Health and Safety Manager in Memphis, TN at KRUGER PRODUCTS – KTG USA

Date Posted: 4/16/2024

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Job Description

The Health & Safety Manager develops, implements, evaluates, and manages occupational safety programs and policy to ensure the Memphis facility meets and/or exceeds federal, state and local government regulatory compliance. Additionally he/she will partner with mill leadership to ensure employee compliance with all safety policies and procedures.

The Health & Safety Manager reports to the Human Resource Manager


  • Assist and support department leaders to ensure each department is meeting regulatory compliance
  • Coordinates the development and revision of safety policies, procedures and programs
  • Provide support and/or oversight to operations and maintenance for implementation of Safe Work Practices, Industrial Hygiene and Emergency Response Programs.
  • Manages workers compensation program including the coordination of modified duty programs
  • Facilitates the investigation of incidents, accidents or injuries and completes and submits accident/incident reports required by the company and regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures proper safety training of all newly hired employees and continuing safety training for current employees
  • Conducts assessments to ensure employees are modeling appropriate safety behavior
  • Completes risk analysis to prioritize risk in operations and develops action plans for reduction or elimination of risk at source.
  • Partner with managers and employees to positively impact the Facility’s Safety Culture business results
  • Liaison to TOSHA and other regulatory agencies that the company is required to interact with
  • Provide support in assisting/backing the Continuous Improvement Environmental Manager
  • Coordinate external/internal safety audits required by regulatory agencies, customers and/or the company
  • Responsible for the development of strategic plans to address identified audit issues
  • Audits the plant safety systems, processes, procedures, and products to assess adequacy, degree of use, and effectiveness while identifying areas for improvement. Initiate improvements and/or adjustments to processes and systems when required
  • Manage and coordinate the Audiometric Testing program
  • Collaborate with vendors to ensure all purchased PPE meets the specific mill needs and requirements.
  • Manages the facilities security by partnering with contracted security company
  • Every employee must implement Kruger environmental policy in their daily tasks. In particular, employees are responsible to abide by legal and corporate environmental requirements and must adhere to all environmental procedures. Every employee is responsibly to report all environmental incidents and any potential environmental hazards

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Safety or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an occupational health and safety role in an industrial, manufacturing establishment required, or must have CSP certification with a minimum of 2 years direct safety management experience required
  • Experience working with environmental management desired
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Occupational Health and Safety, OSHA, State and Federal regulations and standards
  • Experience managing Workers Compensation process
  • Communicates effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to conduct training programs and make group presentation
  • Plan and organize your own work activities, manage work time efficiently, work independently
  • To have proven complex analytical skills as well as ability to develop sound recommendations and solutions
  • Demonstrated accountability and responsibility for independent judgment and successful outcomes
  • Office procedures, methods, including computers and Microsoft Office and other applicable software and databases
  • Key Competencies including: candor/integrity, influencing & building partnerships, team work, accountability, problem solving, and customer focus
  • Consistent track record for executing performance objectives and delivering results


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