Senior Safety & Health Leader

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Environmental/Health/Safety
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GEORGIA-PACIFIC
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065542 Requisition #
Georgia-Pacific
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Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Senior Safety & Health Leader at our Brunswick, GA facility. Reporting to the Vice President, General Manager, the Sr. Safety & Health Leader will provide transformative leadership and guidance to the leadership team and their direct reports, including the Engineering group as they pursue capital projects, and the Reliability group from a Mechanical Integrity perspective. This position will lead a Safety & Health capability group that includes Process Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety & Health, Worker’s Compensation / Medical Management, and the Emergency Response Team. This role will work directly with the leadership team in identify risk reduction, transformative capital project opportunities via the site’s Path to Zero risk reduction plan, applying Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) concepts to assist Brunswick in becoming a learning environment, and create value by achieving sustainable cultural improvements.

Brunswick Cellulose LLC is a world-class manufacturing facility where team members use innovative technologies to produce specialty and market fluff pulp for a variety of high-end uses across the globe. Our Brunswick facility is one of six mills in the GP Cellulose business that employs more than 540 individuals. GP Cellulose is a leading producer of high-quality fluff pulps, meeting the needs of the personal hygiene industry and disposable absorbent products manufacturers around the globe. We create real, long-term value in our business by anticipating our customers’ needs and working with them closely to help them achieve their business goals. Our Global Technical Service team is an important part of the company’s commitment to delivering real value to our customers. GP Cellulose is also 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. To learn more about GP Cellulose, please watch the video here.



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


Leadership & Talent Management


  • Serving as a coach, mentor and counselor to mill VP, facility leadership, capability groups and S&H team to develop and execute short and long-term safety & health objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks
  • Providing leadership, influencing and strategic direction to leadership team and direct reports to achieve the vision of ZERO significant incidents
  • Leading, coaching, and developing direct reports utilizing the MBM® Guiding Principles and Operations Excellence tools to improve their capability and performance
  • Providing transformational leadership and guidance to achieve virtuous cycles of mutual benefit
  • Utilizing development plans to grow safety/health and process safety skills and knowledge though innovation in training and development programs
  • Developing strategies for emerging facility and corporate needs and initiatives, especially those related to risk reduction with asset strategies and process safety ventures
  • Allocating resources to effectively execute strategies
Knowledge & Tactical Responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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
  • Leading the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards, overseeing evaluation, interpretation, and compliance with state and federal regulations and permits
  • Applying Human & Organization Performance (HOP) concepts so the facility becomes a robust learning environment where knowledge sharing occurs in an expedite manner
  • Ensuring the Risk Management System is utilized to sustain and improve performance
  • Communicating with business unit safety and health and other personnel to assure alignment with business vision, strategy, and programs
  • Resourcing the site’s Emergency Action Team (ERT) & Plan, ensuring coordination with local emergency response teams and exercising the ERT to ensure the team’s readiness
  • Facilitating incident investigations, ensuring HOP concepts are utilized so the learning is maximized and ensuring recommendations are effective from both a prevention and recovery perspective
  • Leading and/or facilitating the leadership of Process Hazards Analyses (PHA) for processes involving highly hazardous chemicals
  • Overseeing the Worker’s Compensation and medical program
  • Facilitating and representing the facility during agency inspections
  • Ensuring the development, improvement, and implementation of safety training systems

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering or accredited safety program
  • Experience in influencing operating leadership teams as well as site safety and health teams 
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in a safety and health leadership role
  • Ten (10) or more years of process safety experience in a chemical process or industrial manufacturing environment

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fifteen (15) or more years of process safety and occupational experience in an industrial, chemical process or manufacturing environment (i.e., petrochemical sites, steel mills, pulp and paper manufacturing)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) 
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to establish sustainable systems for compliance and continuous improvement
  • Working knowledge of Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) concepts and methods

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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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