Beech Island, SC
Position Purpose: To provide EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) systems process leadership for the Beech Island Mill UCTAD Operations in support of a safe, sustainable, and profitable operation.
Key Customers: Key customers include all Beech Island Mill UCTAD employees, Sector Safety and Environmental team, hourly and salaried leaders.
Scope: The incumbent reports to the EHS Team Leader and has the responsibility to implement the site safety and sustainability strategies in the Beech Island UCTAD process system. The incumbent must work collaboratively with the site EHS team, Global EHS leaders, and all mill leaders to identify and lead appropriate initiatives that deliver continuous improvement in environmental, health and safety results.
The successful candidate must have the ability to organize and plan, delegate, lead, develop team members through coaching/developing and performance improvement, motivate/effectively influence across all levels of the organization, and maintain effective control. Basic qualifications include:
A Bachelor's degree in Safety, Risk Management, Occupational Hygiene or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
Five - ten years' experience leading safety programs in a manufacturing operation.
Considerable knowledge of industrial safety practices, including EHS Management Systems, regulations, and risk assessments.
Considerable knowledge of industrial safety and environmental practices including behavior based safety programs, EHS systems, regulations, and risk management required.
Capable of formal investigation and problem-solving techniques, ensuring root cause identification and appropriate countermeasure resolution.
Demonstrated management and leadership experience.
Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills.
The ability to work with all levels of employees within the organization presenting a professional, caring approach.
Capable of initiating and managing projects in a team setting.
Expectations and Accountabilities:
Provide organizational and functional leadership to ensure that EHS systems meet Kimberly-Clark Standards, Best Practices and federal and state regulatory requirements. The incumbent will provide leadership for continuous improvement in all EHS activities in support of achieving an injury-free work environment. Lead crisis response to events as appropriate, ensuring effective investigation and follow-up.
Provide personal and organizational sensitivity, vision, inspiration, innovation, talent building, decisive, strong communication, collaborating and influencing skills. Knowledge of regulatory requirements of OSHA, NFPA, and other federal, state and local agencies.
Analyze EHS data, providing insights regarding results and trends through investigation and thorough problem solving, making recommendations for improvements that address substandard acts or conditions.
Catalyst for site safety culture initiatives (People-Based Safety) and programs focused on the positive impact of Mindsets and Behaviors required to deliver a zero-injury work environment.
Support of Contractor Safety ensuring adherence to KC safety requirements of contractors, vendors and visitors.
Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve their individual/team contributions so as to achieve desired business results.
2 UCTAD Tissue machines
11 UCTAD Tissue Converting Lines
Associated Distribution Center/Utilities
Team Members: 1200+ KC Employees; 900+ contract/temporary employees
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C's applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C's sole discretion.
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Primary LocationUSA-SC-Beech Island
Time TypeFull time