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Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Company: Graphic Packaging Holding Co
Location: Visalia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The HS&E Manager is the leader of the Environmental and Safety programs, policies and procedures for the plant. The HS&E Manager is responsible for program design, implementation, and ongoing management of related day-to-day activities associated with safety, fire protection, and environmental compliance. The HS&E Manager also leads in the management of the workers compensation program and site security activities. They must ensure close coordination with resources at all levels of the organization and will interface directly with community leaders and regulatory agencies to represent the plant. This role will lead all safety efforts for this plant.

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

  • Ensure the plant complies with all applicable EHS laws and regulations and corporate policies.
  • Manage all regulatory reporting requirements, permitting processes, and response to regulatory activities, inspections, and citations.
  • Inspects machinery, equipment, and working conditions in industrial or other setting to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health regulations
  • Ensure all required environmental air, water, waste, stormwater activities are scheduled, completed and properly documented and reported.
  • Support incident investigation processes, including support for the injured employee during medical evaluations and treatment, follow up visits, reviewing investigations, and tracking corrective action implementation.
  • Work with plant and local care facilities to manage health care examinations, assessments, incident follow up and treatment activities.
  • Actively manage all facility workers compensation claims, initiate meetings with and perform semi-annual claim reviews.
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective systems and procedures to achieve an accident and environmental incident free plant.
  • Directs, monitors, and performs accident investigations, safety inspections and audits
  • 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
  • Manage safety initiative process and tracking systems, including LIFE and critical safety inspection process.
  • Drive strategic planning and tactical initiatives to identify and develop processes for continuous improvement.
  • Manage hearing conservation program for site.
  • Provide visible and active leadership in delivering excellent safety results.
  • Coach plant leadership to ensure HSE alignment and performance goals are met.
  • Provide support for capital project development and implementation.
  • Implement systems to improve/sustain results in environmental and safety systems.
  • Ability to actively manage department HSE budget.
  • Develops, updates and implements safety polices as they relate to employee, visitor, trucker and contractors' activities while on Plant property
  • Analyze, prepare and maintain mandatory/regulatory related safety and environmental reports and records
  • Directs, submits and monitors records, summaries and reporting as required by OSHA and Corporate
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year College or University or;
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree
  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional), (I.H.) Industrial Hygiene certification, or OSHA certification a plus


  • 3 years of direct safety and environmental management experience in an industrial environment
  • Must have demonstrated success in the management of Safety systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, solve problems, and be results oriented


  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.


  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 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, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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

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.

Keywords: Graphic Packaging Holding Co, Visalia , Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Other , Visalia, California

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