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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Lebanon, Tennessee
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager


Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Manager to provide leadership and presence at our Lebanon, TN facility. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the EHS 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 EHS.
In this role, EHS Managers ensure systems to effectively address facility EHS risk profiles. The role balances Safety and Environmental with a 70% focus on safety and a 30% focus on environmental aspects and accountability.
The Lebanon, TN plant is approximately 25 miles east of Nashville, TN. Georgia-Pacific LLC is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers as well as many specialty-packaging products, (including double- and triple-wall boxes, bulk bins, water-resistant packaging, and high-finish and preprinted packaging for point-of-sale displays) for many industries
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
     * Providing proactive leadership and direction to achieve the EHS vision through management commitment and employee ownership
     * Developing and aligning facility EHS programs and strategies according to the business/enterprise EH&S plan
     * Conducting routine EHS reporting
     * Ensuring the EHS vision is developed and integrated
     * Fostering an environment where employees understand and exercise their decision rights regarding EHS
     * Ensuring incentive metrics are performance based
     * Facilitating EHS ownership by the line organization through integration of the EHS Management System
     * Ensuring EHS system elements are integrated into the line organization's responsibilities and expectations
     * Leading the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards
     * Increasing critical hazard awareness thereby reducing the likelihood of at-risk behaviors
     * Ensuring an effective change management process is in place
     * Partnering with facility leadership to develop short and long-term EHS objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks
     * Ensuring the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs utilizing qualified instructors
     * Conducting routine management reviews and adjusting plans as necessary
     * Utilizing development plans to grow the teams' EHS skills and knowledge
     * Fostering an EHS environment of collaboration and active participation with all employees
What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
     * One or more of the following:
          + Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Environmental, or EHS field
          + Five (5) years or more of experience in an environmental, safety and health role in an industrial or manufacturing environment
          + Current or previous graduate from Georgia-Pacific’s ELP, EDP, or intern programs
     * Willing and able to occasionally travel to support corporate initiatives
     * Proficiency using Microsoft Office software (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
     * Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or demonstrated progress to attain CSP or other professional safety certifications
     * Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting
     * Professional Engineer experience

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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