Welch Packaging
  • Elkhart, IN, USA
  • Full Time


Facilitate and drive the Welch Safety System throughout the Company

Key Responsiblities

  1. Develop a systematic and organized approach to following and complying to environmental, health and safety regulations
  2. Maintain and implement corporate safety policies
  3. Serve as chairperson of the Company's Safety Steering Committee. Conducts monthly meetings of the Steering Committee, as well as meetings to assess recordable incidents.
  4. Support the Manufacturing Teams to establish and maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment through the enforcement of proper safety procedures
  5. Develop system for effective Safety communication for Associates, through Plant Safety Committees, Safety Shorts, plant meetings, etc.
  6. Chart appropriate Safety Performance, focused on charting of incidents, incident rates and root cause analysis.
  7. Provides administrative support to location HR and production teams for workers compensation.
  8. Serve as the Environmental and Safety Subject Matter Expert (SME) to all locations, providing support for training, analysis, audits, OSHA liaison, etc.
  9. Coordinates with outside resources for facility audits and support (BWC, Gibson, Fire Departments, etc.)
  10. Conduct Incident Investigations in conjunction with location management.
  11. Ensure consistency for training, development, disciplinary actions and documentation
  12. Serve as the Associates' Safety Advocate.
  13. Comply with all Company policies and procedures
  14. Additional duties as assigned by management.


  1. Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience
  2. Minimum 5 years experience in Safety/Environmental Management in a Corrugated manufacturing environment required
  3. Strong skills in the utilization of applicable computer software, such as Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Power Point, Word)

Physical Demands

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials during the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion.

Work Environment

The performance of this position will require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as Safety Glasses, Shoes and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.



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