Employee Health and Safety Manager

People • Customers • Trust

We are seeking resumes for an Employee Health & Safety Manager in our Wallula, WA facility.

Description of role:

As a Employee Health & Safety Manager for PCA you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a safety and health strategy for the mill.

Principle Accountabilities:

Identify and communicate world class health & safety performance, set goals and implement safety plans to improve the mill's performance to this level.

Develop, implement, and manage mill safety plans, programs, policies, procedures, and training requirements to ensure employee and contractor compliance with OSHA standards and PCA safe operating procedures.

Facilitate an environment of open communication, ownership, accountability, rapid follow up, and resolution, in regards to safety issues and concerns.

Communicate OSHA standards & SOPI requirements.

Conduct facility compliance audits.

Manage worker's comp claims administration, doctor relations, injury investigation and return to work programs.

Manage claims processing with insurance carrier.

Recognize hazardous conditions and unsafe acts and their cause and make appropriate corrective measures.

Coordinate emergency response and fire brigade policies, training and drills.

Investigate all safety issues with a sense of urgency and follow up until resolution. Respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.

Demonstrate managerial courage to address employees not meeting safety expectations, creating a hazard to themselves and others. Never walk by an unsafe act and hold all employees accountable.

Facilitate mill housekeeping improvements by setting high standards and expectations, as well as conducting regular housekeeping audits.

Manage hazardous materials communication and training.

Monitor workplace exposures to chemicals, dust, noise and electromagnetic fields.

Coordinate inspections and maintenance of all fire systems.

Produce safety statistical data for each department and work with mill safety committees and other teams.

Travel as required.

Basic Qualifications:

Four-year bachelor degree in related field required.

Five years in occupational safety, training and management required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ten years in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

Certified Safety Professional preferred.

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of OSHA and Washington state standards and regulatory requirements, Workers' Comp Laws, and general industrial hygiene practices.

Capable of preparing and presenting training sessions to all levels of mill employees on topics related to occupational safety and health.

Work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.

Excellent analytical and organizational skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving and detailed requirements-gathering.

The ability to work well with others in a fast-paced industrial environment.

Capable of working with ambiguity and change.

Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills are essential.

Strong computer skills required including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.