Environmental Health & Safety Specialist/ Eng

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
PositionAutomotive
Degree RequiredYes

Job Description

On behalf of our World Class Manufacturing client we are recruiting for an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist/Engineer.

OVERALL OBJECTIVES:

  • Plan, coordinate, implement and maintain comprehensive Environmental Health & Safety programs to ensure the continued compliance with all applicable corporate policies and government regulations for salary, hourly bargaining unit, contract employees and contractors within an existing established framework.
  • Manage the Multi-Site Joint Health and Safety Committee the client
  • Coordinate a robust training program for all new and existing salary, hourly and contract employees in compliance with corporate and government regulations and standards.
  • Monitor changes to Environmental Health and Safety legislation and ensure current safety programs and practices are in compliance with changes.
  • Ensure activities of service providers and construction contractors are in compliance with corporate policy and government regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all Environmental Health & Safety programs to ensure compliance with applicable Provincial regulations and corporate policies. Investigate and develop resolutions to environmental and safety concerns, work refusals with all hourly, salary and contract employees.
  • Co-Chair multi-site JHSC
  • Represent the client during Corporate EH&S Compliance Audits.
  • Develop training plans and maintain records for all employees, contract associates and students as required by corporate policies and government regulations.
  • Represent the company during Ministry of Labour (MOL) visits and investigate, resolve and close subsequent MOL orders.
  • Coordinate and perform Prestart Safety Reviews and Safety Buy-offs for all new equipment and activities.
  • Manage the professional consulting services including conducting Prestart Safety Reviews, Confined Space Hazard Assessments and Rescue Plans.
  • Lead the World Class Manufacturing Environmental Health & Safety pillar

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree or diploma in Environmental Engineering, Human Resources, Labour Relations, Risk Management or related field.
  • 5-10 years of experience with Environmental compliance, Occupational Health and Safety, risk management or safety related experience in construction or industrial environment.
  • Minimum Level 1 Health & Safety certification registered with WSIB an asset.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a unionized labour environment.
  • Strong project management, organizational, teamwork, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to accept a wide variety of assignments including some outside the realm of Environmental health and safety in a customer service-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge in Office Suite and Google Workspace software.
  • Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Personal Computer Applications, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database.
  • Proficient in professional writing and speaking skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to explain technical information to non-technical personnel.
  • Well organized.
  • Highly motivated/self starter.
  • Desire to excel in the environmental field.
  • Understanding of environmental impact on manufacturing processes.
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