Current Openings

Safety Leader

Posted: Aug 25, 2017

Safety Leader Position Details:


Provide safety leadership and strategic direction to the facility. This position will create long term value for the organization by ensuring that safety & health excellence and performance improvement is facilitated through the culture; that safety & health strategies effectively address the site’s risk profile; Compliance management systems are effectively applied to safety and health programs, process safety methodologies and practices are sustained in covered processes and applied beyond those covered processes, and appropriate leading and trailing metrics are effectively utilized.


The ideal candidate must be able to embrace and facilitate change, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have the capacity to efficiently balance multiple activities, programs, and priorities. The candidate will serve as a mentor for mill leadership and all employees for the value creation associated with a process safety approach to managing operations.  The position requires enhanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, demonstrate good judgment and sound decision making skills, good organization skills, and the ability to lead through others in maintaining and improving the safety and health process and performance of the operation.




This position has responsibility for occupational safety & health and reports directly to the site’s General Manager.


  • Provide leadership and direction to achieve the safety & health vision through management commitment and employee ownership.
  • Ensures the facility safety vision remains evergreen, describes the vision of a better state and that employee objectives are connected to the vision.
  • Facilitate the organization’s safety & health ownership through integration of the safety & health management system.
  • Lead the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards.  Communicate and expect from employees a vision of lowering risk tolerance / preference.
  • Assist facility leadership with the development of short and long-term safety & health objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that identify critical hazards, prioritize, and mitigate risks.
  • Oversight of evaluation, interpretation, and compliance with safety and health laws, regulations and permits as it relates to the operation of the facility.
  • Provide a good foundation and solid understanding of Georgia-Pacific safety and health standards and all OSHA and Federal and State regulations.
  • Utilize development plans to grow safety & health talent, skills, and knowledge.
  • Ensure the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs.
  • Facilitate and represent the facility during agency inspections and regulatory interactions.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years Safety & Health experience in an industrial, chemical process or manufacturing environment
  • Prior safety & health leadership experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in safety, engineering, or related field
  • Experience in a process safety management environment
  • Prior work experience in an integrated pulp and paper manufacturing facility
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing and/or chemical processes
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification or demonstrated progress to achieve CSP
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Software (Access – database creation/tracking and reporting, Excel – sorting data and creating tables, Outlook – scheduling, Word – document creation/editing and PowerPoint – presentation creation/editing)


If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Colleen Doerr, Senior Recruiter, at:; (616) 796.2282 or apply on our website:

HSE Engineering – Neptune; Tallassee, AL

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

Neptune has an opening for an HSE Engineer.  We are looking for a degreed Engineer with 0-5 years industrial experience.  The job will be posted on our web site in the Careers section.  Interested applicants may contact below directly, or apply online.

Bob Forrester, HSE | NEPTUNE | 1600 AL Hwy 229  Tallassee, AL  36078

Desk: 334.283.7257 | Cell: 334.799.2072 | Fax: 334.283.7299 |

Loss Control Safety Director, AL

Posted: Jun 18, 2017

HELP WANTED… our company MRM located in Birmingham Alabama is looking to hire a full-time loss control safety director. This individual will work out of the Birmingham office and will travel the state of Alabama, visiting with existing clients doing loss control inspections for property and casualty insurance programs. Great benefits and compensation including travel expense and or company car will be furnished. If you know of anyone that is interested, please have them email resume or cover letter expressing interest to my email below. Thx,

Terry Young

President – MRM

Senior EHS Specialist Career Opportunity – Joy Global – AL

Posted: May 24, 2017

We have an opening for a Senior EHS Specialist in WInfield, AL. Qualifications:

– B.S. degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management or related field.

– Minimum 7 years practical EHS experience in the heavy industrial and manufacturing sectors with increasing roles and responsibilities and a minimum of 2 years previous management experience. Mining experience helpful but not required.

– A Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) designation is desirable.

– Comprehensive understanding of all Federal, State, OH&S regulations and standards as they relate to General Industry and Mining operations (OSHA, MSHA, DOT, EPA, DEP, etc).

– OSHA 500 Train the Trainer and additional training expertise in DOT, EPA, DNR, Hazardous Communication, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, – Hoisting and Rigging/Crane Operator Safety Training, Aerial Work Platform, and behavioral based safety management are desired.

– Knowledge of Workers’ Compensation Claims Management and best management practices – Capability to maintain multiple accountabilities and relationships.

– Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills combined with the ability to influence and coach others to receive and manage change

– Considerable ability to plan and prioritize EHS initiatives and work with others to execute strategic priorities

– Strong capability to lead organization through change and ability to lead multiple projects If interested,

Please send me a copy of your resume and we can schedule a time to discuss.

Thank you!

Brooke Owens, CIR


Safety & Health Intern / Co-Op Job – Komatsu Mining

Posted: May 17, 2017

Komatsu Mining Corporation

Safety & Health Intern / Co-Op Job Description



Position Title: Safety & Health Intern / Co-Op


Position Type:  Intern / Co-Op


Job Description:  Komatsu Mining Corporation is a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions.  The Company manufactures and markets original equipment and aftermarket parts and services for the industry.  Komatsu Mining Corporation –Winfield Operations is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Safety & Health Intern / Co-Op position.  The candidate will assist the Site management, EHS and Safety Committee with the following tasks: Risk Assessment / Hazard identification, Safety Observations, Facility Hazard Communication Program management to include maintenance of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) system, assist with the review of our existing EHS procedures and policies, conduct facility EHS work area gap reviews, assist with contractor safety surveillance and conduct general EHS administrative assistance for the operations to help improve performance.


Job Task Breakdown

  • Assist with New Employee EHS Induction
  • Review OSHA 300 logs & Incident logs and provide feedback to site leadership on incident trending
  • Review and improve EHS Training Modules and Presentations
  • Develop an understanding of our “Drive To Zero Harm” mentality and our behavior based safety culture-Safe Start
  • Gain understanding of the companies: EHS Corporate Policy, Safety Principles, Cardinal Safety Rules and Critical Safety Risks
  • Perform EHS Gap Reviews by department (ongoing for duration)
  • Assist the location with the Emergency Preparedness Plan (EPP), Training and Fire/In Shelter Drills
  • Assist the location with EHS Policy and Procedure review, revision and communications to supervision and employees
  • Assist the location with Safety Data Sheet (SDS) uploading into the Site Hawk site
  • Participate in Safety Committee meetings and support/drive for closure of open items
  • Perform Safety Observations and Hazard Identifications plantwide (duration of internship)
  • Assist location with Formal Risk Assessments and Job Safety Analysis revision and development
  • Assist the location with implementation of key EHS initiatives during the internship


  • Assist with the locations EHS Improvement Plan and Safety Improvement Plan during internship
  • Perform routine plant walk throughs to identify hazards and unsafe behaviors
  • Assist the location with EHS related training
  • Participate in monthly EHS Audits as performed by the safety committee

Required Skills:  The successful applicant should have excellent communications, organizational and interpersonal skills, be proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and be able to work independently with regards to coordinating a variety of task and activities.


Required Education:  Safety & Health Science Major who has completed at least their sophomore year and is in good academic standing.