Regional Engineering Manager

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LP Building Solutions
Nashville, TN, United States

Phone: 5074291658
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Regional Engineering Manager


Nashville, TN 

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Job Description:

Job Title: Mgr, Regional Engineering

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

Provide leadership and direction for multiple Engineering projects/programs for a business or geographic region. Develop and maintain capital improvement program across multiple facilities throughout a business or geographic region. Supervise engineering staff where applicable

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:

  • Engage in business or regional business team activities associated with the development of their strategic and operating plans.
  • Formulate and maintain an engineering resource plan to support a business or geographic region with less than $500 million in revenue
  • Develop and manage a component of Engineering’s annual operating budget that supports an engineering staff and associated activities across 1 regional office and associated facilities.
  • Oversee and manage a capital program consisting of approximately 100 projects, valued up to $100 million and annual cash flow up to $50 million distributed across multiple facilities throughout a business or geographic region.
  • Provide overall leadership for engineering projects/programs with NPV up to $150 million.
  • Recommends project submittals that are consistent with business and functional objectives.
  • Develop projects/programs budgets and manage performance against it.
  • Supervise and manage assigned staff; recruit, train, coach, and evaluate performance.
  • Conduct benchmarking and competitive research to keep up with best-of-class practices and to assure that our corporate process technology and capital productivity lead the industry.
  • Conduct training for engineering and other personnel in the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing and Leadership
  • Participate as a sponsor or team member in leading business process improvement within the company.
  • Work with Research and Development and Marketing during early product development to assure new processes and products are designed for manufacturability.
  • 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
  • Moderate to heavy travel requiring a flexible schedule is required

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience (4-6 of which are in corporate management) in one or more of the following fields; engineering, capital project management, manufacturing, business process development, auditing,
  • Demonstrated experience managing programs across multiple facilities throughout North America
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex cross-functional capital project teams
  • Knowledge of Life-Cycle planning and long-term capitalization strategies for manufacturing facilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in effective management and supervisory practices
  • Knowledge of world-class manufacturing techniques, including Just-In-Time, Lean Manufacturing, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of building products industry, equipment, and processes
  • The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to a variety of complex business problems
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • The ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • The ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • A knowledge of contemporary engineering and business
  • The ability to use the techniques, kills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


  • BS in Engineering, Applied Science, or related field (or equivalent)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license desirable
  • BS equivalency: 6-8 years discipline experience
  • MS equivalency: 4-6 years engineering management experience

Work Environment

  • Office environment
  • Travel required

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.