Safety and Environmental Coordinator - Conover, NC

About WestRock
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.
Safety and Environmental Coordinator - Conover, NC
214 Conover Blvd SE
Conover, North Carolina, 28613
United States
The Opportunity:
The Safety & Environmental Coordinator, Conover Folding Carton, provides technical and health support to production and administrative personnel 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. Provide leadership and support for management team, safety pillar and sub pillar teams.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Lead Safety Pillar Steering Teams and provide leadership and support to all Safety Sub Pillar Teams
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
Leader of Safety Pillar Steering Team
Member of SQF / HACCP Team
Participates on process improvement teams as needed
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
Bachelor's degree required. Degree in a safety science or environmental field a strong 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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