Jobs at Gerresheimer

Expert Operational Safety

650 Highway 74 South, United States | Peachtree City | Full-time

Job Description

Independent safeguarding of company obligations in the field of occupational safety, especially in the core topic of industrial safety policy..


  • Independent participation in the design of workplaces, work processes and the working environment
  • Independent participation in the development/introduction of new work procedures/processes, taking into account occupational health and safety and accident prevention regulations
  • Carrying out safety-related inspections of operating systems, technical work equipment, work procedures and safety-related systems (e.g. sprinkler systems, extraction systems, fire extinguishers)
  • Transfer of legal provisions (occupational safety, accident prevention, equipment safety, chemicals law) to operational conditions and work towards their compliance, e.g. through workplace inspections, inspection and control of operating facilities, work processes/equipment/sites and personal protective equipment
  • Implementation of accident and damage investigations with regard to occupational safety and accident cause research and compilation of statistics
  • Record, evaluation and recording of accidents at work and develop proposals for measures to improve working conditions and eliminate hazards and deficiencies
  • Proactively promote safety-conscious behavior of employees through internal information seminars and notices as well as training/further education of safety officers, prepare and carry out internal audits as part of occupational health and safety management if necessary
  • Cooperation with HR, company doctor and works council in all questions of occupational safety and accident prevention
  • Cooperation with representatives of the trade inspectorate, fire supervision and the employers' liability insurance association (e.g. in the context of company / construction site inspections)
  • Participation in the definition of alarm and rescue equipment as well as in the development of fire protection organization and concepts
  • Participation in discussions with authorities, occupational safety events, exchange of experience and, if necessary, in expert committees (associations, authorities, ministries)
  • Preparation of activity reports (monthly/annual report), manage specialist literature/documentation in the safety-related field
  • Support of the operational safety management software (administration, user training, etc.)
  • Preparation of / participation in the occupational safety committee meetings Initiation and implementation of cost reduction and yield increase projects, management of such projects
  • Regular comparison and consolidation of the degree of target achievement per defined controlling unit (e.g. BU, PU, etc.)


Knowledge as acquired within the framework of a 3-year technical vocational training and expanded by means of relevant advancement training (e.g. Business Administrator or comparable). The function requires at least 3 years of professional experience in a comparable field of responsibility.

Completed further training in the field of occupational safety (e.g. specialist for occupational safety)

  • At least 5 years of professional experience, preferably in a manufacturing company
  • Expert knowledge in the fields of occupational safety (workplace design, analysis, occupational safety, accident prevention, etc.)
  • Experience in the application of an occupational safety management system according to DIN EN ISO 45001 (min. 2 years) 
  • Experience in the organization and execution of audits.
  • Safe application of common IT systems
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of operational safety management software (e.g. Quentic)
  • Consistency, perseverance
  • Decision-making ability
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work in a team and social adaptability
  • Clear and open communication
  • Resilience
  • Good ability to act as a role model for all employees.
  • Moderation and presentations
  • Thinking and acting in overall contexts
  • Highly developed entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Start-up initiation of structural changes
  • Strategic understanding of business issues when communicating with authorities

Additional Information

  • Monday - Friday
  • company health benefits, 401k, incentive bonuses


Food & drinks

We have a self -serve break area with drinks, snacks & light finger food for purchase.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities. We offer education reimbursement.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer the following benefits: 401 K Match up to 4.5%, Medical/ RX/ Dental/ Vision, Life LTD & STD, Optional Accidental / Critical Care and Illness & Hospitalization, Optional Spouse & Child

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Wellness & other incentives

Referral program, Gym incentive, Pacer step challenge

Note: Benefits might vary depending on the position.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 12,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2023 of around EUR 2bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!