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Title:  Safety Supervisor

Requisition ID:  8362-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Health, Safety and Environmental
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  95

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

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Safety Supervisor, will provide support to the Safety Manager to fully support the Kalamazoo Mill’s safety objectives through demonstrated leadership. This position is responsible for the support in managing the safety systems ensuring the health and welfare of all employees, vendors, contractors, visitors, etc.

  • Accountable for setting direction and deploying safety, health resources in a union environment within GPI.
  • Helps implement plans and delivers results in a fast changing business and regulatory environment by participating in Mill Divisional safety initiatives that drive safety process improvements.
  • Provides input to Mill and departmental strategy
  • Coordinate and drive the Mill Safety Committee reviews. Participate, provide guidance and support for area safety team meetings
  • Is a leader in safety for all persons on company premise
  • Contributes directly to Mill priorities and planning
  • Coordinates the daily activities of safety, health in support of the operations team
  • Establishes methodologies for measuring the effectiveness of mill compliance with OSHA, state and other federal laws
  • Provides solutions to complex safety, health and security issues i.e. best practice/quality safety and health resource, technical expert, train/mentors managers, supervisors and staff
  • Conducts studies and investigations to ensure compliance with government safety and health laws, standards and regulations, and industrial hygiene. Established a rapport with local fire, police, and sheriff departments
  • Investigates accidents and promotes safety-conscious work performance and training programs with defined safety performance measures including A3 and other data mining processes for hazard analysis and corrective actions on Mill incidents driving for root cause analysis
  • Designs, develops, implements and oversees the organization's health, safety and security programs and procedures including First Responders, OSHA Audiometric and Respirator fit testing, etc.
  • Safeguards employees and surrounding community by ensuring all site facilities are in compliance with regulations. Works closely with OSHA officials, state police, Hazmat, community representatives, and other officials as required
  • Personal involvement with mill personnel to encourage safe behaviors and to audit, identify and correct safety violations and deficiencies
  • Supervises the safety audits of buildings, facilities, tools and equipment
  • Determines safety training requirements and provides employees with safety training applicable to their work processes. Establishes training schedule for Focus and/or other behavioral based training and tracking improvement actions.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

2-5 years of progressive Safety & Health leadership experience.

Possesses broad technical expertise, business and industry knowledge, and process and people leadership capabilities.

Paper manufacturing experience preferred.

Union environment experience preferred.

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

BS Degree required


Required Experience






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.


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