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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Buckhannon, West Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Lumber & Wood, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Paper/Lumber/Timber
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Manager

Why do you work? For the paycheck? The benefits? A sense of professional growth and personal satisfaction? The camaraderie found in a great workplace?

People value different things and are motivated in unique ways. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive work environment where all our people experience growth, feel valued for the contribution they make, and get rewarded for results.

The Safety Manager provides leadership, coordination and technical expertise in all areas of safety, health, and industrial hygiene compliance to achieve excellence. This position will have the accountability for establishing reliable methods for improving safety performance and nourishing a culture in which safety is an overriding value in all activities and in which every associate assumes accountability for safety initiatives and expectations.

The Safety Manager also ensures the unit is in compliance with OSHA regulatory expectations in addition to business and Company guidelines and initiatives.  This position reports to the Mill Manager and is part of the sites Leadership Team.

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution or currently pursuing a bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in an industrial and/or manufacturing environment with heavy exposure to safe work practices.
  • Good working knowledge of OSHA regulations / requirements
  • Understands safety processes and ability to complete an internal audit/review
  • Experience in leading and/or participating in safety Incident Investigations
  • Knowledge of chemical and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) systems management
  • Oversee the security staff
  • Ability to develop and effectively deliver safety training
  • Project management skills to include strong leadership with the ability to develop and implement safety processes
  • Strong, engaging, people-centered leadership style
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with hourly and salaried associates.
  • Proactive, assertive and ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in MS Office and knowledge of health & safety software programs
  • High level of integrity, strong work ethic, good judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work extended hours should situation warrant
  • All applicants must upload resume detailing education and job history

The following qualifications are preferred:
  • Knowledge of site manufacturing processes
  • Safety & industrial hygiene certification and/or training
  • Experience in wood products manufacturing facilities


About Weyerhaeuser:

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. 

About Wood Products:

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support. For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.