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Company Name:
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Lufkin, Texas
United States
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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 Manager

''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.'' - Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Health and Safety Manager at our Lufkin, TX chemical facility. The H&S Manager provides leadership and strategic direction by building a partnership with front-line leadership and collaborating with business partners to develop and mentor the production team relating to H&S. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Overseeing management of Health & Safety policies and providing leadership to the safety management programs for Georgia-Pacific Chemicals (GPC) Lufkin Plant
  • Developing and aligning facility H&S strategy according to the Division H&S plan and facility critical risks through site specific policies, procedures, and best-practices 
  • Ensuring systems effectively address the H&S risk profile at the plant through monitoring compliance, conducting risk assessments and root cause analyzes and tracking performance metrics 
  • Facilitating H&S ownership throughout the GPC Lufkin Plant to strive to achieve the safety vision of Lufkin Safety Culture Principles and minimizing critical hazards risk (ALARP)
  • Mentoring and coaching employees and filling Compliance System Owner (CSO) roles to build the capability with the expectation the CSO will own their respective risk areas
  • Assessing performance of the CSO by providing continuous improvement in their respective critical risk areas and providing feedback and coaching to CSO and supervisor
  • Engaging in the Chemical Process Safety (CPS) program through supporting the GPC Lufkin Plant CPS Manager and leadership of PSM process
  • Continuing to develop personal skills and capabilities to provide further value to the organization
  • Executing solid presentation, inter-personal and communication skills
  • Conducting formal and informal site safety observations inspections and ensure appropriate actions are taken. This includes working in outdoor climates, climbing stairs, ladders and or working in high places  
  • Functioning as the Health & Safety subject matter expert

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field
  • Three (3) or more years H&S experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Experience using Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Word

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of the Georgia-Pacific Safety ELP program
  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional) or demonstrated progress to achieve CSP
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing and/or chemical processing
  • Understand and/or experience with OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) standard
  • Previous leadership responsibility in safety-compliance
  • Previous experience leading safety and industrial health programs, including experience working with EHS agencies and required reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering

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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