Clearwater Paper Corporation

Health and Safety Manager II

Req No.
Location : Location
*Health and Safety Management


Lead the implementation of a proactive health and safety program that prevents incidents and ensures compliance with health and safety regulations.



  • Lead the development and implementation of an annual health and safety operating plan.
  • Demonstrate professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader by influencing all levels of the organization to drive continuous improvement in safety performance
  • Proactively engage all site employees to establish an employee ownership culture
  • Develop, implement, execute, and manage strategies to prevent workplace injuries.
  • Exercise a leadership, coordination, and communication role with the location leadership team to drive continuous EHS improvement across the location


Health and Safety Compliance.

  • Develops and maintains site HS records and documentation to demonstrate regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct HS activities such as training/auditing/assessing to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory agency and internal company requirements.
  • Perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/ or behavioral control measures.  Recognize and verify the effectiveness of in-place control measures.
  • Conduct incident investigations to obtain the root cause and ensure corrective actions are implemented to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Manages the worksite industrial hygiene and hearing conservation process.
  • Work with the site occupational health nurse to manage the overall worker’s compensation and return to work program.
  • Interface with regulatory bodies (OSHA, State, Local).

Health & Safety Resource

  • Provide overall site health and safety leadership, guidance, and technical support.
  • Build capability of site resources to support implementation of health and safety programming.
  • Review and interpret OSHA requirements
  • Collaborate with plant team to ensure safe, practical solutions are achieved for identified health and safety risks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify health and safety opportunities with equipment operation and conditions while demonstrating knowledge of appropriate corrective action for unsafe conditions or equipment use.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Safety/Health or related field.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Strong preference in experience in paper, pulp/paper mills; experience in high-speed industrial environments may be considered.
  • Certified Safety Professional preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal EHS regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be results oriented and capable of driving the EHS process at a complex site.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a union environment.
  • Ability to build an effect team, develop and maintain positive working relationship and articulate objectives.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality and sensitive information.
  • Operating knowledge of industrial hygiene equipment.

Illustrative Functions:

  • Must be able to read and interpret rules and regulations.
  • Must be physically capable of standing, walking and climbing stairs up to 8-10 hours per day.
  • Must be able to work in a hot, dusty, humid, noisy mill environment around high-speed equipment.
  • Must be able to adjust work hours to support the safety and environmental needs of a 24/7 facility.
  • Some travel required.



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