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
Possess a sense of urgency and self-motivation
Ability to work independently
May travel occasionally (<10%)
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