HSE Manager

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Beaver, WV, US, 25813

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

The Company
United under one vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global market leader in rigid and flexible packaging and specialty film solutions. The need to act on climate change has never been clearer so we incorporate sustainability into everything we do by #InvestingInBetter - creating innovative films and trays that protect medication and medical devices, keep products safe, help avoid food waste and preserve the integrity of countless durable products.

kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965, kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,700 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations.

Summary:  Visionary leader of the HSE department for a rapidly expanding kp site in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia!  Directs and coordinates activities to become best in class at a plastics manufacturing campus. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Creates a HSE vision and drives performance excellence through prevention, engineering, administrative, and PPE controls
  • Manages and oversees the direction of HSE at the campus through continuous improvement activities
  • Creates a HSSE management system and implements this within all functional areas of the organization
  • Provides the necessary expertise to improve HSE performance at the campus
  • Helps develop a HSE culture by hands on leadership and working with department managers to ensure performance is being met
  • Champion behavioral based safety program(s) at the campus and ensure tracking and improvement activities are driven to front line leadership
  • Manage overall campus security and provide strategic planning for improvement
  • Manage overall campus environmental reporting and provide strategic planning for improvement
  • Interface with regulatory agencies as needed and provide required HSE reports to local, state, and federal authorities
  • Maintain and improve the industrial hygiene program for the campus
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other personnel including operators, mechanics, vendors, contractors, peers, superiors and representatives of governmental agencies
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply information from governmental regulations, procedures, files, drawings, catalogs, reports, and manuals
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience:                                            

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in a technical discipline, preferably related to the sciences of safety, industrial hygiene, or environmental engineering.  MSci, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist is strongly preferred.  Minimum of eight years of professional work experience and/or a combination of education and experience will be considered.



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At kp, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is vital to our global success. We welcome applicants from all identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We aim to create an inclusive culture where our employees feel empowered to play to their strengths and see themselves reflected in the organization without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual preference, marital status, or inclusion in any other protected class.

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