Kimberly-Clark Corporation Environmental, Health & Safety Leader in Mobile, Alabama

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Job Description

Position Purpose:To provide overall leadership for the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security systems for the Mobile Mill in support of a safe, secure, and profitable operation.

Sector/Department: Mobile /K-C Professional Sector

Reports to: Mobile Mill ManagerCustomers: Key customers include all Mobile Mill employees, Sector Safety and Environmental team, mill safety team members, hourly and salaried leaders.Expectations: Provide organizational and functional leadership to ensure that the Mobile Mill implements EHS systems that meet Kimberly-Clark Best Practices and federal and state regulatory requirements. The incumbent will provide leadership for continuous improvement in all EHS activities in support of achieving a loss-free environment.Scope:The incumbent reports to the Mill Manager and has the responsibility to coordinate all EHS efforts in the mill. The incumbent must work collaboratively with the Sector Safety Leader in K-C Professional, and all mill leaders to identify and lead appropriate initiatives that deliver continuous improvement in EHS results. The Mobile site has a diverse asset base that supports K-C Professional and Family Care Sectors. The asset base includes:

+ 3 LDC Tissue Manufacturing Processes

+ 1 HWC Manufacturing Process

+ 1 UCTAD Tissue Manufacturing Process

+ 24 Tissue/Towel Converting lines

+ Virgin / Recycle Fiber/Alternative Fiber Manufacturing Processes

+ Distribution Center

+ Environmental Operations

+ Site Security


Operating Budget - $300 MM

Team Members: 600+ KC Employees; 100+ contract/temporary employees

Principal Accountabilities:

+ Provide management and leadership in safety and environmental loss prevention. This requires participation in efforts to reach World Class objectives of safety, quality, customer service, and includes managing a process for continuous feedback and system assessment.

+ Provide leadership and direction for safety professionals mill-wide.

+ Provide leadership and direction for site security.

+ Responsible for safety initiatives that achieve site safety objectives and result in an improvement in the site safety performance in the short term while building the basis for ongoing, continuous improvement to a World Class performance level.

+ Create and foster programs that lead to the creation of a culture where safety is recognized as a value and employees are motivated to develop and to use safe work habits.

+ Ensure site compliance with Alabama OSHA, EPA, NFPA, and other federal and state mandated safety regulations.

+ Lead the team that implements site-wide safety and environmental initiatives which will include such programs as, hazardous energy control, machine safeguarding, ergonomics and other programs as required to reach safety objectives.

+ Identify, evaluate and coordinate implementation of new methods and approaches to accelerate safety and environmental improvement at the Mobile Mill.

+ Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve their individual/team contributions in order to achieve desired business results.

+ Promote and enhance the mill?s World Class Manufacturing philosophy.

Basic Qualifications:

+ A Bachelor?s degr e in Safety, Risk Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Health, or equivalent experience

+ Candidates with the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) credential preferred

+ Five or more years of manufacturing experience, with at least 3 years in an environmental, health, safety role

+ Extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements of OSHA, EPA, NFPA, and other federal and state agencies

+ Demonstrated management and leadership experience

+ Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.? If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran statu