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Plant Safety Specialist

Job Req ID:  8318

New Limerick, ME, US, 04761

Date:  Jun 14, 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

Implement and lead all Safety, Industrial Health, and Fire Prevention services, programs and initiatives for clients at an assigned facility. Provide consultation, advice, and leadership support to a facility. Ensure Safety, IH and Fire Prevention objectives are met and deployments are leveraged effectively and consistently.

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:

  • Define the needs and objectives of the plant in safety and safety training.
  • Communicate needs and objectives to staff and management.
  • Determine how to best achieve Safety, IH and Fire Prevention objectives.
  • Conduct or coordinate safety training for plant personnel.
  • Coordinate and facilitate activities of Site Central Safety Committee.
  • Monitor Safety record keeping and compliance.
  • Manage Fire Prevention Plans and Contractor Safety process
  • Coordinate employee industrial health monitoring and testing
  • Develop and monitor site safety and industrial health budget.
  • May lead individuals assigned to site Fire Prevention Crew.
  • Conduct comprehensive review and audit of safety, industrial health, and fire prevention programs and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Assist plant supervisors and managers to resolve safety issues.
  • Provide advice and guidance to employees on the interpretation of safety policies and regulations.

What do I need to be successful?

  • 2+ year Safety and Industrial Health experience
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local industrial health, safety, fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies
  • Familiarity with safety policies & procedures and fire prevention programs
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver safety education and training
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes
  • Ability to compile and analyze basic data, develop metrics, and perform cost benefit analysis


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in Safetyand Healthor related field required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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: Maine

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