Title:  Safety/EHS Associate Manager

Requisition ID:  703

Solon, OH, US, 44139

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

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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.


  • Provide safety/health and environmental expertise to plant staff, including consulting with and providing guidance to the Operations Manager.
  • Develop and implement safety and health programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local safety & health standards in support of GPI’s safety and health guidelines.
  • Reviews all safety manual sections annually for compliance with current OR-OSHA regulations.
  • Develop, implement, and track employee safety/health training and plant environmental training in support of written programs.
  • Perform periodic safety and environmental audits.  Develop recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop, track, analyze, and communicate plant safety statistics and plant environmental reporting and statistics including but not limited to hazardous waste generator status, Title V air emissions, SARA 312 and 3131 usage and reporting requirements, etc.
  • Coordinate GPI involvement with OSHA and regulatory inspections.

Ensures plant’s compliance to 3rd party Functional Control / Pre-Requisite program requirements including

  • HACCP, SQF, and other customer-mandated programs.
  • Conducts annual training in HACCP, GMP’s, Food defense, and Allergens
  • Provides support in the plant’s Lean activities
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork


Salary Min:   $80,600.00

Salary Mid:   $107,400.00

Salary Max:  $134,300.00


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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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