Job Order #4012

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Posted Date: 5/23/2019
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Position Title: Sr Environment Health and Safety Specialist
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Location: Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
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Description: Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Sr. Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for the Health, Safety and Environmental programs including company wide required training and direction in safe handling and use of company product, materials and equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assumes full Health and Safety responsibility and representation in absence of Department Manager.
• Coordinate the Health, Safety, and Environmental programs to ensure employee safety and satisfaction, as well as compliance with legal and other requirements.
• Ensure the Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with ISO14001. Report performance of the EMS to senior management.
• Responsible for compliance with IATF16949 and ISO14001 documented systems and authority to initiate appropriate action to prevent nonconformity.
• Implement Health & Safety program to prevent workplace accidents and injuries.
• Establish documented policies, procedure and safety work instructions. Review annually and update as required.
• Accountable for successful conformance on all audits and inspections.
• Monitor all disability management claims to minimize expense, actively manage cases for expedient return to work.
• Report status of action plans and KPI’s to management team and corporate head office.
• Provides meaningful statistics and recommendations to Management in a timely manner to ensure continued improvement of workplace Health, Safety, Environment and Loss Control.
• Develop presentations and reference material as required for training and plant meetings.
• Coordinate the activities of the JHSC.
• Review all accident / incident investigations and monthly inspection reports and provides leadership in developing corrective action.
• Administer first aid when necessary and complete required reports.
• Perform regular workplace inspections.
• Liaise with Engineering and Maintenance departments to ensure safety and ergonomic compliance on all new and existing equipment.
• Conduct Health & Safety / Environmental training needs analysis. Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all associates; conduct new associate safety orientation.
• Maintain strict confidentiality of all information obtained, written or verbal, within the Human Resources department.
• Promote safety in the workplace. Instruct workers in safety, including the use of personal protective equipment, proper housekeeping, how to recognize unsafe work conditions.
• Coordinate the development and implementation of CI suggestions related to Health & Safety or Environmental initiatives.
• Other duties as may be required.


REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Occupational Health and Safety Degree / Diploma.
• Minimum 5 years related experience in an automated manufacturing environment OR a related Post-Secondary Diploma / Degree with equivalent experience (as described).
• Sound knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety, Workers Compensation and Environmental legislation


REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Proven ability to effectively coach and mentor teams in such a way as to promote and maintain a high level of trust and integrity
• Strong communicator both verbally and written
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be self-motivated.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
• Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Excellent leadership skills.
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
• Required First Aid Certification and JHSC Level II


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