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Title:  Safety & Environmental

Requisition ID:  10738-159
Location: 

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Category:  Health, Safety and Environmental
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.  We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

 

Summary: The S&E Manager is responsible for the environmental, health and safety performance in the Carol Stream facility, creating an injury free and environmentally sustainable work place. S&E Manager functions as a subject matter expert, partnering with the Corporate S&E representative to plan and execute at the plant level, the successful implementation of risk-based prevention programs in the following areas: health, safety, and environmental in order to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries. Ensures all related plant level initiatives align with and support the corporate Safety & Environmental strategy, goals, objectives, guidelines and standards. Partners with the Operations team and HR Manager to ensure both team and individual behaviors are aligned with the values and expectations of the Company’s behavior based safety culture.

 

Job Functions

  • The S&E Manager guides and promotes employee safety performance by developing safety systems, policies and procedures, safety campaigns, and programs to eliminate prevent or control injurious hazards, acts or behaviors and creating a safety culture.
  • Acts as the advisor to the facility, providing support and technical assistance in the administration of and compliance with regulatory and company S&E requirements. Responsible for implementing and sustaining S&E programs and procedures by ensuring resources, tools and knowledge are available.
  • Partners with the Corporate S&E Representative to develop, integrate and execute Corporate and Business Unit S&E strategies, policies, programs, procedures, standards, training, processes and actions to drive standardization and consistency while ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct shop floor inspections and audits to ensure compliance with local and regional regulatory, permit and company requirements. Partner with operations to ensure that corrective and/or preventive measures are completed.
  • Lead/participate as a corporate S&E audit team leader/member for annual S&E compliance audits.
  • Ensure that incidents, compliance deviations and enforcement actions are fully investigated to ascertain root cause(s) - for use in recommending preventive safety measures and improving the safety program.
  • Manage the facility’s safety program to prevent injury through involvement of management group, employee training, communication of goals and procedure/policy development.
  • Manage the facility’s environmental programs of storm water pollution prevention, SARA, SPCC, RCRA, CERCLA reporting, hazardous waste and waste minimization program, wastewater permit.
  • Liaison between Graphic Packaging Carol Stream and personnel at regulatory agencies (city, DOL, EPA, Air Quality, Division of Solid Waste Management, etc.).
  • Manage facility Workers Compensation program with Human Resources Department.
  • Develop and implement safety incident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs (such as JSOPs and Dupont STOP Training) for incorporation into operational policies of organization.
  • Manage service accounts such as fire protection, first aid supplies, audiometric testing, industrial hygiene testing, and PPE suppliers.
  • Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Follow all procedures related to producing Safe Quality Foods (SQF).
  • Report any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree is related field
  • Advanced certification in environmental, health, safety or related field is a plus (CSHO, OSHT, CET, CHMM, ASP, CSP).
  • Five years experience in managing safety and environmental programs in an industrial setting dealing with air emission and hazardous waste issues.
  • Working knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and agencies
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to develop, and conduct training on complex topics in a concise manner, appropriate to the audience.
  • Self-directing – organized
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects.

 

DISCLAIMER

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.