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VP, OSB Manufacturing

Job Req ID:  8605

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Feb 27, 2023

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.


To lead the development, execution, and attainment of the operating goals for the OSB product line, ensuring compliance with established corporate and regulatory policies and ensure the safe, environmentally sound production of a quality product.



  • Provide business-line leadership, vision, teamwork and communication to execute annual business and strategic plan.
  • Analyze activities; costs, operations and market forecast data affecting the OSB Business.  Develop strategic plan to improve production capabilities and business line financial performance.  Drive the metrics and tracking systems used to measure business line performance and financials.
  • Partner with OSB to identify the overall needs in business development, strategic planning and the execution of business performance.
  • Drive performance improvements in all areas including capital deployment; monitor industry developments and Best Practices.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key strategic external customers.
  • Responsible for providing leadership, coaching and resources to continually develop a business team that supports the operations through their various functions.  Identify key training skills, development, and individual personnel objectives to enhance personnel value.
  • Assist in the career development discussions and career planning activities for the OSB Business.
  • Responsible for annual operational and capital budgeting preparation and administration.
  • Responsible for maintaining operations and safety and environmental compliance. 
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of effective management and supervisory methods.
  • Specialized knowledge of financial analysis techniques and their application in manufacturing operations.
  • Strong operations and capital budgeting skills.
  • Broad management skills in establishing and managing systems and staff across geographical regions.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Skill in budget development and management.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma concepts and manufacturing applications.
  • Ability to influence outcomes in environments of competing priorities without direct authority.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Knowledge of company’s businesses and manufacturing processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required.  Advanced degree preferred.



  • Minimum 10 plus years experience in business management, strategic planning and execution.
  • Proven/demonstrated ability to provide leadership and clarity to personnel and organizations both internally and externally.  Experience in leading teams is desired.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.



  • Office Environment
  • Extended work hours.
  • Extensive travel to various locations 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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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