Sr. Safety Manager

Mayhaw, GA

Posted: 04/28/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 42.23CM Pay Rate: 120,000 - 145,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Safety Manager

Industry leading, private organization looking for a Sr. Safety Manager.  The ideal candidate will have safety leadership experience in a large industrial manufacturing facility, strong leadership skills to oversee a team of four safety professionals, and the ability to implement strategic level safety culture initiatives.

What You Wil Do:

  • Promote a safety culture with all team members to help the facility embrace and achieve our Path to Zero Safety Strategy consistent with company’s Safety Vision
  • Own and propagate all safety initiatives and programs (Human Organizational Performance (HOP), Compliance System Owner (CSO) Teams, Safety Training, etc.)
  • Effectively shape and communicate the facility safety vision, strategies, and performance to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide coaching and feedback to help individuals realize their potential and maximize overall contributions
  • Significantly contribute to the selection, onboarding, and development of talent, resulting in continuous site-wide alignment with safety
  • Manage a diverse team of direct reports consisting of health and safety and process safety professionals
  • Actively manage all aspects of compliance (e.g., OSHA, state, local, company standards) including OSHA PSM
  • Serve as the facility compliance manager and provide guidance on all EHS and commercial compliance risks by ensuring CSOs are assigned to help manage compliance topics, facilitate self-assessments, and assist with developing corrective actions for any identified gaps
  • Ensure that the facility risk profile is addressed through development and implementation of key controls
  • Drive continuous improvement using tools and activities, including self-assessments and audit processes; incident/near miss investigations; metrics and targets (leading and lagging indicators); and periodic reviews of performance, culture, and talent
  • Manage Workers’ Compensation and injury management process

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  42.23CM

Job Requirements

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering degree
  • Five (5) or more years of safety experience in an industrial, oil & energy, military, or manufacturing process environment
  • Experience in industrial or military safety leadership influencing the organization
  • Experience with OSHA, state, and local safety and compliance standards
  • Experience with onboarding and developing employees and leaders, helping to foster a safety-driven culture

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience leading process safety programs
  • Experience in leading a site to improved safety and performance
  • Experience working in a pulp and paper mill
  • Certified Safety Professional

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  42.23CM

Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   



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