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At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties® Facial Brand. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Fort Edward, New York, and Macon, Georgia.

The Safety Leader is responsible for the site safety of the Irving Tissue, Macon facility.

This position reports to the Plant Manager and functions as a member of the site Leadership Team. Primary responsibilities will include managing the HSE Team and initiatives and actively encouraging the implementation of HSE best practices to reach our goal of zero lost time accidents. This is a hands on position and requires regular participation and support for HSE activities in the site including being out in the manufacturing areas on a regular basis to support HSE initiatives and the HSE Advisors.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement 3 year safety plan and manage site initiatives
  • Coaching & development of safety leaders
  • Provide ongoing support as required to management in the effective execution of HSE programs and initiatives
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the Incident Data Base and the generation of required reports and balanced scorecards
  • Manage all incidents to ensure proper investigation and root causes are arrived at with proper corrective actions implemented
  • Perform incident/injury analysis
  • Review, monitor and evaluate Contractor Safety Programs and provide ongoing HSE support
  • Manage the HSE inspection and audit process programs
  • Insure the facility is compliant with all state and federal regulations and requirements
  • Review and update as required, existing policies, programs and procedures in consultation with key stakeholders and the Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Site liaison with OSHA as required


  • Education Required: Post-secondary education in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • 10 years of progressive and leadership experience within a manufacturing industry.
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills with experience in leading change
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting up to senior level audiences
  • Ability to influence with and without authority

What We Offer:

  • Excellent Benefits:
    • Including health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k match, vacation, tuition & wellness reimbursement, and more.
  • Advancement Opportunities:
    • There are plentiful opportunities to promote to higher level positions in our organization. While seniority does play a role in movement up the Lines of Progression, most employees who wish to achieve the higher levels are only limited by their own desire to progress and willingness to learn. If you are someone who believes you can achieve great things for yourself and our Company, then you are the person we want on our team!

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Posting will remain open until position is filled. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


For more information on our products and services, click here.




Irving Tissue, a division of Irving Consumer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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