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Safety Engineer
International Paper | Augusta, Georgia
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Job Description




The Safety Engineer position reports directly to the Safety Manager and is responsible for supporting the Augusta Mill’s safety and health efforts. Primary duties include:


  • Assignments will be a combination of safety, health and industrial hygiene programs
  • Coordinates IH exposure assessments
  • Conduct safety and health training programs
  • Monitors safety and health performance and recommends priorities and actions for improvement. Reviews new products, equipment, and processes for potential hazards and recommends modifications before introduction.
  • Collaborates with Health Services, employees, safety advocates and supervisors to identify and correct potential safety and health hazards.
  • Develops safe standard work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through safety and housekeeping inspections and audits.
  • Assures compliance with organization and government health and safety standards
  • Ability to coordinate and interact with government officials-investigate and respond to OSHA investigations, written and onsite
  • Manages mill Worker’s Compensation program
  • Assists with implementation of mill Health and Safety Corrective Action Plans
  • Safety Data analysis
  • Coordinate visits and interact with corporate resources (e.g. Factory Mutual Global, Risk Management, EnSafe, Air Gas, etc.)
  • Coordinate and manage CFAT responsibilities



  • B.S. degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the role of Safety or EHS.
  • Must have good knowledge and understanding of applicable OSHA laws and regulations.
  • Must have strong influencing and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, drive for results, and influence change.


Competencies:  Action Oriented, Functional/Technical Skills, Conflict Management, Listening, Informing, Managerial Courage, Command Skills, Confronting Direct Reports

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