Safety Manager- Baltimore, MD

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 www.westrock.com.

Safety Manager- Baltimore, MD


725 Pittman Rd
Baltimore, Maryland, 21226
United States

Job Summary: The Safety Manager is responsible for all activities related to occupational safety and health in the facility they are aligned to and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements and laws to prevent hazards and injuries. The Safety Manager manages and develops safety programs to educate supervisors and managers and to prevent hazards, risks, and injuries.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

Business Excellence

  • Develop and maintain safety education training program within the plant environment

  • Ensure that safety audits are completed in a timely
manner

  • Maintain and update existing safety procedures, standard operating procedures, and
policies

  • Provide critical information and documentation to 3rd party auditors as
necessary

  • Manage compliance for environmental regulations (e.g. air permits, water
runoff)

  • Assist in the continuous improvement of hazard identification and risk
assessment

  • Ensure compliance with safety policies, regulations, and reporting in
manufacturing

  • Perform hazardous risk assessments for tasks or jobs to identify potential hazards and
develop risk prevention plans to mitigate them

  • Review and analyze accident/injury reports and data for accuracy and detail,
ensuring corrective actions are taken

  • Serve as primary point of contact for worker’s compensation and general liability
insurance end-to-end processes

  • Partner
with worker’s compensation and general liability insurance representatives to ensure compliance with policy requirements

  • Assist in administration of safety incentive program, including assessing
participation, monitoring engagement, reviewing all data, and ensuring incentives are paid

 

People and Culture

  • Model and promote an organizational culture that fosters safe practices through effective leadership and
training

  • Partner with manufacturing managers to review and improve safety practices and
ensure adoption by employees

 

Critical Skills / Capabilities:

  • Moderate Computer Skills (e.g. Microsoft
Office)

 

Other Qualifications:

To perform the duties of the job, this role requires:

  • Frequently reaching by extending two
arms

  • Frequently reaching by extending fingers on two
hands

  • Frequently use fingers to grasp with two
hands

  • Frequently use fingers to pinch with two
hands

  • Frequently use fingers to type with two
hands

  • The spoken exchange of ideas to be performed loudly 50-75% of the
time

  • The spoken exchange of ideas to be performed quickly 25-50% of the
time

  • Ensure the safe and accurate determination of accuracy and neatness of work or
make general observations of facilities or structures

 

Work Environment:

  • Frequently works indoors in an environment that is climate
controlled

  • Occasionally works indoors in an environment that is not climate controlled and has both
high and low temperatures

  • Occasionally works outdoors in natural environmental conditions (both hot and
cold)

  • Noisy work environment; maintain strict adherence to safety rules and
regulations

  • The role is occasionally sedentary, which entails sitting or being stationary most of the
time and frequently walking/standing for 3-6 hours at a time


 

Experience:

  • Required: Thorough knowledge of safety regulations, including OSHA, ANSI, and NFPA

  • Required: Minimum of 2 years in a safety program supervisory role

  • Preferred: Government or professional training and compliance courses (e.g. OSHA 30-hour training)

 

Education:

  • Required: High School diploma or G.E.D.

  • Preferred: Associate or Bachelor’s degree

  • Preferred: Safety-related certification (e.g. MESH, CSP, ASP)

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  • About 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 www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans 

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