Health and Safety Specialist / Manufacturing


Health and Safety

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CAD83000.00-85000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Stoney Creek, ON - (CAN) 435 McNeilly Road Suite 106 ON Stoney Creek , ON L8E 5E3 Phone : 905-527-1534



Job Description

Our growing Burlington client who is a leader in manufacturing is looking for a Health and Safety Specialist to join their team managing the Burlington and Calgary Facility. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years related experience and will be comfortable travelling to Calgary once a month. The following are the responsibilities:

The Health and Safety Specialist will be a leader in the development, deployment and continuous improvement of programs and systems that support environmental, health and safety excellence. The position will foster a culture of proactivity, accountability, engagement and sustainability through robust programs and processes with the primary goal of reducing loss and liability throughout the assigned region. This key role will lead EHS matters to ensure the Company meets or exceeds legislative, corporate and industry requirements, as well as best practice standards.

Key Accountabilities

* Provide support to the development, implementation, and management of safety programs (LOTO, Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.) to ensure compliance with OHSA and applicable environmental standards at multiple locations.

* Investigate accidents, prepare and maintain required reports. Identify countermeasure to prevent reoccurrence.

* Provide new hire orientation outlining the Company's high expectations regarding safety rules and regulations.

* Integrate and partner with the EHS team to promote a proactive safety culture focused on incident prevention and regulatory compliance.

* Organize and participate in all Joint Health Safety Committee (JHSC) activities.

* Develop specific EHS objectives and create actions plans to meet those objectives.

* Maintain, review and report EHS performance, identifying opportunities for improvement along with implementing preventative and corrective actions as required.

* Conduct internal EHS audits to ensure regulatory compliance.

* Work with site leadership team to ensure all key EHS operational controls are in place and EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis.

* Develop, deliver and/or coordinate EHS training and training tools.

* Manage and maintain site specific internal EHS systems and reporting tools.

* Assure appropriate countermeasures are properly identified to prevent reoccurrence utilizing a robust incident investigation process including 5-Why root cause analysis.

* Ensure timely coordination of all regulatory or Company required testing and training, including industrial hygiene testing as assigned.


* Post-secondary school diploma or degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related field or study.

* Attention to detail and capability to analyze data and make sound conclusions.

* Ability to actively participate in team-oriented processes influence team engagement and to drive team decision making to conclusions/solutions.

* Must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of regulatory EHS standards including Ontario and Alberta.

* Knowledge of current safety and loss control practices is essential.

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.3 to 5 years of relevant EHS experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

You must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Hours- 8:30am-4:30pm

Salary- 83k-85k

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity then please email your resume directly to [email protected]