Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Manager

LocationChatham, Ontario
DepartmentHealth & Safety
Reports ToPlant Manager
Position Overview

This position will lead the EH&S function by providing direction and support at all levels in the plant. This position will monitor and assess compliance, organize and provide training, ensure tests are conducted and perform field investigations. The individual will determine sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil. The individual will ensure that all plant environmental, health and safety policies, guidelines and programs are in compliance with regulatory requirements and report on the EH&S Management System.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop, recommend, implement and communicate policies and establish goals to assist the plant in meeting the requirements of site, corporate and governmental standards
  • Develop, organize and provide EH&S training across the site
  • Participate in and oversee all internal and external audits for plant EH&S systems
  • Lead the registration and maintenance of the EH&S Management Systems and report on their effectiveness to the Plant Manager and leadership team
  • Participate in root cause analysis (RCA) and other process improvement events when necessary
  • Provide plant safety orientation for new employees as well as generic safety training for all contractors
  • Responsible for environmental complaints-programs, record keeping, communication and response to concerns internally and externally
  • Arrange for the collection of samples to assist in evaluation of atmospheric pollutants
  • Support the plant activities by ensuring compliance with all Environmental, Health & Safety regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate activities associated with the EH&S Committee
  • Oversee the 3rd party Security Agency contract and activities
  • Participate in Corporate Functional Team on Environment, Health & Safety to establish best practices
  • Maintain and expand positive company image with Government agencies, employees and external customers
  • Support a high standard of housekeeping and advocating 5S opportunities within facility
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience in Health & Safety, Environmental Science, or other related fields
  • Specific training in the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • CRSP Designation preferred
  • Knowledgeable of environmental regulations, and work experience in environmental aspects and procedures
  • Prior work experience within an industrial plant environment is desired.