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Avery Dennison Safety Manager in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

We are looking for a Safety, Health and Security Manager to join our Adhesive Manufacturing Site in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania site within Avery Dennison. In this role, you will participate on our leadership team and report to the Plant Manager. If you are a motivated individual that enjoys driving safety culture and engaging employees at all levels, and on all shifts to improve safety performance and drive a zero tolerance culture - this job is for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Organizing and controlling the Safety, Health and Security functions of the site across manufacturing and labs to ensure that an effective accident prevention program is maintained.

  • Conduct chemical and industrial health and safety education and training to support regulatory and business requirements.

  • Oversee the site’s Process Safety Management (PSM) manual to assure compliance with OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard.

  • Ensure thorough investigations for all releases, injuries and near-misses and complete proper proper reporting.

  • Managing PPE compliance program.

  • Maintaining the facility's compliance records for permits. Reviewing Federal, State and local regulation changes that impact permits and permit compliance.

  • Managing the safety program to assure compliance with corporate audit protocols.

  • Identifying and evaluating hazardous conditions and practices and developing hazard control practices and programs.

  • Actively manage a contractor safety program to ensure compliance to corporate EHS standards.

  • Managing the site industrial hygiene program. Coordinate periodic industrial hygiene monitoring of noise, air quality and other IH levels.

  • Reviewing plant incident statistics and making recommendations for correction of problem areas.

  • Conducting periodic risk assessments of plant machinery, equipment, chemical handling practices and working conditions to ensure conformance to appropriate safety and sanitary standards and regulations.

  • Provide advice, assist, and audit the front line leadership to ensure that effective safety culture leadership is implemented and working.

  • Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies and support the the Safety Committees as a resource

  • Actively represent the site on the Clinton County LEPC.

  • Organize site emergency response activities, including Haz-Mat Team training and Incident Command.

  • Ensure the preparedness for site emergency response scenarios, including training of the site Haz Mat Team.

  • Author compliant Safety Data Sheets and labels for domestic and international shipments using authoring software, including DOT, IATA, ADP, IMDG shipping regulation hazard classification.

  • Chemical Hygiene Officer for the Global R&D Team laboratory.

  • Ensure Health and Safety records are current and accurate.

  • Serve on the site’s Operations Leadership Team.

  • Actively participate in the Corporate EHS Network.

  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety management or related discipline

  • 5+ years of EHS leadership experience with progressive work assignments. Advanced professional EHS certification (CSP, CIH,) and experience with chemical safety desired.

  • A working knowledge of OSHA’s PSM Standard 1910.119, General Industry, and Construction Standards.

  • Strong leadership, managerial, training, and mentoring skills.

  • Industrial safety and occupational EHS within a chemical manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Detailed knowledge of regulatory requirements and EHS policies, procedures and programs.

  • Experience in NFPA 101 life safety codes, NFPA 70 OSHA Regulations, Hazcom / GHS Requirements, and Industrial hygiene.

  • Strong Project/Problem resolution skills.

  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and function specific software.

  • Good written, verbal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong coaching, facilitating and training skills.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact 440.534.6080 or jacqueline.williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled