Location: Brunswick, Georgia, USA

Company: Georgia-Pacific

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Job Ref: 054632


Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Health and Safety (H&S) Manger to provide leadership and presence at our Sterling, GA Lumber Manufacturing facility. The H&S Manager provides leadership and strategic direction by building a partnership with front-line leadership and collaborating with business partners.  As an ambassador or Georgia-Pacific’s culture and vision, the H&S Manager will develop and mentor the team while fostering a culture of safety and sustainability. In this role, H&S Managers ensure exposure is aggressively identified and mitigated by leveraging H&S risk profiles and team engagement through training and employee empowerment.  This position reports directly to the Mill Manager, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Division H&S Manager.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Leading to achieve the H&S vision by establishing and executing strategies through management commitment and employee ownership & accountability
  • Facilitating H&S ownership and accountability by the line-organization by establishing clearly defined roles, responsibilities, and expectations
  • Participating in the selection, onboarding and development of mill talent
  • Building employee relationships and advancing HS knowledge and hazard mitigation through coaching, mentoring, training, and employee engagement/empowerment
  • Fostering an employee-driven safety ownership program and culture
  • Coaching employees on GP’s culture and Guiding Principles to aid in the teams’ understanding, acceptance, and use of challenge process and decision rights
  • Driving H&S excellence by developing and implementing risk and compliance management systems
  • Managing employee injuries and worker’s compensation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Three (3) or more years H&S experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process environment or completion of Georgia-Pacific’s ELE or ELP Program
  • Experience in reporting and permitting to include, air emissions, Title V and storm/waste water
  • Experience and understanding of OSHA compliance
  • Experience in hands-on training and presentations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Behavior Science, or related field
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygiene (CIH) or progress towards achieving certification/s
  • Experience in behavior-based safety management
  • Experience in workers’ compensation
  • Additional safety and health certification such as CPR, Construction Safety, Lift Trucks, OSHA courses, etc.


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