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Safety Manager

Riegelwood, NC
Key to success: Please include a short paragraph explaining your match. Experience in a paper/fluff mill is a big plus, degree may not be required depending on your experience with similar risk profiles in industrial mfg…best of luck with your search efforts.

Position Description:

The Safety Manager at International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill will be responsible for providing guidance and overall direction to the mill’s Occupational Health and Security & Safety programs to meet local, state, federal and corporate Health & Safety requirements.  The individual will measure and evaluate mill performance against key indicators ensuring the mill complies with health/safety laws and regulations. PL will vary depending upon experience and qualifications.

Duties/ Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the Health & Safety program of the mill
  • Manages Health Services, Fire Protection and Emergency Response activities
  • Develop, implement, and maintain effective systems, procedures and training to achieve an injury free work environment
  • Identify trends, emerging issues, and develop improvement strategies to solve issues
  • Establish preventative health and safety programs to identify and reduce risk from potential hazards in the workplace
  • Coordinate Industrial Hygiene Monitoring activities for noise and chemical exposure
  • Integrate continuous improvements in the health and safety systems and drive employee engagement to achieve desired results
  • Maintaining compliance with OSHA logs and requirements
  • Serve as the Process Safety Management Coordinator
  • Have excellent knowledge and understanding of mill operations
  • Work with corporate H&S Staff to develop and implement Global Performance Standards
  • Identify and implement deliberate and continuous improvement activities to manage and reduce risk
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or technical discipline with significant related experience and exposure to OSHA general industry requirements
  • Process Management experience
  • At least 5 years of Occupational Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment
    • At least 2 years of experience in an International Paper facility preferred
  • Expertise in Process Safety Management (PSM) a plus
  • CSP and/or CIH certification preferred

Key Competencies:
Dealing with Ambiguity Decision Quality    Building Effective Teams
Innovative Management Drive for Results Interpersonal Savvy
Priority Setting Problem Solving   Informing
Motivating Others Courage of Intervene Organizing and Planning

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans

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