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Job Req ID:  8685

Thomasville, AL, US, 36784

Date:  Sep 23, 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 supervise activities of an operating unit or department within the facility. To support corporate business objectives and ensure compliance with all safety, quality, and environmental standards, policies and regulations.

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 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 environmental compliance within operating unit or department by supporting all corporate environmental programs and initiatives and ensuring all employees follow environmental policies and procedures.
  • Follow and support manufacturing components of the site business plan with guidance, lead and/or participate in deployment, communication, and implementation of goals and objectives related to area of responsibility.
  • Supervise production employees, including training, performance management, preparation and communication of work schedules, and daily work assignments.
  • Develop staff and self to ensure personal and professional growth. Maintain current knowledge of appropriate supervisory tools by participating in available training.
  • Prepare reports and maintain records and documentation according to guidelines
  • May participate in cross-functional teams, such as production meetings, safety committee and site business teams.
  • Report promptly to appropriate managers/departments when upset conditions occur within department. Take appropriate mitigating actions to ensure employee safety, plant and environmental protection, product quality, and shipping schedules. Investigate causes of upset conditions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations, including maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What do I need to be successful?

  • 1+ year in Production/Manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated lead/supervisory experience
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and improvement process.
  • Familiarity with correct application of systems and processes that ensures continuous improvement (safety, maintenance, quality and manufacturing).
  • Understanding of safety and environmental requirements
  • Leadership skills; ability to lead meetings and teams
  • Basic budgeting and financial management skills
  • Ability to operate computer and supporting software


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • 1+ year in Production/Manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated lead/supervisory experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training 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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