Safety Manager

Location: ON Posted Date: March 20, 2017
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Employer Job Id: CareerMine Job Id: 1345230

This position reports to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the following primary responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and administers safety programs at the Picton, Ontario plant and assure compliance with Corporate Safety Policies, Provincial, and Federal legislation and regulations, and Transport Canada.
  • Conducts compliance inspections by actively walking the plant daily to review safety practices and potential hazards.
  • Performs or co-ordinates industrial hygiene tests as required.
  • Assures that all employees, visitors and contractors are properly trained in job hazards and safe work practices. 
  • Conducts safety audits as needed, represents plant to regulatory inspectors and agencies such as OHSA, Transport Canada and others.
  • Assists in developing and administering task training for all employees and newly hired employees
  • Responsible for administering Common Core Training for all new employees
  • Chairs the Joint Safety and Health Committee.
  • Assists in developing or locating specialized training programs
  • Maintains accurate record keeping of safety compliance and employee training records.
  • Effectively manages reduction of all accidents  in the workplace
  • Manages all Workers Compensation claims and accident reporting effectively
  • Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging regulatory issues for employee safety and health and ensures compliance with provincial, federal legislation and company policies
  • Provides guidance on the purchase and maintenance of safety equipment.
  • Ensures safety systems are maintained and data is accurate
  • Jointly works with Human Resources and other members of Regional Safety Team to develop programs and policies.
  • Ensures compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, performing training, monitoring compliance, etc.
  • Proactively manages health and safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health and safety performance.
  • Participate in the [Company] Audit Program as an auditor for other locations.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in safety or industrial hygiene or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Mine Safety Professional qualification preferred, minimum of 3-5 years safety managerial experience in a heavy manufacturing or mining environment required
  • Experience in industrial hygiene sampling and computation.
  • Knowledge of provincial & federal legislation and regulations pertaining to safety, i.e., OHSA.
  • Experience as a trainer in safety subjects.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office products - SAP experience preferred
  • Accurate record keeping and ability to prepare reports and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in skill sets such as problem solving, team building, creativity, strategic thinking, and decision making
  • Excellent organizational, and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work closely with the workforce and plant supervisory level to create and maintain a strong plant safety culture.

We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. One of the ways we do this is to offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.

Your salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills. 

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