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Senior Supply Chain Analyst - IBP/APO

Job Req ID:  7186

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Jun 14, 2022

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry. 

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 (IBP, APO) to reduce supply chain costs and increase service metrics.


We'd love to meet you if...'re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge enjoy working with a team to work together and deliver great work're innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment


If this sounds like you, join our growing team! 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





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


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


  • Office environment.

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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