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Bay Springs, Mississippi
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Associate Degree
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Environmental, Safety & Health Coordinator

The Environmental Safety & Health Coordinator will report to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager and will have administrative responsibilities for all aspects of health and safety management at two Lumber facilities.  Other responsibilities will include employee involvement in health and safety, maintaining effective safety committees and communications with plant, and division environmental and safety and health personnel.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Provides support to the Environmental Safety & Health Manager and site leadership team to achieve the EH&S vision through management commitment and employee ownership and engagement.
  • Assists (Establishes and sustains) EH&S ownership by the line organization by providing support and understanding of the EH&S Risk Management System.
  • Conducts daily mill inspections independently and in conjunction with supervision and the safety committee/team
  • Participates on and provides technical guidance to the mill safety committee/team
  • Participates in the case management process for all incident and injuries for the facility
  • Serves as a point of contact for all team members to understand and support EH&S daily activities.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying and evaluating hazards.
  • Provides support in the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs. 
  • Conducts training on environmental, health and safety to all employees or others as needed.
  • Utilizes development plans to grow EH&S skills and knowledge.
  • Assists with the development of short and long term EH&S goals and strategies
  • Improves and implements existing or new training programs to develop employees’ skills and knowledge around EH&S
  • Solicits feedback/input from others to better understand and improve EH&S initiatives
  • Conducts risk assessments to proactively identify and evaluate safety hazards
  • Assists with incident and “near miss” investigations to aggressively pinpoint and mitigate risks
  • Effectively communicates compliance risk to the organization.
  • Actively involved and takes ownership in larger projects managed by others.
  • Effectively communicates regulatory and technical knowledge to operations staff to manage day-to-day compliance activities.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory information
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) in the area of group presentations/training, individual interactions, and written documentation

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Engineering, Chemistry. Or a current Georgia Pacific Environmental/Safety Associate in the ELP Program. Or 3 years work experience in environmental/safety field.
  • A minimum of 1 year Health and Safety experience in industrial or manufacturing environment,
  • Knowledge of OSHA compliance and recordkeeping
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to include but not limited to creating charts, formatting cells/formulas, creating presentations, training, and reports

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Engineering, Chemistry.
  • OHST (Occupational Health & Safety Technician) or ASP Certification
  • 2+ years manufacturing & process experience preferred

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?
We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

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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