Plant Environmental Manager II

LP Building Solutions

Two Harbors, MN


Competitive Salary

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

To implement corporate and business group policies, procedures, and programs at a complex plant location with significant regulatory burden. To act as an advocate for plant and Plant Managers with respect to environmental compliance programs, and to customize programs to the specific operations of the plant. To promote and ensure implementation of the plant level Environmental Management System (EMS). The Plant Environmental Manager II evaluates and manages complex environmental issues and is typically considered an advanced level position managing a team and/or projects.

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:

- Strategize and participate in program planning activities at the plant, business or corporate level
- Advise Plant Manager and Operations Environmental Manager on complex environmental compliance issues
- Negotiate and implement complex permit terms and conditions, and influence Local rule making
- Report regulatory issues, including spills, releases and emergencies, as required by law
- Oversee and promote the deployment of the plant level Environmental Management System
- Research and develop new EMS programs at the plant level
- Develop and write sampling and testing protocols
- Responsible for environmental reporting and recordkeeping
- Coordinate and respond to EHS assessments at assigned locations; perform assessments as a leader or member of a cross-functional or cross-business team
- Assist the Plant Manager in budgeting for environmental activities
- Independently develop, lead, and assist the Plant Manager in implementing the Capital Project Management System (CPMS), including environmental reviews for complex or significant projects
- Independently interact with environmental regulators; accompany government inspectors on agency inspections
- Schedule and manage potentially complex monitoring, sampling, and testing of permitted process and pollution control equipment
- Assess the need for and arrange for appropriate environmental training through Human Resources Department
- Provide input to Facility Management regarding pollution control equipment operation and maintenance programs
- Refer environmental contracts to the Legal Department to ensure appropriate provisions are included
- Ability to wear a respirator
- Ability to climb ladders up to heights of 60 feet or greater
- Ability to work on roofs
- Ability to work for short periods in physically stressful situations required
- Moderate travel and occasional extended work hours required

What do I need to be successful?

- 5 or more years of experience in the Environmental field
- Demonstrated experience leading and directing employees and work teams preferred
- Demonstrated experience working in an industrial setting
- Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
- In depth knowledge of Local, State and Federal environmental regulations
- Effective leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, preferably in an industrial setting
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Strong ethics and professionalism
- Strong budgeting skills


- Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Science, Engineering or related field.
- Certificates or licenses in specialized environmental areas helpful.

Work Environment

- Office/plant environment

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, welcoming and diverse environment, profit sharing and more.