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Location:
Cedar Springs, Georgia
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
56587

Sr. Health & Safety Leader

Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Senior Safety & Health Leader at our Cedar Springs GA containerboard facility. Reporting to the Vice President, General Manager of the mill, the Sr. Safety & Health Leader will provide both occupational and process safety leadership as well as strategic direction to the Cedar Springs leadership team, and facility, through the application of the MBM® Framework and Guiding Principles.  This leadership role will create long term value for the organization by ensuring that Safety & Health Excellence and performance improvement is driven through culture change; Safety and Health strategies effectively address the facility’s risk profile; Georgia-Pacific’s 7-element Risk Management System (RMS) is effectively implemented, and appropriate leading and trailing metrics are well defined and effectively measured.

The Cedar Springs facility is one of the largest containerboard facilities in the country with three paper machines that produce a wide range of containerboard paper.  The customer base includes external and international customers as well as internal Georgia-Pacific box plants.  To learn more about Georgia-Pacific’s packaging business please visit: www.gppackaging.com and view the video How Paper Is Made!

Since 1963, the Cedar Springs mill team has been on a journey to make the best products possible for customers while doing it in new and innovative ways. Creating value for our customers and for society is the ultimate goal for our business, and one of our comparative advantages is our ability to do so is through our employees. Georgia-Pacific is committed to environmental sustainability and stewardship through every stage of our business, using environmentally-conscious production practices to maximize the use of renewable raw materials throughout our process. 
 
The Cedar Springs Mill is located in the southwest corner of Georgia which is approximately 28 miles from Dothan, Alabama. Dothan is the 6^th largest city in the state of Alabama with a population of about 70,000.  From Dothan, you are only 90 miles from the beautiful Gulf Coast.  You can also easily drive to three capital cities from Dothan within 3 ½ hours or less.  You are just 1.5 hours from Tallahassee, FL and Montgomery, AL. Additionally, Cedar Springs is just a few hours drive to the state capital of Atlanta, GA with boasts an array of urban attractions including diversity in dining, entertainment, history, recreation, parks, and culture.  
 
Our culture at Georgia-Pacific is defined by the Market-Based Management^® philosophy, which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. If you are looking for a career where you can use your passion and skills to create value for our customers and society, we want to learn more about you!
 
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
* Influencing the organization to include the leadership team, area leaders and union leaders to result in a step-change in the overall culture and performance of the mill
* Leading, coaching, and developing employees utilizing the MBM® Guiding Principles and Operations Excellence tools to improve their capability and performance
* Providing leadership and strategic direction to achieve the safety & health and process safety visions through management commitment and employee ownership
* Assisting facility leadership with the development of short and long-term safety & health objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks
* Developing and maintaining the site’s Emergency Action Plan, including any coordination with local emergency response teams
* Leading the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards
* Leading and/or facilitating the leadership of Incident Investigations, along with oversight to assure recommendations are effective and completed to prevent recurrence
* Ensuring compliance with OSHA PSM and EPA RMP requirements for the covered process, as well as promote the use of process safety principles throughout the mill to reduce risk to our employees, our environment, and our community
* Leading and/or facilitating the leadership of Process Hazards Analyses (PHA) for processes involving highly hazardous chemicals
* Working closely with facility maintenance to assure mechanical integrity is managed in keeping with risk-based process safety objectives as well as compliance-based requirements
* Ensuring the development, improvement, and implementation of safety training systems
* Ensuring the Risk Management System is utilized to sustain and improve performance
* Utilizing development plans to grow safety/health and process safety skills and knowledge
* Overseeing evaluation, interpretation, and compliance with safety laws, regulations and permits
* Facilitating and represent the facility during agency inspections
* Providing a good foundation and solid understanding of Georgia-Pacific Safety & Health standards, OSHA regulations and all applicable federal and state regulations.
* Managing the Worker’s Compensation insurance policy and program
* Communicating with business unit safety and health and other personnel to assure alignment with business vision, strategy, and programs

 

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Safety Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or Safety
* Ten (10) or more years of progressive health and safety experience  to include leadership experience
* Ten (10) or more years of occupational and process safety experience in an industrial, chemical process or manufacturing environment
* Experience and working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910, and 1926
* Experience and proficiency using MS Office 365
  

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
* Fifteen (15) or more years of occupational and process safety experience in an industrial, chemical process or manufacturing environment (i.e. pulp and paper manufacturing)
* Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
* Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with process engineering experience

 

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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