Georgia-Pacific- Safety & Health Manager (Blue Rapids, KS)

Safety & Health Manager  038003

Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific LLC is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, consumer products, packaging, paper, cellulose and chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America.

Safety & Health Manager
This position is located for the facility Health & safety Manager at Georgia-Pacific Gypsum located in Blue Rapids, KS. The manager is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the facility through the application of the Market Based Management (MBM) Framework and Guiding Principles. Create real value for the organization by ensuring risk is aggressively identified and mitigated. Develop and align facility H&S strategies consistent with company/division H&S vision and strategies. Ensure leaders and employees are trained and equipped to manage safety. Reports directly to the facility manager, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Regional/Division H&S Manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, or related field and 5 years minimum H&S experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process environment.
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 15 years minimum H&S experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process environment.
  • Experience working in a MSHA certified environment.
  • CSP or CIH or demonstrated progress towards achieving certification (preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience in leading culture change and developing/implementing management systems (preferred).
Responsibilities & Expectations:
  • Provide leadership and direction in establishing and achieving a meaningful H&S vision and effective strategies through management commitment and employee ownership.
  • Participate in the selection and development of talent throughout the facility’s organization.
  • Facilitate H&S ownership and accountability by the line organization.
  • Actively share and seek out knowledge.
  • Ensure change is identified and proactively and effectively managed.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the use of tools and activities, including: self-assessments and audit processes; incident/near miss investigations; metrics and targets and periodic reviews of performance, culture and talent.
  • Effectively communicate facility H&S vision, strategies and performance to internal and external stakeholders.
·      Utilize training and development plans to grow H&S knowledge and skills.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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