D S Smith Corrugated
DS Smith Plc is a leading provider of corrugated packaging and are present in 37 countries, employing around 27,000 people. We are seeking one Safety Manager (Regional EHS Manager). The position is located in Lowell, MA and reports to the General Manager Lowell Packaging with dotted line to the HSE Director.
To drive and develop the health, safety, and environmental functions and culture across the region. Ensure both businesses have the right skills, processes, materials, information, and procedures to consistently meet legislative and internal requirements. Ensure high levels of engagement and visibility with all employees to support the drive to zero accidents.
Areas of Responsibility
Works with employees and local leadership to drive continual improvement and routine management of the EHS program.
Manages EHS initiatives and Action Plans as required
Develops, facilitates, and ensures all training requirements are met
Maintains communication with local leadership and HSE Director
Ensures all incidents are investigated and action items are completed
Review, develop, and implement effective EHS policies, procedures, and standards such that they are legally compliant and meet Group requirements
Develops a mature Safety culture and ensures Safety Committees are effective and engaged
Reports data & KPIs as required and on time.
Utilize Group Incident Reporting System (CERTUS)
Analyzes all data to reduce the risk and probability of LTAs and environmental impacts in the work environment
Participates as required in any strategic develop project opportunities
Actively participates in divisional EHS network (regular meetings, audits, and focus teams)
This role will be based at the Lowell, MA site and will require regular travel to the Westminster, MA facility.
Responsible for the Health and Safety budget
Ensure sites adheres to latest Health and Safety legislation and all associated Group Policies, Procedures & Standards
All personnel working or visiting the sites (including Contracting company personnel)
EHS role is a key site contact with Division HSE Director
External H & S regulatory bodies and relevant industry organizations
Education & Certifications
Candidate should have 5 years EHS experience in manufacturing style work environments
ASP, CSP, CHMM or similar preferred but not required
Qualification & Experience
Experienced and robust EHS professional with strong leadership skills able to make a positive impact within a challenging & dynamic working environment.
Experience of maintaining, developing and implementing EHS Policies, Procedures and Standards, in a dynamic environment, to ensure compliance with the law and relevant regulations.
Effective planning & organizational skills. Confidence to challenge personnel when appropriate.
Provide EHS leadership and build strong relationships within a collaborative team working environment - able to clearly interpret & explain complex EHS issues (including behavioral safety), influence decisions and make things happen.
Lead and undertake any required EHS investigations and report, in a professional and timely manner, to relevant personnel or external organizations.
Ensure external regulatory bodies or organizations are informed of relevant EHS matters.
If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send your resume via email to:
Human Resources Manager
DS Smith, North America Packaging and Paper Division, United States
T ************ F ************
Reference Number DSS4775
Country United States of America (US)
Function Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental
Closing date for applications 10 June 2018
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D S Smith Corrugated