Quality Specialist

Job Req ID:  10552

North Wilkesboro, NC, US, 28659

Date:  Jun 28, 2024

Job Purpose

Provide problem-solving support to operations and secondary processes as needed. Lead and facilitate projects to accomplish established objectives.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

•    Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and regulations and participate in facility health & safety activities as assigned.
•    Be pro-active in identifying and performing tasks to maintain and improve safety, quality, and environmental performance.
•    Ensure all relevant quality requirements are consistently met according to the QC manual, Control Plans, and plant SOPs.
•    Ensure plant compliance with all internal product specifications, and corporate quality policies.
•    Substitute the role of the Quality Manager as needed. 
•    Lead process and product tests/trials as assigned.  Compile, analyze, and report trial test results as required.
•    Manage quality systems to assure consistent process and product performance while maintaining maximum production and safe work habits.
•    Manage quality records, databases, and controlled documents in accordance with corporate record retention policies.
•    Generate routine quality reports for internal communication


What do I need to be successful?

•    Ability to document process changes and their effects.
•    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
•    Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
•    Ability to manage multiple projects.
•    Strong computer spreadsheet software and SPC software skills
•    Knowledge and understanding of statistical process controls.
•    Skill in leading, planning, coaching, training, and supervising. Ability to hold people accountable.
•    Moderate knowledge of JHA, JSA, Job Processes Maps, and Environmental Management System for this position.
•    Expert knowledge of SPC and quality related computer programs to ensure continuous data stream.
•    Advance understanding of procedures in QMS manual.



•    Bachelor’s degree in Forest Products, Engineering, Wood Science or related field preferred.
•    ASQ Certification, Lean Six Sigma Training, or other applicable training desirable.
•    Adequate combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities.

•    Minimum of 2 years quality related experience
•    Manufacturing experience desirable
•    Industry experience preferable with statistical analysis and interpretation of manufacturing data

Work Environment

•     The lab and manufacturing environment includes exposure to moving parts, fumes, chemicals, airborne particles and high temperatures.  
•    The employee must have the ability to climb, bend, stoop, kneel, work in inclement weather, and work with elevated noise levels.
•    The position requires the ability to frequently lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

About LP Building Solutions

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders worldwide. Its extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as the LP Structural Solutions portfolio (LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing and more), oriented strand board (OSB), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®.

In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading service and warranties. Since its founding in 1973, LP has been Building a Better World™ by helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 26 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil. 

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 50 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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