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Mgr, Mill Planner

Job Req ID:  8434

Thomasville, AL, US, 36784

Date:  Aug 16, 2022

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 manage supply chain and order fulfillment planning and execution activities on site at the manufacturing facility. This will require effective collaboration and communication with site operations, corporate supply chain, fulfillment, and logistics. To support corporate business objectives by ensuring compliance with all standards, policies and regulations for a safe and environmentally compliant operation. 


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

…you have a strong desire to learn new supply chain planning tools and concepts

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage the execution of the order fulfillment process to achieve customer service level requirements and order fulfillment process KPIs
  • Collaborate with corporate supply chain planning to develop and maintain a detailed production plan in order to meet demand and inventory requirements
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with key stakeholders within operations to drive the execution of the production plan
  • Define and manage inventory levels, processes, and accuracy in line with business requirements
  • Collaborate with procurement to manage raw material requirements and inventory levels to support production requirements.
  • Drive the utilization of SAP APO and IBP planning tools.
  • Drive specific process improvement, cost reduction and continuous improvement projects.
  • Respond to requests from key internal stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Ability to adapt work priorities to changing needs; develop and execute strategies
  • Responsible for supervising, training, performance management preparation and communication of work schedules, and daily work assignments. 
  • Assist and participate with hiring, interviewing, selection and orientation process.
  • Prepare detailed reports and maintain records and documentation according to guidelines.

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum 4 years manufacturing experience required; experience related to production planning, scheduling or materials preferred
  • 2+ years supervisory/management experience
  • Ability to motivate, coach, lead and train direct reports through daily job assignments, team meetings, etc
  • Knowledge of product line manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to apply basic math skills to calculate production requirements


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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