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Weyerhaeuser Safety Manager in Columbia Falls, Montana

Weyerhaeuser is seeking a Safety Manager for our MDF facility. This position reports directly to the Product Line Manager and supports the entire Columbia Falls Complex.

We are seeking an individual who is committed to safety, has a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and a desire to work for our Columbia Falls Complex. The qualified candidate would have comprehensive knowledge to ensure compliance with OSHA, federal, state and local standards. This individual will be involved in a broad range of safety management and leadership initiatives including developing, implementing, evaluating and preserving safety accountability, policies, systems and culture.

As a Safety Manager you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical expertise on safety and health related matters and assist the product line manager, plant superintendents and front-line leadership to successfully manage their safety processes while ensuring compliance with Weyerhaeuser, OSHA, federal, state and local standards
  • Work directly with the management team to ensure safety and health programs are implemented in their entirety, including written programs; required and documented training; hazard anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control; and performing periodic audits ensuring ongoing compliance
  • Improve existing and develop new safety and health policies, programs and procedures. Insure plant safety policies are up-to-date and fully implemented
  • Oversee capital improvement projects, from conceptual design thru installation and start-up, ensuring employee safety and OSHA compliance is integrated into the project
  • Mentor the “Safety Committee” and its functions into a workable and functioning part of the safety culture to add value. Encourage employee involvement in safety and promote a caring safety culture.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local standards pertaining to workplace safety, health and environment. This will include oversite of industrial hygiene measurements, monitoring, troubleshooting, reporting and training. A strong focus on OSHA compliance and inspection readiness is a must
  • Develop and implement programs and record keeping systems to track and evaluate personnel injury and illness experience
  • Conduct accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, prevent reoccurrences and establish employee accountability
  • Conduct ergonomics evaluations of high risk and repetitive jobs
  • Identify safety priorities and develop systems to reduce injuries, using the Health and Safety Exchange
  • Ensure the annual safety plan remains the priority and sustainable
  • Lead the site in response to safety issues and build active, cooperative relationships with the leadership team and Safety Committee
  • Provide safety related project management support using processes like MOC & OSHA standards
  • Interpret applicability of OSHA standards as they apply to the facility
  • Coordinate safety on-boarding for new employees
  • Monitor and support required annual safety training for associates

The successful candidate will have demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline is required
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health or closely related field required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Skills & Attributes

  • Demonstrate leadership ability by using effective performance management skills to build organization capacity
  • Passionate advocate for safety; demonstrate courage to care
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with all business groups to accomplish group objectives
  • Self-directed with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and achieve goals in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to role model safety
  • Ability to hold members of the management team and associates accountable for following safety standards and systems
  • Effective analytical, planning, prioritizing and organizing abilities
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, telephone and time management skills
  • Ability to process information with a high degree of accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-motivated
  • Post Application Requirements
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screen

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core valuesand we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team./

Job: *Human Resources & Health/Safety/Quality

Title: Safety Manager

Location: MT-Columbia Falls

Requisition ID: 01017222