Sr Plant Engineer

LP Building Products Hanceville , AL 35077

Posted 1 week ago

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.

Job Purpose

Perform engineering work related to planning, devising or adapting methods to improve manufacturing production. Examine equipment, processes, operations and makes improvement recommends that are aligned with predetermined objectives. Independently manage, coordinate installation and/or construction activities related to capital and technical projects in a plant setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a capital program consisting of 15+ projects, valued up to $10 million across a single facility.

  • Provide overall leadership for engineering projects/programs with NPV up to $10 million.

  • Plan and execute all aspects of a capital project or technology initiative up to $1 million in size including basic data gathering, engineering evaluation, scope-or-work development, preliminary design, cost estimation, financial analysis, detailed design, contract negotiation and detailed scheduling.

  • Assist with maintenance initiatives such as preventative / predictive system, chronic failure resolution or EOM project implementation.

  • Provide input to business and function for the development of their strategic and operating plans.

  • Provide engineering/technical advice to co-workers in all businesses and functions

  • Develop budget and manage performance against it for projects/programs managed.

  • Conduct training for engineering and other personnel in the areas of Engineering and Manufacturing

  • Participate as a team member in leading business process improvement within the company.

  • Assume responsibility for personal safety and for the safety performance of all personnel, projects and programs managed.

  • Maintain Engineering records according to corporate Records Retention Guidelines.

  • Work closely with other Corporate Functions including Supply Management, Audit, Financial Services, Environmental Services and Information Technology to assure conformance with corporate policy

  • Conduct special projects/studies, as opportunities arise, relating to technology and capital effectiveness

  • Perform other duties as necessary

Qualifications

Skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Familiarity with Life-Cycle planning and long-term capitalization techniques for manufacturing facilities.

  • The ability to manage engineering projects/programs up to $1 million in size

  • Familiarity with world-class manufacturing techniques, including Just-In-Time, Lean Manufacturing, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.

  • Familiarity with building products industry, equipment, and processes.

  • The ability to

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