OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH SPECIALIST - Leaf River Cellulose
- 045942 Requisition #
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Occupational Safety and Health Specialist - Leaf River Cellulose
Start your career at Leaf River Cellulose, LLC, and a world-class manufacturing facility where team members are using innovative technologies to produce specialty and market fluff pulp for a variety high-end uses across the globe.
Position reports directly to the Safety Leader at the Leaf River operation.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
- Provide leadership and direction to achieve the safety & health vision through management commitment and employee ownership.
- Ensures the facility safety vision remains evergreen, describes the vision of a better state and that employees objectives are connected to the vision.
- Facilitate the organization’s safety & health ownership through integration of the safety & health management system.
- Assist with the development and utilization of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying and evaluating hazards.
- Assist employees in aligning to a vision of lower risk tolerance / preference.
- Assist facility leadership with the development of short and long-term safety & health objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that identify critical hazards, prioritize and mitigate risks.
- Assist with the evaluation, interpretation, and compliance with safety and health laws, regulations and permits as it relates to the operation of the facility.
- Provide a good foundation and solid understanding of Georgia-Pacific safety and health standards and all OSHA and Federal and State regulations.
- Manage the mill industrial hygiene programs. These elements include HazCom, respiratory protection, asbestos, radiation and industrial hygiene monitoring.
- Facilitate the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems and effectively conduct training to the mill population of over 300 employees.
- Supports the process safety and chemical process safety programs
- Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
- Demonstrated ability to interact and excel in a team environment
- Working knowledge of OSHA and compliance regulations.
- Knowledgeable of Risk Management concepts and tools.
- Ability to rotate with other team members to provide support on weekends and holidays
What You Will Need:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene or other safety technical field
- A minimum of 2 years safety & health experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
- Experience in Microsoft Office Software (Access – database creation/tracking and reporting, Excel – sorting data and creating tables, Outlook – scheduling, Word – document creation/editing and PowerPoint – presentation creation/editing)
What Will Put You Ahead?
- Participation in GP’s Entry Level Professional program
- Experience and knowledge of PSM covered processes
- ASP, GSP, CSP, CIH or equivalent certification
- Experience in heavy manufacturing and/or chemical processes in a pulp & paper facility
- Experience in managing injuries and illnesses
- Supervisory experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
- Objective, non-comparative ideal skills
Why Work For GP?
- A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
- Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
- Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
- Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
- Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
- Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness
Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.
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