Title:  HS&E Associate Manager

Requisition ID:  1395

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

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.


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.



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


Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia