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Supv, Electrical I

Job Req ID:  7798

Roxboro, NC, US, 27574-6774

Date:  Feb 28, 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.

Compensation Data

$51K-$95K yearly

Job Purpose

To supervise electrical staff and to coordinate activities of the electricians and electrical leadsmen, diagnose equipment failures and repair problems as they arise in a manufacturing facility. Coordinate all activities in the electrical department regarding preventive/ predictive electrical maintenance, installations and modifications. To ensure all electrical equipment is maintained in safe, efficient operating condition.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Drives continuous safety, quality and environmental improvement through active participation and leadership with employees.
  • Supervise electrical department personnel, including training, performance management and scheduling activities.
  • Assist with hiring and orientating new employees.
  • Develop self and staff to ensure personal and professional growth.
  • Lead and participate in process improvement, cost reduction and continuous improvement projects.
  • Schedule and assign all tasks required to meet preventative/predictive electrical maintenance needs of the facility including hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics and power distribution (transformers & PDC), and motor control, variable speed drives (AC & DC) utilizing the EAM system.
  • Manage inventory of spares and critical spares according to site business plan and engage with key suppliers to optimize cost savings opportunities for the department.
  • Supervise construction, installation, modification, troubleshooting and repair of equipment including EOM and Cap-X projects.
  • Work closely with Vendors, Regulatory Agencies, Corporate Engineering and LP Project Managers to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex problems, and meet plant goals.
  • Develop PLC & HMI software programs to operate or improve plant equipment.
  • Participate on multi-function site business team and manage to department budget.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-wide technological developments.
  • Ensure compliance and perform all duties in accordance with all safety, health and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of plant electrical equipment, operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems.
  • Knowledge of safety, health, and environmental rules, laws, requirements, and applicable LP programs.
  • Ability to interpret and apply HR, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the correct application of systems and processes that ensure continuous improvement (safety, environmental, maintenance, quality and manufacturing)
  • Knowledge of continuous operation manufacturing process and improvement process.
  • Knowledge of medium and high voltage systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PLC’s and the writing and troubleshooting of control logic, programming, HMI systems, data communications networking, electronic and instrumentation equipment.
  • Knowledge of IT systems, PC hardware and software, servers, fiber optic cabling and network switches.
  • Knowledge of current management and supervisory techniques.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication and math skills.
  • Basic budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to effectively motivate, coach and lead direct reports through daily assignments and to effectively lead meetings and team assignments.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to implement change.
  • Ability to use computer and programs with reasonable proficiency.



  • 2 years' technical or vocational school required.
  • Supervising electrician’s license and other applicable state license requirements preferred.



  • 3+ years’ electrical/mechanical maintenance systems experience.
  • Demonstrated supervisory or lead experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • Office and industrial environment.
  • Exposure to machinery, electrical sources, dust, chemicals and loud noise

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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