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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Taylorsville, Mississippi
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Chemicals, General Manufacturing
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Health & Safety Coordinator

Georgia Pacific Chemicals is a performance chemical company focused on manufacturing products for the building products, paper making, industrial, and agricultural application businesses.

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals is seeking a Health & Safety Coordinator at the Taylorsville, Mississippi chemical facility. As a H&S Coordinator, you will provide leadership, strategic direction, and counsel to the facility.  H&S Coordinators ensures facility Safety & Health activities, systems, and plans effectively to drive S&H performance and meet or exceed business and company S&H objectives and requirements.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Providing safety leadership and strategic direction within the Taylorsville Chemical Plant through the application of Georgia-Pacific’s Market Based Management (MBM®) philosophy
  • Serving as the Health & Safety Policies and Management System owner for Taylorsville
  • Developing and/or aligning facility H&S strategy according to the business/enterprise H&S plan through site specific policies, procedures, and best-practices
  • Managing day-to-day compliance activities to effectively communicate regulatory and technical knowledge to operations and employees
  • Utilizing training and development plans to grow H&S skills and knowledge
  • Ensuring systems effectively address both facilities’ H&S risk profile through monitoring compliance and tracking metrics
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to facilitate safety ownership on the line level
  • Facilitating H&S ownership throughout the Taylorsville Plant thus establishing a true safety culture 
  • Participating in the Chemical Process Safety (CPS) program to serve as backup for the Taylorsville CPS Manager
  • Developing systems/methods for identifying hazards and evaluating risk in existing and future equipment, processes, operations (i.e. risk assessments, near misses, etc.)
  • Assisting in overseeing the Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Prescribing control solutions to eliminate hazards and causes of loss events and to reduce the chance of loss when hazards cannot be eliminated

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or five (5) or more years in a dedicated safety role
  • Three (3) or more years of Health & Safety experience in industrial or manufacturing environment

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional)
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Understand and/or experience with OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) standard
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing and/or chemical processing

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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