|HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT SUPERVISOR
Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the HSE Manager will provide leadership to build a collective safety culture aimed at educating the business to drive safety compliance with a proactive approach and emphasis on leading indicators.
- Direct and indirect responsibility for approximately 20 businesses units in Ontario and across Canada.
- Responsible for the day-to-day leadership of staff, group of two direct reports.
- Conduct annual performance evaluations
- Team attendance tracking, mentoring and directing
- Ensures compliance with federal, provincial, and local environmental and occupational health legislation and regulations
- Develops, implements, and evaluates HSE programs and HSE procedures to ensure regulatory/company compliance
- Work with all Canadian safety representatives and be the primary lead on policies and procedures related to Canadian legislation.
- Workplace injury management to include WSIB and/or MOL reporting, training and injury reduction
- Develops and implements programs and record keeping systems to track and evaluate environmental compliance and staff injury and illness experience
- Conducts trend analysis and develops action plans for improvement
- Facilitates and develops work processes for audits, accident investigations, incident investigations and site inspections of operational procedures, facility design, equipment and materials
- Analyzes data in compliance with current regulations and makes appropriate recommendations to prevent new or recurring accidents and environmental issues
- Develops training plans and responsibilities for employee training, including emergency preparedness, material handling, WHMIS, TDG, monthly safety talk training, etc.
- Coordinate and facilitate HSE training programs and initiatives such as industrial hygiene testing, confined space reports, etc.
- Facilitate investigations of HSE incidents including completion of RCA’s and implementation and closure of corrective actions
- Manages the sites Environmental program to include regular environmental team meetings, new chemical approval process, and new equipment purchase and process changes
- Ensures compliance with annual environmental reporting requirements (i.e. NPRI, TRA, etc.)
- Business Liaison to the MOL, MOE, Fire Department, Insurance Company and Landlord
- Provide guidance and assistance to the sites’ Joint Health & Safety Coordinator
- Attend and represents the company’s interest in WSIB appeal hearings
- Review and assist senior management and legal counsel in HSE legal matters
- Monthly & quarterly safety reporting
- Performs any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned
- Requires University degree
- Minimum 10 years of Health and Safety experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
- Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role
- Demonstrated effective leadership skills
- Able to remain positive and adapt to frequent change in the workplace, including delays and/or unexpected events
- Strong communication skills to engage, motivate and lead employees
- Strong decision making and problem solving skills
- Business acumen to understand and interpret associated KPIs related to company and department performance
- Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
- Must have excellent knowledge of federal, provincial and local environmental and occupational health legislation and regulations