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Brunswick, Georgia
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IH Specialist: Single site
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General Manufacturing
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3-5 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Georgia-Pacific is hiring an Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene Specialist at our Brunswick Cellulose location!

Brunswick Cellulose LLC is a world-class manufacturing facility where team members use innovative technologies to produce specialty and market fluff pulp for a variety of high-end uses across the globe. Our Brunswick facility is one of six mills in the GP Cellulose business that employs more than 540 individuals. GP Cellulose is a leading producer of high-quality fluff pulps, meeting the needs of the personal hygiene industry and disposable absorbent products manufacturers around the globe. We create real, long-term value in our business by anticipating our customers’ needs and working with them closely to help them achieve their business goals. Our Global Technical Service team is an important part of the company’s commitment to delivering real value to our customers. GP Cellulose is also committed to environmental sustainability and stewardship through every stage of our business, using environmentally conscious production practices to maximize the use of renewable raw materials throughout our process. To learn more about GP Cellulose, please watch the video here.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
     * Facilitating the development and improvement of a sustainable Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene management system
          + Supporting the vision for the mill, and ensuring alignment with the organization’s five-year plans
          + Providing hands-on support and guidance for system-wide Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene hazards
          + Evaluating performance and provide guidance regarding strategic planning, risk reduction, compliance excellence, Health / Industrial Hygiene management system implementation and leading indicator management
     * Assisting the mill with the identification, selection and development of Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene talent and capabilities to support Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene capabilities
     * Collaborating with operations to identify and evaluate critical hazards associated with the manufacturing and chemical processes. Providing guidance on strategies designed to proactively mitigate risks associated with critical hazards via an advanced application of the hierarchy of controls
     * Collaborating with operations to identify and draft operating and mill wide strategies to reduce risk by:
          + Increasing value gained from key Health / Industrial Hygiene programs such as Exposure Assessment, Chemical Safety, Hearing Conservation, Hazard Communication, Respirator Management, Medical programs and others
          + Actively seeking out and facilitating knowledge sharing and application opportunities (e.g., critical hazards, better practices), fostering peer communication, interaction and support between departments
          + Developing, implementing, and owning select business unit initiatives and key control programs, as assigned 
     * Supporting departments in the development and use of risk assessment methodologies and tools for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene hazards by:
     * Providing hands-on technical support for critical hazard / risk reduction, focusing on the more advanced hierarchy of controls strategies (elimination, substitution, engineering controls)
          + Assisting with the mitigation of identified program gaps, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities
          + Collaborating with facilities to develop and implement effective corrective and preventive actions in response to assessments, audits, incidents, and emerging issues 
     * Coordinating Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene activities with mill, project and process engineering groups by:
          + Supporting sites as they progress through Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene audits
          + Participating as needed on process hazard analyses for large capital projects

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
     * One or more of the following:
          + Bachelor’s degree or higher in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Sciences, Safety Management, or other health science or engineering field
          + Five (5) or more years of Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene experience in an industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, chemical, or other heavy industrial / process environment
     * Experience with process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals, combustible dust and other related engineering codes and standards

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
     * Five (5) or more years leading Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene programs at a manufacturing or chemical facility
     * Experience with multi-site responsibilities in an Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene role
     * Professional Engineer (PE) certification, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
     * Process Safety Management 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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