The Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager is responsible for supporting the implementation of risk reduction, injury prevention, and safety and environmental compliance initiatives for the Burnaby, BC location. This position is responsible for the planning and execution of regulatory compliance efforts and emphasizes and models a continuous improvement safety culture. Responsibilities include: safety and environmental regulatory compliance, safety training and education, safety inspections, incident analysis, environmental reporting, emergency preparedness, worker’s compensation / claims management, and management of the established Safety and Risk Management Process (SRMP).
Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for leading site operations teams to advance core safety metrics and improve compliance audit scores.Ensure compliance with all environmental and safety regulations.Oversee employee trainings related to regulations, environmental topics, and company environmental, health, and safety standards. Lead Safety portion of New Hire Orientation to ensure new employees and non-employees are appropriately oriented to safety requirements and expectations. Ensure training is compliant, updated, and tracked to maintain compliance with applicable regulations and company standards.Serve as an active, on-the-floor, resource concerning employee health and safety. Leverage existing “safety scan” and audit processes to proactively identify unsafe conditions and behaviours. Develop and execute training for facility leaders and employees to improve risk and hazard identification.Serve as subject matter expert on incident investigations and provide guidance to leaders to complete investigations. Develop and maintain incident investigation procedures and training and deploy training to all leadership positions. Serve as lead incident investigator into significant safety incidents.Partner with the facility Plant Manager to develop and maintain Emergency Preparedness Plans & Procedures for the plant.Maintains the plant environmental, health, and safety budget; partners with Plant Manager to develop, secure approval for, and deploy capital and expense projects to improve employee health and safety.Tracks and reports on key performance indicators on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis, and develops long range strategies to address trends.Review near misses, accidents and incidents that occur, investigate, report, and manage corrective actions accordingly.Ensures transfer of environmental, health, and safety knowledge transfer to managers, supervisors, and employees in site business functions.Other duties, as assigned.
Education and Experience Required:Bachelors’ degree in Health, Safety, Risk Management, Loss Control or related EHS field OR equivalent experience.5+ years in environmental, health, safety management, or a related fieldExperience with industry standards and best practices with LOTO, Walking-Working Surfaces, Confined Space, Electrical Safety, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine GuardingExperience with Root Cause Analysis and Hazard IdentificationExperience translating regulatory compliance requirements into compliant and effective site safety practicesProficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and OutlookMust be able to work weekends and holidays, as needed
Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:Basic Knowledge of Labour laws and regulationsBasic Knowledge of Workers’ Compensation Act/WorkSafeBCBasic knowledge of MOL, MOE and other regulatory agenciesEffective verbal, written, interpersonal and instructional skillsCredibility and effective leadership skillsDemonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple prioritiesAbility to interpret safety or health problems or anomalies and identify appropriate solutionsCertified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar professional certification
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:Must be able to lift up to 50 poundsSitting at a work station for extended periods of timeMust be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environmentMust be able to bend and crawl for 3+ hours per shiftMust be able to climb ladders for 1+ hours per shiftMust be able to stand for 3+ hours per shiftMust be able to walk for 3+ hours per shiftMust be able to reach and grasp up to 3+ hours per shift