Health and Safety Specialist

  • Location
    Belleville, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Professional & executive - Consultant

We are currently hiring a Health and Safety Specialist in Belleville, ON for a 3-6-month contract with the possibility of extension.  This is a great opportunity to develop your experience within the health and safety industry, introduce yourself and your skills to a well-established global organization.

  • Location: Belleville, ON
  • Salaried role with the ability to travel up to 15% of the time.  Travel frequency is based on the needs of the business.
  • Job type: Full-time contract, with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent

    Here’s why you should apply:

  • Hires fast, pays weekly
  • 4% vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified
  • Possibility of a permanent opportunity
  • Generous referral bonuses - $100, speak to a Recruitment Consultant to learn more
  • Free training programs
  • Tight-knit culture with team events and workshops
  • Wellness and social responsibility initiatives
  • Transit accessible location in the heart of Mississauga
  • Casual dress code – not just on Fridays!
  • Job responsibilities include:

  • Implements, manages and monitors all corporate environmental, health, safety, and sustainability programs at the Belleville location, with additional support provided throughout the Organization as needed. 
  • Works with the management teams and associates to instill a genuine culture of awareness and responsibility across the facilities. 
  • Supports the preparation and implementation of site-specific procedures/requirements/programs that will ensure compliance with Corporate Programs as well as federal/state/local regulations.
  • Lead employee engagement efforts including serving as co-chair of the JHSC and providing oversight and coaching of safety committees and the company’s behavioral assessment process.
  • Provides support to the management team, associates and plant committees in order to ensure a safe work environment at each location.
  • Provides safety training which included new hire safety training as well as monthly training topics.
  • Provides monthly status reports regarding the initiatives of the plant EHS program.
  • Establishes and ensures that Site Committees are adhering to corporate standards, actively communicating to all plant personnel regarding EHS related issues and are developing the appropriate corrective action plans.
  • Provides relevant content and subject matter expertise to support:
  • Required EHS-related training at each of the locations
  • The development of thorough and complete incident investigations
  • The prevention of incidents through site visits that includes behavioral auditing, associate communication and statistical analysis
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as required.
  • Works closely with the Human Resources Department, and, where appropriate, the Ministry of Labor, to review and monitor workers compensation claims costs and develop plans to minimize active claims.
  • Keeps the Corporate Directors of Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability always informed of issues within assigned area of responsibility; escalates situations as needed to reach desired resolutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • To qualify, you should have:

  • At least 5 years of work experience managing safety, health, environmental and, sustainability functions in a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience working in the food, pharmaceutical, CPG, or similar industry is highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with a concentration in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Safety, Risk Management or a related Technical Field
  • CRSP/QEP is preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal pertaining to sustainability, safety, health and environmental requirements within a manufacturing environment as well as relevant consensus standards (e.g., CSA, ANSI, NFPA) and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Professional Certification
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment and solve problems across a diverse network of locations and resources
  • Ability to recognize areas for continuous improvement and recommend and implement strategies for improvement.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of proprietary business information always
  • Ability to effectively manage time, including the ability to prioritize, work within assigned deadlines, and work independently or collaboratively to accomplish organizational objectives.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while maintaining quality & accuracy standards
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook on an Intermediate to Advanced Level
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


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