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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Akron, Ohio
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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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manger to provide leadership and presence at our Akron, OH facility. 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. 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.
Located south of Cleveland, Akron is the 5th largest city in Ohio once known as the "Rubber Capital of the world" and home to the Ohio Ballet and the Akron Zoo and the NFL Hall of fame!  Akron has a lively art scene with plenty of winter and summer outdoor activities for its residents and visitors. http://www.akronohio.gov

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

* Providing 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
* Facilitating EH&S ownership by the line organization. 
* Ensuring the EH&S vision is developed and integrated in facilities
* 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
* 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’ 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
* Five (5) or more years of EHS experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting
* Willing and able to travel to support corporate initiatives

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

* Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or demonstrated progress to attain CSP
* Previous leadership experience
* Professional Engineer experience
* Union experience a plus


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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