Safety and Environmental Manager - Conway, AR

Conway | Arkansas | United States

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 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Safety and Environmental Manager - Conway, AR

198 Commerce Road
Conway, Arkansas, 72032
United States

Safety & Environmental Manager


The Opportunity:

The Safety and Environmental Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Plant’s safety programs and systems. In addition, they will lead the Plant’s Core Safety Elements processes, ensure facility’s compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations and all company policies and procedures. The Safety Manager will also lead various processes such as, employee participation in committees, incident investigations, behavioral audits, Safety Action Plan development, tracking and recordkeeping, Job Hazard Analysis and SOP development/management, inspections, Safety & Health evaluations and safety planning. The Safety and Environmental will also oversee and be responsible for all hourly and salaried safety training.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

Planning, developing and implementing safety programs and systems.

Maintaining/ improving on employee awareness and compliance.

Oversee incident investigations and behavioral audits.

Provide safety training for all required supplemental hourly and salaried personnel.

Stay informed on new and relevant changes to governmental regulations.

Advise General, Plant and Departmental managers of safety, health and environmental issues. Conduct job safety analyses.  

Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.


What You Need to Succeed:

Must have the ability to understand and apply department policies and procedures.

Attention to detail a must.

Good oral and written communication skills to effectively interact in person or otherwise with management, other employees, and external or internal customers or service providers.

Must have strong knowledge of all MS Office applications.

Must have the ability to lead teams of employees in safety initiatives.

Demonstrated skills in analyzing safety data, reporting, training, OSHA, Workers Comp and Environmental compliance (Tier II, EIQ and Waste Water reporting)

Written/Verbal Communications Skills 

Able to work independently.

Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Previous manufacturing experience in the area of safety and environmental compliance preferred. 


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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