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Title:  Safety & Environmental Manager

Requisition ID:  17107-159

Louisville, CO, US, 80027

Category:  Health, Safety and Environmental
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Safety & Environmental Manager is responsible for compliance with the environmental, health and safety laws and regulations of numerous federal and state agencies. The primary responsibilities include coordination and implementation of safety and industrial hygiene programs, provide accurate information and reports to governmental agencies, lead technical investigations related to environmental, health and safety issues and provide timely and cost-effective solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides technical support for on-going EHS projects, problem solving, investigations including site inspections and audits, and safety activities.
  • Assist in developing an effective EHS communication process to make EHS priorities and performance visible.
  • Educate employees on the regulatory standards applicable to the facility. Instruct all employees on internal EHS policy and procedures. Ensure required safety and environmental training has been identified and completed for new and existing employees.
  • Facilitates and participates in job safety analysis, process hazard analysis with preference for engineering solutions and ‘doing it right the first time' concept.
  • Oversee incident investigation process to identify root causes. Ensure proper documentation of findings and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Maintain injury records and post safety related information as required. Maintain written programs to ensure they are up to date and follow corporate models.
  • Inspect property, equipment, and work practices for compliance with regulatory and insurance carrier standards.
  • Manage post-accident return to work process.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the company's environmental management system.
  • Organize and maintain EHS performance, compliance, policy and procedural information including electronic backup of critical information.
  • Develops and implements industry best practice systems for an effective EHS program while maintaining compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, reporting, EHS statistics and trend analysis.
  • Research and keep informed of pertinent information and developments in areas such as state and federal laws and regulations such as LDEQ, OSHA, and USEPA.
  • Support product stewardship by evaluating and assessing compliance of new products with United States Food and Drug Act, Title 21 Cide if Federal Regulations (21 CFR).
  • Monitor the completion of action items generated, EHS and security audits, inspections, and incident investigations.
  • Provides on-the-floor EHS coaching and recognition; assists with implementation and support of EHS responsibilities.

Required Skills

    • Passion for EHS as demonstrated by a strong experience and commitment.
    • Ability to influence others.
    • A demonstrated commitment to a participative work environment.
    • Ability to develop and effectively deliver training.
    • Project management skills to include the ability to develop and implement EHS processes.
    • Strong, engaging, people-centered leadership style.
    • Proactive, assertive and ability to work with a sense of urgency.
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • High level of integrity, strong work ethic, good judgment and problem-solving skills


Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental, Occupational Safety, or similar discipline.
  • 5 years of experience in EHS in industrial manufacturing environment.



 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

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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