Health & Safety Leader

Maumelle, Arkansas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

Job Info

You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your Health and Safety Leader role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world.

This role will provide organizational and functional leadership to ensure that the Maumelle Plant implements EHS systems that meet Kimberly-Clark Best Practices and federal and state regulatory requirements. The incumbent will provide leadership for continuous improvement in all EHS activities in support of achieving a loss-free environment.


  • Serve as the health and safety technical resource to all employees at the Maumelle Mill.

  • Work with site leaders to achieve health and safety objectives for the site.

  • Support and build capability for continuous improvement in all health and safety activities.

  • Keep records of health and safety performance measurements and metrics.

  • Participate in incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective actions.

  • Create and foster programs that lead to the creation of a culture where safety is recognized as a value and employees are motivated to develop and to use safe work habits.

  • Prepare materials and content for safety communications, training, and meetings.

  • Assist with developing, implementing, and maintaining safety policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Provide management and leadership in health and safety loss prevention.

  • Responsible for safety initiatives that achieve site safety objectives and result in an improvement in the site safety performance.

  • Ensure site compliance with OSHA, EPA, NFPA, and other federal and state mandated safety regulations.

  • Lead the team that implements site-wide health and safety initiatives which will include such programs as hazardous energy control, machine safeguarding, ergonomics and other programs as required to reach safety objectives.

  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve their individual/team contributions to achieve desired business results.

About Us:

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know that these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without skilled workers, like you. Here, you'll use your skills to make some of the most helpful things for billions of people all around the world - all in a safe, stable, and caring environment. While our products support better lives for billions of people around the world, our company passionately supports the ability for more than 45,000 employees to do their best work and enjoy life.

With manufacturing roles in 19 locations across the United States, there's more than one way to create your future with our winning team. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark; you just need to clock in!

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You:

A strong safety culture depends on dedicated leaders. They are the people who spearhead the fight for a safer work environment. A good safety leader isn't shy about bringing concerns to the attention of their superiors or about encouraging others to do their part to keep themselves and others safe.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree preferably in Health & Safety, Safety Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • Three or more years of manufacturing experience preferably with at least 3 years in an environmental, health and safety role

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of OSHA, EPA, NFPA, and other federal and state agencies

  • Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 - 10 years of experience in a safety role.

  • Experience in a plant and staff safety role.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

  • One year management and leadership experience

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Total Benefits

Our manufacturing employees are some of our most important workers, our most loyal fans and our favorite people, so we take care of them really well. We've listed just a few of the many offerings that the incumbent of this role would enjoy in this job ad. For a full overview of the many Benefits offered to Kimberly-Clark employees, go to

Great support for Good Health with options for medical, dental and vision coverage-and no waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions, you can start work with peace of mind.

Flexible Savings and spending accounts that let you maximize health care options and stretch your dollars further when caring for yourself or dependents.

Diverse Income protection insurance options to help protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury or other unexpected events.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and then email you a virtual job assessment to begin the official interview process. To prepare for the interview process, you can check out the Manufacturing Careers area on our website.

And finally, the fine print…

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

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