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Safety Manager at Koch Business Solutions, LP in Perdue Hill, Alabama

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Safety & Health Leader at our Monroeville, AL Cellulose manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Vice President, General Manager, the Safety & Health Manager will provide transformative leadership and guidance to the leadership team and their direct reports, including the Engineering group as they pursue capital projects, and the Reliability group from a Mechanical Integrity perspective. This position will lead a Safety & Health capability group that includes Process Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety & Health, Worker's Compensation / Medical Management, and the Emergency Response Team. This role will work directly with the leadership team in identifying risk reduction plans, leverage transformative capital project opportunities via the site's Path to Zero risk reduction plan, and applying Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) concepts to assist Alabama River Cellulose in becoming a learning environment, ultimately creating value by achieving sustainable cultural improvements.

What You Will Do In Your Role

You will serve as a coach, mentor, and counselor to mill VP, facility leadership, capability groups and S&H team to develop and execute short and long-term safety & health objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks. Providing leadership, influencing and strategic direction to leadership team and direct reports to achieve the vision of ZERO significant incidents.

  • Providing transformational leadership and guidance to achieve virtuous cycles of mutual benefit

  • Development and execution of strategic safety and health improvement plans

  • Leading the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) methodology at the site, including department and task risk assessments

  • Utilizing development plans to grow safety/health and process safety skills and knowledge though innovation in training and development programs

  • Developing strategies for emerging facility and corporate needs and initiatives, especially those related to risk reduction with asset strategies and process safety ventures

  • Ensuring compliance with OSHA PSM and EPA RMP requirements for the covered process, as well as promote the use of process safety principles throughout the mill to reduce risk to our employees, our environment, and our community

  • Working closely with facility maintenance to assure mechanical integrity is managed in keeping with risk-based process safety objectives as well as compliance-based requirements

  • Leading the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards, overseeing evaluation, interpretation, and compliance with state and federal regulations and permits

  • Applying Human & Organization Performance (HOP) concepts so the facility becomes a robust learning environment where knowledge sharing occurs in an expedite manner

  • Enhancing the site capabilities in critical hazard program management, including hazardous energy control; fall protection, mobile equipment and pedestrian interactions; cranes and rigging, work permitting; emergency preparedness; etc.

  • Communicating with business unit safety and health and other personnel to assure alignment with business vision, strategy, and programs

  • Facilitating incident investigations, ensuring HOP concepts are utilized so the learning is maximized and ensuring recommendations are effective from both a prevention and recovery perspective to build the capacity to fail safely

  • Leading and/or facilitating the leadership of Process Hazards Analyses (PHA) for processes involving highly hazardous chemicals

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in an engineering or an EHS focus degree

  • Experience in influencing operating leadership teams as well as site safety and health teams

  • Five (5+) or more years of experience in a safety and health leadership role on site.

  • Working knowledge in Process Safety Management covered processes

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with process safety in a manufacturing environment

  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

  • Demonstrated ability to establish sustainable systems for compliance and continuous improvement

  • Working knowledge of Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) concepts and methods

  • Working knowledge in Chemical facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CISA)

    Our Alabama River Cellulose 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 boundedon the west by the Alabama 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.

    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.

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