Division Safety and Health Manager - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta / Georgia / United States

About WestRock
About WestRock WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Division Safety and Health Manager - Atlanta, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

Career Opportunity


The Division Safety Manager will support the company’s Merchandising Displays operations, approximately 26 locations throughout the US and Canada.

This role can be located near a major airport given the significant travel requirements. 


How You will impact WestRock


·       Serving as an internal safety resource / consultant / partner to our operating locations with a service-oriented approach

·       Strategic thinking, development, and implementation of innovative safety initiatives and systems with emphasis on short and long-range planning / goal attainment to achieve world-class results

·       Interfacing with and providing coaching to senior business unit leaders on all safety matters

·       Conducting and/or following-up on facility safety audits and evaluations

·       Staying abreast of technical advances & regulatory changes to assess impact on company operations

·       Developing and teaching engaging safety training sessions

·       Assisting with incident investigation, root cause analysis, system-wide correction action development / tracking, return-to-work, and Workers’ Compensation case management

·       Hands on approach with leading multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment – must be organized, able to work independently, capable of multi-tasking, and achieve results

·       Tracking & reporting leading / lagging safety metrics and using this data to formulate continuous improvement strategies

·       Facilitating maximum communication / information sharing among all sites supported


What you need to succeed


·       7 – 10 years of proactive safety management experience in manufacturing required

·       Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

·       Professional designations (CSP, CIH, etc.) desirable

·       Working knowledge of safety regulations for general industry (29 CFR 1910) required

·       Must be willing to travel up to 95%

·       Prior multi-site responsibilities required

·       Strong technical / analytical, problem solving, influencing and project management skills required

·       Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish relationships and influence all levels across all functions (management, line workers, government officials, customers, visitors, and other stakeholders) required

·       MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) required

·       Previous experience in paper / packaging industry desirable


What we offer


Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.




WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.




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