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Business Safety Manager - Kingsford



Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Clorox is the place that’s committed to growth – for our people and our brands. Guided by our purpose and values, and with people at the center of everything we do, we believe every one of us can make a positive impact on consumers, communities, and teammates. Join our team. #CloroxIsThePlace

Your role at Clorox:

This position is responsible for ensuring central oversight and standardization of the Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) function and safety culture as a leader dedicated to Clorox’s Kingsford Business Unit (“BU”) along with all associated plants in this business. This leader will be a part of the Kingsford BU leadership squad. This leader is responsible for ensuring plants in the relevant BUs understand and meet both regulatory requirements and BU/plant-specific or Clorox requirements.

In addition to directly supervising the Kingsford HSE Supervisors, this leader works closely with other partners and leaders from the HSE Center of Excellence (“Center HSE”), Supply Chain, ESG, and Clorox Legal teams to ensure continued compliance with enterprise-wide strategies and legal obligations as appropriate. This leader must inspire a strong, consistent safety culture across the Kingsford BU and associated plants and ensures consistency with the enterprise and Center HSE.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead, mentor, develop Kingsford Plant HSE Supervisors at Clorox’s Kingsford plants.
  • Work across Kingsford BU in collaboration with plant leadership (including HSE teammates) to build/maintain a strong, consistent safety culture that delivers Center HSE objectives.
  • Disseminate Center HSE policies/procedures and related Clorox policies/procedures and ensure they are implemented in a standardized way across covered plants.
  • Connect plant leadership with relevant Center HSE, Supply Chain, BU, and legal partners and leaders when escalations are needed to ensure enterprise-wide consistency or compliance with legal obligations.
  • Build and oversee a standardized safety committee structure within each covered plant to ensure all regulatory requirements (e.g., obligations imposed by OSHA, EPA, etc.) and any related training is incorporated into plant-level initiatives.
  • Travel to various plants and corporate locations as needed to effectively perform responsibilities and support direct and indirect reports.
  • Provide insight to and support the creation, implementation, and/or maintenance of Center HSE policies, programs, and best practices.
  • Document BU or plant-level incident investigations and lessons learned into repository with Center HSE and identify associated corrective actions when applicable.
  • Provide plant- and BU-specific input (including regulatory requirements) to advise Center HSE standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with Plant HSE Supervisors for other BUs in Community of Practice.
  • Ensure BU-level HSE accountability by participating and providing HSE-related updates, themes, mentorship, and proactive leadership in BU leadership squad meetings for Kingsford.
  • Partner with BU leadership in defining BU-specific safety objectives and collaborate with Center HSE/legal as appropriate to ensure consistency with enterprise-wide objectives and initiatives.
  • Connect with BU leadership and functional representatives on HSE-related matters and supporting actions/metrics/progress.

What we look for:

  • 5 plus years’ experience with 3 plus years of technical experience in occupational health and safety responsibilities in a manufacturing or related environment.
  • Experience leading a team with growing responsibility and a demonstrated track record of success and culture building across multiple plants, locations, or departments.
  • Successful at attracting, encouraging, and retaining hard-working teams with diverse experiences and perspectives.
  • Has experience and deep knowledge of the regulatory implications on health, safety, and environmental practices in the manufacturing environment.
  • Collaborates effectively and frequently with key partners at various levels across the enterprise.
  • Works as a trusted advisor who can influence HSE-related decisions through an operational lens with priority on safety.
  • Possesses active knowledge and experience on HSE-related topics, challenges, regulatory requirements, enterprise goals, and culture management.
  • Partners effectively with BU and Plant leaders to identify, implement, and/or translate safety solutions.
  • Able to implement a comprehensive, uniform safety culture across the Clorox BUs and plants with balanced focus on prioritizing safety in workplace conditions, and employee behaviors.
  • Synthesizes HSE-related concerns and appropriate recommendations that can be advanced to Center HSE, Supply Chain, Clorox legal, or other partners as appropriate.
  • Builds hard-working teams through highly effective mentoring appropriate to leading dispersed team members, including providing feedback that stretches individual development.
  • Challenges and supports the team to explore and develop new and innovative approaches to achieve enterprise safety goals that remain consistent with regulatory and legal obligations
  • BS/BA degree or higher in Health, Safety, Safety Engineering, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene or related degree
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or related certification preferred

Workplace type:

This is a hybrid role, 3 days a week in our Alpharetta, GA office.

We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here.

[U.S.]Additional Information:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility/adoption benefits, and more.

We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.

Zone A: $104,100 - $199,100
Zone B: $95,500 - $183,300
Zone C: $86,800 - $166,600

All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.

This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox’s incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.

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