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Quality Intern

Job Req ID:  6779

Tomahawk, WI, US, 54487-9406

Date:  May 9, 2021

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry. 

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. 

Key Responsibilities

* Verify product standards are met through statistical analysis of product and process measurements and observations.

* Ensure all relevant quality requirements are consistently met according to the QC manual and plant SOPs.

• Ensure that non-conforming product is appropriately quarantined, identified and segregated according to standard procedures.

• Analyze and evaluate quarantined product to determine disposition in accordance with product standards.

• Record testing and inspection results, input into appropriate database or spreadsheets. Identify and respond to statistical trends or non-conforming process measures and test values.

• Verify that all product packaging and appearance standards are met. Assist in troubleshooting and resolving non-conformances; conduct audits of finished product packaging.

• Maintain the conformance of the manufacturing process to specifications. Use root cause analysis to identify, troubleshoot and resolve non-conformances.

• Monitor and document process parameter changes as assigned, identify and troubleshoot efforts to eliminate special cause variation

• Communicate test results and observations to operations and management to maintain process and product conformance.

• Monitor and record consumption and inventory of raw materials (wax, resin, etc.).

• Verify quality of raw materials as required.

• Ensure preventive and unscheduled maintenance tasks are assigned and completed, including cleaning and calibration of processing and testing equipment.

• Assist in process and product tests/trials as assigned and compile, analyze, and report trial test results as required.

• Modify and create process and product SOPs and JSAs 


Knowledge of and ability to follow safety and environmental standards and procedures. 

• Demonstrated ability to operate a computer and supporting software, to include spreadsheet and statistical packages.

• Proficient math skills and statistical knowledge.

• Ability to work while wearing a respirator and/or other safety clothing or equipment.

Work Environment

Wood products plant and office 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.

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