Safety Manager - Newark, NJ

Newark / New Jersey / United States

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Safety Manager - Newark, NJ

2013 McCarter Highway
Newark, New Jersey, 07104
United States

Safety Manager – Newark, NJ

The opportunity:

  • Manage all activities related to occupational safety, health and environmental within the manufacturing facility and ensures that the facility is in compliance with OSHA and federal & state
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of health and safety programs
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations, ordinances, and laws

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Develop and implement programs and procedures to reduce the frequency and severity of workplace incidents
  • Support a safety culture through training, risk assessments, and behavior based safety programs
  • Coordinate safety and environmental activities and prepare monthly EHS reports for the Plant Manager and Corporate Social Responsibility department

What you need to succeed:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational, Health & Safety sciences or a minimum of 1 year in a Safety, Environmental and Health position
  • Must have knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of record keeping requirements for injury reporting
  • Must have the ability to plan, develop and conduct training sessions and programs regarding safety issues and promotion

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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