Do you have a passion for health and safety in the workplace? Do you take pride through increasing workplace safety and efficiencies? Then we have an opportunity for you!
Our client, a multinational automotive manufacturer, has succeeded not only because of their foundation but because of their people and so requires a Health & Safety Specialist to join their dynamic team. As the successful candidate you will develop, implement and maintain Health & Safety policies for the facility, while continuing to communicate these policies, provide guidance, as well as make recommendations for improvements. You will have the responsibility to create and implement comprehensive Health & Safety programs that are responsive to corporate objectives while managing all WSIB claims, and handling the responsibilities in the areas of general industrial hygiene & safety, ergonomics, accident prevention, and physical safety. This role will provide training for individuals where qualifications allow and manages outside training sources when necessary. As the successful candidate you will be liaising with outside agencies (WSIB, Ministry of Labour), conducting accident reports and reporting annual statistics.
To become the successful candidate you must have a Post-Secondary Education in Occupational Health and Safety or a related discipline coupled with a minimum of 5 years experience preferably from within an automotive environment. This position requires an individual with a very hands-on approach and who can work well in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a strong understanding of Environmental, Health & Safety legislation.