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Safety Manager

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Safety Manager

4637 16th Ave NW, PO Box 2884
Fargo, North Dakota, 58102
United States

The Opportunity:

The Safety Manager is responsible for all activities related to occupational safety and health in the facility they are aligned to and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements and laws to prevent hazards and injuries. The Safety Manager manages and develops safety programs to educate supervisors and managers and to prevent hazards, risks, and injuries.

How you will impact WestRock

•  Develop and maintain safety education training program within the plant environment

•  Ensure that safety audits are completed in a timely manner

•  Maintain and update existing safety procedures, standard operating procedures, and policies

•  Provide critical information and documentation to 3rd party auditors as necessary

•  Manage compliance for environmental regulations (e.g. air permits, water runoff)

•  Assist in the continuous improvement of hazard identification and risk assessment

•  Ensure compliance with safety policies, regulations, and reporting in manufacturing

•  Perform hazardous risk assessments for tasks or jobs to identify potential hazards and develop risk           

    prevention plans.

•  Review and analyze accident/injury reports and data for accuracy and detail, ensuring corrective actions are


•  Serve as primary point of contact for worker’s compensation and general liability insurance end-to-end


•  Assist in administration of safety incentive program, including assessing participation, monitoring

    engagement, reviewing all data, and ensuring incentives are paid.

•  Model and promote an organizational culture that fosters safe practices through effective leadership and


•  Partner with manufacturing managers to review and improve safety practices and ensure adoption by


What you will need to succeed

  •  High School diploma or G.E.D. – Required
  •  Associate or Bachelor’s degree – Preferred
  •  Safety-related certification (e.g., MESH, CSP, ASP) – Preferred
  • Computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office
  •  Thorough knowledge of safety regulations, including OSHA, ANSI, and NFPA – Required
  • Minimum of 5 years in a safety program supervisory role – Required
  •  Government or professional training and compliance courses (e.g., OSHA 30-hour training) - Required

What we offer:

•  Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence

•  Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

•  An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential

•  A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and

     foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.



Full time
Salary Range
$73,000.00 - 111,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Fargo, ND 58126, US