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Safety Manager


A leading FMCG manufacturing organization is seeking an Safety Manager to oversee one of their key locations, based from Texarkana, TX. Leading a small team of 2 safety staff, reporting directly to the Plant Manager with a dotted line report into the Regional Safety Manager. This is a union facility and the ideal candidate will have a hands-on approach, able to influence and engage at various levels of a business, and come from the paper, pulp or packaging industry.

The Role:

  • Provides technical support for on-going safety projects, problem solving, investigations including site inspections and audits, and safety activities
  • Assist in developing an effective safety communication process to make safety priorities and performance visible
  • Facilitates and participates in job safety analysis, process hazard analysis
  • Oversee incident investigation process to identify root causes

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental, Occupational Safety, or similar
  • 12+ years of experience in safety in the paper, pulp or packaging industry
  • Ability to influence and engage at all levels
  • Project management skills to include the ability to develop and implement safety processes
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure and meet deadlines