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Regional Safety Specialist

Job Req ID:  9012


Date:  May 12, 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.

Job Purpose

To provide health and safety regulatory and corporate policy guidance and support to assigned operating facilities and other external/internal stakeholders.  Provide leadership and direction in the design, development and implementation of strategic programs and initiatives on a corporate-wide basis. 

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

• Advise LP Business, assigned Operations staff, and the Business EHS Department on strategic Health & Safety issues, emerging or revised environmental laws, and general concerns affecting assigned plants.

• Report to the Business Operations Directors and EHS Business Manager on applicable facility or stakeholder initiatives. 

• Support the directives of the Business Operations Directors and Business EHS Manager; partner, coach, train, and evaluate performance in collaboration with the local Plant Manager.

• Oversee resources for large projects involving internal EHS project managers, consultants, contractors, and other resources

• Institute automated drills and simulations for high-risk response- Thermal Oil System Response, Fire Evacuation, Waferizer/Strander upsets…

• Promote and assess the effectiveness of the Environmental Management System.

• Lead and/or participate in routine and scheduled site assessments, i.e. EHS Assessments, Fire Assessments…

• Identifies, recommends, and implements enhancements and upgrades to current programs

• Drives consistency in personal process and safety across the Business Unit

• Provide leadership and direction in implementing haz-op and risk assessment studies associated with Capital Projects

• Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.

• Perform other duties as necessary.

What do I need to be successful?

  • In-depth knowledge of applicable Federal and State OSHA regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of plant operations and potential compliance issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of functional safety and automation
  • Ability to lead hazard operability studies
  • Thorough knowledge of process/ industry safety
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively partner and work with corporate and plant leadership teams
  • Ability to lead individuals and teams to achieve goals and objectives.


• Post-secondary degree in S&H field



• 3-5 or more years’ S&H related experience.

• previous management and/or supervisory experience

• previous manufacturing experience

Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.



• Moderate travel required (~60%).


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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