Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager

Rogers / Arkansas / United States

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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.

Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager

2021 S 5th St
Rogers, Arkansas, 72758
United States

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager

The EHS Manager is expected to coordinate and manage all day-to-day activities related to meeting all environmental, health and safety standards established by applicable regulation, as well as policies and procedures established internally.  This position will be ideal for a floor-oriented people person who knows safety, OSHA, processes, and enjoys working with people to make a safety program come alive.  The right candidate will have the ability to work with operations employees and managers to maintain engagement and involvement for a strong safety program.


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Responsible for regulatory assessments and efforts to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and local health and safety regulations

  • Lead efforts to comply with environmental regulations and develop measures to address ergonomics, air quality, and other aspects of workplace safety that could affect the health and well-being of employees.

  • Manage all aspects of the company’s Industrial Hygiene Program (air, noise, ergonomics, etc.).

  • Responsible for helping to lead, motivate, and foster a safety-conscious culture in the workplace to reduce incidents and injuries.

  • Conduct regular compliance audits and safety inspections of the facility and initiate corrective actions to eliminate hazards and promote a safe work environment

  • Develop effective safety/environmental communications utilizing various multi-media methods

  • Develop, implement, and administrate health and safety plans and training programs

  • Establish, facilitate, and lead a plant safety committee

  • Lead the investigation of accidents, determine causative factors, and implement corrective action to prevent recurrence

  • Develop task-specific job safety analyses for work performed at the facility

  • Maintain working knowledge of industry trends and practices regarding environmental health and safety

  • Provide innovative safety solutions and ideas

  • Have the patience to work “hands on” to help the entire team understand the company’s commitment to safety.


What you need to succeed:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Safety or related Science is strongly preferred

  • Experience in industrial manufacturing with a union work environment will be given preference

  • Working knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations and industry requirements

  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills

  • Effective at managing multiple priorities

  • Team building and influencing skills

  • Analytical/problem-solving

  • Possess a sense of urgency and self-motivation

  • Ability to work independently

  • May travel occasionally (<10%)



WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.  WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.








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