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Pennington, Alabama
United States
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IH Specialist: Single site
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General Manufacturing
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Industrial Hygienist

Georgia Pacific has an immediate opening for an Industrial Hygienist supporting a large pulp and paper manufacturing facility in Pennington, AL. The position develops, implements and monitors plans for all industrial hygiene standards, systems and work processes with a focus on Noise & Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Hazard Communication, Confined Space, Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, Exposure Assessments, and Combustible Dust. This position will report to the Safety Manager.

Georgia-Pacific’s Naheola Mill located in Pennington, Alabama, is a manufacturing site for the company’s well-known consumer products business. More than 900 employees produce a wide range of products for the consumer business, Angel Soft® bath tissue, and Sparkle® paper towels, as well as bleached paperboard used in Dixie® paper cups and plates.

The mill is the largest employer in the community and is engaged in supporting community outreach, workforce development and education.  The area is a sportsman’s paradise with world-class hunting for deer, turkey and other small game and is bounded on the east by the Tombigbee River which provides such recreation as freshwater fishing, boating and water skiing.  Residents of this area enjoy the mild climate, a low cost of living, and is an easy drive to the many resort communities and soft white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast.

Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound.  Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals.  The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America.

Our culture at Georgia-Pacific is defined by the Market-Based Management^® philosophy, which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. If you are looking for a career where you can use your passion and leadership ability to create value for our customers and society, we want to learn more about you!

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Communicating to the organization health and safety compliance expectations and feedback on performance
  • Building organizational capability to achieve compliance with industrial hygiene and safety standards
  • Driving the Facility and Department Improvement Plans for health and safety excellence
  • Ensuring all required exposure monitoring is conducted in accordance with the annual exposure monitoring plan
  • Developing and implementing industrial hygiene compliance training programs
  • Communicating expectations and results to multiple levels within the organization
  • Interpreting and providing guidance on regulations and standards
  • Managing and maintaining all IH related records and documentation
  • Facilitating the Ergonomics and Combustible Dust risk teams
  • Leading teams and setting direction
  • Explaining technical issues in a manner that is easy to understand
  • Identifying gaps and using problem solving skills
  • Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, including coaching, challenging, managing, and teaching
  • Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Team player while also being a strong and motivated performer

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Industrial Hygiene OR an Associates Degree in IH with five (5) or more years of dedicated IH work experience
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working in Industrial Hygiene
  • Working experience and knowledge of OSHA, ANSI and ACGIH standards and requirements
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with occupational health programs in an industrial or manufacturing setting
  • Master’s degree or higher in Industrial Hygiene or Safety related discipline
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation
  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting

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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