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Quality Auditor III

Job Req ID:  8141
Location: 

US

Date:  Jun 24, 2022
Description: 

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 LPCorp.com.

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 perform audits of the quality management system to assist management in ensuring that products meet a standard specification and assessing the effectiveness of processes, products and systems. To serve as a subject matter expert and a consultant to the audit and other functional departments.

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:

  • Ensure adequate quality policies and practices are developed across the company.
  • Provide support and direction to the entire Quality organization; interface with executive and midlevel management and with customers
  • Seek, identify, and propose other opportunities in the area of quality improvement.
  • Monitor, measure, and report to executive and corporate management regarding the overall health and status of quality management system, continual improvement activities and the improved business results as a result of the quality efforts.
  • Monitor overall integrity of the company’s quality systems including lab testing, physical inspections, record keeping, product quarantine, off-site manufacturing, raw material assessment, quality related employee training, new product development, and claims processing.
  • Identify, understand, and document processes and procedures surrounding internal controls. Continually monitor and update the assessment of the control environment, keeping abreast of significant control issues, trends and developments.
  • Identify and assess the implementation of new policies, as necessary.
  • Prepare and update a comprehensive risk-based audit plan for evaluating the effectiveness of controls in place to manage significant risk exposures, ensure the integrity and reliability of information, safeguard company assets, and comply with laws and regulations.
  • Prove ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.
  • Exhibit the leadership skills needed to influence and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.

 

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with at least five years’ demonstrated experience involving the applications of SPC/SQC/TQM/ etc. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in developing, managing, and reviewing a corporate quality management system
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing industry
  • Ability to think strategically and effectively implement plans
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, and written/oral communication skills 
  • High level of professional excellence characterized by sound judgment skills and drive for results 
  • Advanced strategic thinking with ability to apply tactical solutions 
  • Advanced knowledge of best business practices and their application
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong commitment to total quality
  • Demonstrated experience implementing corporate-wide, cross-functional programs
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within set time frames. Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes.
  • Capable of working within established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the organization.

 

Work Environment

  • Remote work from home and plant environment
  • Travel required (30% or more)

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Quality Management, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field required; advanced degree preferred 
  • ASQ Certification or willingness to complete certification

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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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