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Location:
Dubuque, Iowa
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
55684

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manager to provide leadership and presence at our Dubuque, IA facility. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the EH&S Manager provides leadership and strategic direction by building a partnership with front-line leadership and collaborating with business partners to develop and mentor the production team relating to EH&S. 

In this role, EH&S Managers ensure systems to effectively address facility EH&S risk profiles.  The role balances Safety and Environmental with a 70% focus on safety and a 30% focus on environmental aspects and accountability.
 
Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for a variety of industries. To learn more about our Packaging division, visit www.gppackaging.com.
http://www.gppackaging.com/Corrugated/Pages/default.aspx
 
Dubuque, located on the Mississippi River, borders Illinois and Wisconsin.  Dubuque has a strong history and offers diverse opportunities for all.  To learn more about Dubuque and the opportunities that await, visit www.traveldubuque.com
 
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Providing proactive leadership and direction to achieve the EH&S vision through management commitment and employee ownership
  • Developing and aligning facility EH&S programs and strategies according to the business/enterprise EH&S plan
  • Conducting routine EHS reporting
  • Ensuring the EH&S vision is developed and integrated in facilities
  • Fostering an environment where employees understand and exercise their decision rights regarding EH&S
  • Ensuring incentive metrics are performance based
  • Facilitating EH&S ownership by the line organization through integration of the EH&S Management System
  • Ensuring EH&S system elements are integrated into the line organization’s responsibilities and expectations
  • Leading the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards
  • Increasing critical hazard awareness thereby reducing the likelihood of at-risk behaviors
  • Ensuring an effective change management process is in place
  • Partnering with facility leadership to develop short and long-term EH&S objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks
  • Ensuring the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs utilizing qualified instructors 
  • Conducting routine management reviews and adjusting plans as necessary
  • Utilizing development plans to grow the teams’ EH&S skills and knowledge
  • Fostering an EHS environment of collaboration and active participation with all employees
     

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Environmental, EH&S related field, and/or five (5) or more years’ equivalent EH&S experience
  • Willing and able to travel to support corporate initiatives
  • Three (3) or more years of EHS experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting OR a Georgia-Pacific ELP OR a present Georgia-Pacific intern with EHS responsibilities
     

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or demonstrated progress to attain CSP
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Professional Engineer experience

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran - Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf 

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