partners. The Analyst will develop, implement and maintain Supply chain planning processes and tools (BIBP, APO) to reduce supply chain costs and increase service metrics.

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 analyses to support supply chain planning scenarios (ex-capacity planning, distribution optimization, inventory planning etc.) for LP businesses by utilizing supply chain systems
  • Develop and refine planning capabilities within SAP IBP to optimize Sales and Operations planning, Forecasting, Supply planning and Collaboration with extended supply chain partners.
  • Analyze risks and trade-offs to identify and recommend optimal uses of the Supply Chain technologies, presenting those recommendations in a clear and compelling fashion to a variety of levels/audiences
  • Partner with business teams to develop variety of solutions to address short, mid or long-term planning issues.
  • Support business team planners for on-going supply chain planning activities (ex- FG/RM weekly/monthly planning) as needed
  • Work on the development of supply chain operating metrics to measure the effectiveness of supply chain processes
  • Collaborate with peers, consultants, and end users to come up with a holistic design approach
  • Create POCs (Proof of concept) for new functionalities using IBP
  • Design, participate and facilitate rollout of new features and functionalities in SAP IBP
  • Proactively collaborate with business groups, IT, functional teams to recommend and implement end-to-end supply chain improvements
  • Ability to travel when necessary

What do I need to be successful?

  • 3+ years’ previous demonstrated experience with Supply Chain planning projects
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge of SAP IBP (S&OP)
  • At least one cycle implementation of experience with IBP
  • Ability to lead and impact change with new processes/tools
  • Knowledge of supply chain systems and optimization technologies


Bonus Points If You…

  • Experience with APO and CIF
  • Working knowledge of SAP ECC
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Logistics, MIS, or related field


Work Environment

  • Hybrid schedule

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, Supply Planner, SAP, Operations, Technology