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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Perry, Florida
United States
Job Categories:
IH Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:

Safety Specialist

Position Summary:
Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Occupational Safety & Health Specialist for a fully integrated cellulose mill operation in Perry, Florida.  In this role, the Safety & Health Specialist will build capability within the facility through the application of the Market Based Management (MBM®) framework and Guiding Principles.  This position has the responsibility for providing on-site safety and health leadership to line management and mill employees, with an emphasis on compliance, critical hazards and risk reduction.  Other responsibilities include training, program management, safety & health audits, medical management, as well as incident reporting and tracking. The Occupational Safety & Health Specialist works with all mill employees to advance the safety culture at the mill to achieve the Foley Safety Vision.  This position reports directly to the Mill Safety & Health Manager.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Povide leadership and direction to achieve the safety & health vision through management commitment and employee ownership. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of core Safety programs.  The core elements include, but are not limited to, Lockout, Safe Work Permitting, Confined Space, Hearing Conservation, Workers Compensation; Industrial Hygiene, Recordkeeping, Incident Investigation, and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Understand and adhere to MBM® Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrate compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and GP safety & health compliance standards.
  • Strive to create value for the mill through effective implementation of GP safety and health requirements.
  • Understand the mill’s safety vision and take action to help achieve the vision.
  • Assist employees in aligning to a vision of lower risk preference.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and lead by example.
  • Participate in auditing across the site for verification of compliance to GP safety and health standards.
  • Assist with the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, evaluating, prioritizing, and mitigating risks within the mill.
  • Development and execution of safety-related initiatives and look for improvement opportunities.
  • Assist in developing and conducting safety training to.
  • Assist in leveraging performance based metrics (i.e. leading indicators), in addition to outcome based (i.e. trailing indicator), to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Facilitate the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems and effectively conduct training to mill personnel.
  • Participate with facility leaders during agency inspections.
  • Seek feedback/input of others to better understand and make improvements to safety initiatives.

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene or other safety, technical or engineering field
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in the industrial safety and health field, preferably in a manufacturing environment

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic Industrial Hygiene and emergency medical training and safety certifications a plus

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.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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