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FB Mixer Operator - E

Job Req ID:  9315

Thomasville, AL, US, 36784

Date:  May 23, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

To operate, adjust and monitor mixer area to ensure quality product is produced

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Responsible for mix area, including the area around the dry ingredient hoppers.
  • Monitor and ensure proper flow through spray systems.
  • Monitor liquids throughout the day for consistent delivery.
  • Check viscosity of slurry in the batches. 
  • Monitor touch screen for alarms, particularly low powders.
  • Monitor latex, defoamer and ZnCl levels and change tote as required. 
  • Unload chemicals. Check COA before unloading chemicals.
  • Transfer mix from tank to holding tanks/totes. 
  • Keep stainless steel strainer and wye filter screens clean. 
  • Clean mix hopper daily. 
  • Responsible for the system clean up, spray down process during the day and end of day clean up. 
  • Assist on fiberglass changes. 
  • Keep areas under dry ingredient hoppers clean; sift material into empty super sacks daily. 
  • Keep wet process area floor freee of slurry, host into trench as needed. 
  • Uses radio to maintain communication with operators, maintenance, and supervisor
  • Logs downtime and notes causes
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of multiple complex equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance.
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate multiple pieces of equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.


  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in equipment operation.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


Work Environment

Plant Environment

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: Mobile AL

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