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Safety Professional - Property Protection

Country:  United States
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Skowhegan
State/Province: 

 

Career Opportunity

 

Sappi Somerset is among the largest paper mills in North America, producing over 970,000 metric tons of graphics and board paper and 530,000 metric tons of pulp each year. The mill began as a greenfield pulp mill in 1976, supplying fiber for Scott paper tissue mills.  The first of three state-of-the-art coated paper machines was installed in 1982, with subsequent machines installed in 1986 and 1990.  Significant reinvestments over the years has maintained Somerset's edge on technology and also to branch out from traditional graphic paper into SBS board grades with the rebuild of PM1 in 2018.  The mill can also produce market pulp based on fiber balance, and continues to push for world class status in the realms of safety, quality, and productivity.

 

Position (job title):  Safety Professional - Property Protection 

Department:  Safety 

Work Site:  Mill Somerset 

 

Overview:

Provides leadership in developing, managing, coordinating and implementing effective Property Protection programs and processes at the Somerset Mill. Provides guidance to all departments to ensure compliance with all Company and regulatory standards. Reports to the Health & Safety Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates Facility General Liability and Plant Property Protection Programs – to protect the financial and legal interests of Sappi Somerset through respective risk management processes.
  • Site representative to Local Emergency Planning Committee, State Emergency Response Committee, Central Maine Emergency Response Team, etc.
  • Supervise Plant Protection Department comprised of 15-16 plant protection professionals
  • Contract administration, management, and maintenance of North America Safety & Health management information systems – including OHM, Workingbird, Dolphin and others.
  • Oversee fire protection system operations.
  • Coordinate and participate in fire protection insurance and inspection programs, site risk management reviews, and general liability program management.
  • Provides leadership in developing, managing, coordinating and implementing effective Health and Safety programs and processes at the Somerset Mill
  • Site representative to Local Emergency Planning Committee, State Emergency Response Committee, Central Maine Emergency Response Team, etc.
  • Manage the site Radiation Protection Program. Radiation Safety Officer
  • Execute other duties as assigned by Health and Safety Manager
  • Provide on-call and/or shift coverage as needed.
  • Manage Site Security Plan

 

Entry Requirements:

  • College degree (Health and Safety or Engineering preferred) or 10 years of equivalent experience.
  • 3 years of related work experience

 

Special Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Formal training or acquired knowledge in Federal, State, Local safety and Health & Security regulations.
  • Ability to manage a workforce – day-to-day schedule and activities.
  • A true passion for safety and health with a focus on employee involvement and continuous improvement.
  • Proven change management skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) as well as basic computer skills.
  • Familiar in working with an OHSAS or ISO Management System.
  • Data driven decision-making.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic understanding of working with organized labor.

 

Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.

 

HR Contact for Questions:  Jaime M Sayers 

Contact Information:  207-238-3496 , jaime.sayers@sappi.com 

 

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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