Safety Manager - Lithia Springs, GA

Lithia Springs | Georgia | 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 Manager – Lithia Springs, GA
The Opportunity

The Safety Manager provides safety and health support to production and administrative personnel at Pre-Print plant in Lithia Springs, GA to ensure compliance with federal/state safety and environmental regulations.  Develops plant specific safety, health and environmental programs and objectives and coordinates corresponding training programs as necessary. Provides leadership and support for management team, safety pillar and sub pillar teams.  Will provide coverage for press floor supervisors as needed.

How you will impact WestRock:
•Maintain our Safety & Environmental Management Systems 
•Ensure Compliance with all applicable OSHA & EPA reporting and regulations 
•Ensure all required OSHA, EPA & Company safety & environmental training is completed 
•Ensure safety & environmental rule compliance within all departments and shifts 
•Ensure completion of Investigation and Corrective Actions for all incidents / near misses 
•Maintain and facilitate our safety information systems for data integrity 
•Facilitate monthly plant safety meetings 
•Performs safety training for new hires and re-training for current employees 
•Supports employees in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment
•Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and workers compensation claims 
•Lead with a “Team Based” problem solving approach 
•Lead plant in building and reinforcing a “safety first” culture across all shifts 
•Reward, recognize and celebrate accomplishments and improvements 
•Team Membership
•Member of Plant Leadership Team 
•Member of SQF / HACCP Team 
•Participates on process improvement teams as needed

Participate in monthly chemical audits and walkthroughs

Ensure all containers, bottles buckets, etc. are clearly labeled with correct SDS Information

Train new employees on chemical labeling SDS books

All environmental issues are reported

Attend monthly environmental meetings if possible.  

 What you need to succeed

•Knowledge of manufacturing environment 
•Outgoing and positive attitude; strong interpersonal skills 
•Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point a strong plus (will be using extensively). 
•Comfortable making presentations and speaking in public 
•High School diploma.  Degree in a Safety Science or environmental field a plus 
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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