Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager

  • WestRock
  • Rogers, AR 72758, United States
  • Jan 22, 2018
Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

The EHS Manager is expected to coordinate and manage all day-to-day activities related to meeting all environmental, health and safety standards established by applicable regulation, as well as policies and procedures established internally.  This position will be ideal for a floor-oriented people person who knows safety, OSHA, processes, and enjoys working with people to make a safety program come alive.  The right candidate will have the ability to work with operations employees and managers to maintain engagement and involvement for a strong safety program.


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Responsible for regulatory assessments and efforts to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and local health and safety regulations

  • Lead efforts to comply with environmental regulations and develop measures to address ergonomics, air quality, and other aspects of workplace safety that could affect the health and well-being of employees.

  • Manage all aspects of the company’s Industrial Hygiene Program (air, noise, ergonomics, etc.).

  • Responsible for helping to lead, motivate, and foster a safety-conscious culture in the workplace to reduce incidents and injuries.

  • Conduct regular compliance audits and safety inspections of the facility and initiate corrective actions to eliminate hazards and promote a safe work environment

  • Develop effective safety/environmental communications utilizing various multi-media methods

  • Develop, implement, and administrate health and safety plans and training programs

  • Establish, facilitate, and lead a plant safety committee

  • Lead the investigation of accidents, determine causative factors, and implement corrective action to prevent recurrence

  • Develop task-specific job safety analyses for work performed at the facility

  • Maintain working knowledge of industry trends and practices regarding environmental health and safety

  • Provide innovative safety solutions and ideas

  • Have the patience to work “hands on” to help the entire team understand the company’s commitment to safety.


What you need to succeed:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Safety or related Science is strongly preferred

  • Experience in industrial manufacturing with a union work environment will be given preference

  • Working knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations and industry requirements

  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills

  • Effective at managing multiple priorities

  • Team building and influencing skills

  • Analytical/problem-solving

  • Possess a sense of urgency and self-motivation

  • Ability to work independently

  • May travel occasionally (<10%)

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