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Company Name:
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Augusta, Georgia
United States
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
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General Manufacturing
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manager to provide leadership and presence at our corrugated products facility in Augusta, GA. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the EH&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 EH&S. 

In this role, EH&S Managers ensure systems to effectively address facility EH&S risk profiles.  The role balances Safety and Environmental with a 70% focus on safety and a 30% focus on environmental aspects and accountability.
The Augusta, GA facility is a corrugated box plant that produces corrugated packaging.  We are a union facility with approximately 100 employees.  For more information on the Corrugated Industry, check out these videos:
Georgia-Pacific: How Corrugated Boxes are Made  
Georgia-Pacific: Corrugated
Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for a variety of industries. To learn more about our Packaging division, visit www.gppackaging.com.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
* Providing proactive leadership and direction to achieve the EH&S vision through management commitment and employee ownership
* Developing and aligning facility EH&S programs and strategies according to the business/enterprise EH&S plan
* Ensuring the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs to include formal & informal presentations and public speaking
* Conducting routine EHS reporting
* Ensuring the EH&S vision is developed and integrated in the facility
* Fostering an environment where employees understand and exercise their decision rights regarding EH&S
* Ensuring incentive metrics are performance based
* Facilitating EH&S ownership by the line organization through integration of the EH&S Management System
* Ensuring EH&S 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 EH&S objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks
* Conducting routine management reviews and adjusting plans as necessary
* Utilizing development plans to grow the teams’ EH&S skills and knowledge
* Fostering an EHS environment of collaboration and active participation with all employees

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Environmental, EH&S related field, and/or five (5) or more years’ equivalent EH&S experience
* Willing and able to travel to support corporate initiatives
* Three (3) or more years of EHS experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
* Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or demonstrated progress to attain CSP
* Previous leadership experience
* Professional Engineer experience

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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