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Health and Safety Manager - Fort Dodge, IA


Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing / Production
  • Business
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?
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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Health and Safety Manager - Fort Dodge, IA

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Providing leadership and direction in establishing and achieving a meaningful H&S vision and effective strategies through management Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Health and Safety Manager to provide leadership and presence at our Fort Dodge, IA facility. The H&S Manager provides leadership and direction by collaborating with front-line leaders and business partners to develop H&S and PSM strategies aligning with Georgia-Pacifics visions. H&S Managers are dedicated to developing and mentoring the production team relating to H&S. Value is created by ensuring risk is aggressively identified and mitigated. The H&S Manager will report directly to the Plant Manager, with a dotted-line relationship to the Division H&S Manager.

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  • Commitment and employee ownership

  • Supporting and developing Compliance System Owners - CSOs (operations & maintenance personnel that manage critical hazards)

  • Ensuring leaders and employees are trained and equipped to manage safety

  • Facilitating H&S ownership and accountability by the line organization

  • Assisting the site population in the building of the Process Safety Management system

  • Sharing and seeking out knowledge

  • Ensuring change is identified and proactively and effectively managed

  • Driving continuous improvement by leveraging tools and activities, including: self-assessments and audit processes; incident/near miss investigations; metrics and targets and periodic reviews of performance, culture, and talent

  • Communicating facility H&S vision, strategies, and performance to internal and external stakeholders

  • Assisting in return-to-work strategy implementation

  • Utilizing training and development plans to grow H&S knowledge and skills

  • Developing and managing investments in risk mitigation projects from approval to implementation

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in H&S Management, Engineering, Technical Field OR five (5) or more years experience in an H&S Management, Engineering or similar technical role

  • Two (2) or more years of H&S experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process environment OR a current Georgia Pacific ELP

  • Willing and able to work nights and weekends

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Environmental Policy or Chemistry

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.), CSP or CIH or demonstrated progress towards achieving certification/s

  • Experience in leading culture change and developing/implementing management systems

  • Experience and understanding of OSHA regulations

  • Experience, understanding in methods of implementing Process Safety Management Elements

  • Experience and understanding of national consensus standards (ANSI, NFPA, etc.)

  • Previous leadership experience

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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.

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