Title:  HS&E Manager

Requisition ID:  1476

Kendallville, IN, US, 46755

Department:  Health, Safety & Environmental
Travel:  Up to 25%

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities.


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.



  • Plans and coordinates the implementation of plant safety and health programs in support of corporate-wide safety and health guidelines and standards in order to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses
  • Provide on-site leadership, guidance and assistance to plant staff in achieving superior safety, environmental and health performance.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Work within and adhere to GPI’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Identifies and appraises conditions which could produce safety incidents and financial losses and evaluates potential extent of injuries resulting from safety incidents.
  • Inspects machinery, equipment, and working conditions in industrial or other setting to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health regulations
  • Develops and implements safety incident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs (such as Job Safety Observations) for incorporation into operational policies of organization.
  • Coordinates safety activities of department managers to ensure implementation of safety activities throughout the organization.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and incidents and prepares reports.
  • Serves as a liaison with outside organizations, such as fire departments, OSHA, and health care providers to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
  • Manages service accounts such as fire protection, first aid supplies, audiometric testing, industrial hygiene testing, and PPE suppliers.
  • Services as liaison between Corporate Health and Safety and the plant.
  • Arranges for periodic testing of working areas for noise, toxic, and other hazards, using decibel meter, gas detector, and light meter.
  • Manages safety incident investigation process to ascertain root cause(s) - for use in recommending preventive safety measures and improving the safety program.
  • Develops, conducts, and/or coordinates training to promote health and safety, safe operation of equipment, and compliance with precautions and control hazards.
  • Oversee the Safety Committe activities.
  • Develop and implement safety and health programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local safety & health standards.
  • Develop, implement, and track employee safety/health training in support of written programs.
  • Handles all environmental reporting and systems to ensure compliance to Environmental Federal Regulations.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred (preferably in environmental health and safety)
  • One - two years of Safety and Environmental Management.
  • Manufacturing experience required.
  • Knolwedge of OSHA and EPA Standards with regard to general industry
  • Ability to train, invluence and motivate team members
  • Experience with problem solving, project management and techinical writing
  • Proficient with MicroSoft Office, Outlook, and internet research skills
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Ability to work overtime (greater than 40 hours per week)

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 (https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/Graphicpkg/SF_eeo_is_the_law_federal_poster.pdf) to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne