Reporting to the Plant Manager, the EHS Coordinator is a hands-on position providing leadership for the Health, Safety and Environment programs at the Plant. Working within the framework of World Class Manufacturing facility, this position is responsible for creating, supporting and sustaining an autonomous EHS culture, through mentoring and training that is consistent with the Company’s Values and Attitudes. This position is also responsible for developing and maintaining ISO systems, EHS standard operating procedures, risk identification, risk reduction awareness and methods.
- Implement, monitor and support defined environmental, health, and safety programs to ensure compliance with all applicable corporate and provincial workplace safety regulations, legislation and industry standards
- Provide interactive, hands-on leadership, training, coaching and mentoring to all hourly and salaried employees
- Coordinate all required safety training for but not limited to confined space, lock out/tag out, first aid, fall protection and conduct new hire and contractor safety orientation
- Conduct and ensure timely completion of workplace EHS investigations and accident/injury reporting using WCM tools
- Coach/lead Risk Assessments; lock out/tag out, working at heights, or other safe work plan processes
- Responsible for Workers’ Compensation claims administration, workplace accommodations and return to work plans
- Daily, weekly and monthly data entry into Corporate EHS systems and reports and maintain EHS training program to ensure proper training is provided for all Saint-Gobain Safety Standards
- Analyze EHS data to populate and use WCM Safety, Environmental and Health Pillar Boards
- Liaises with government entities and maintain all EHS related permits
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as needed and / or requested by management
Prepares capital cost estimates for expenditures that support our goals and may control aspects of expenditures within the approved budget. Tender negotiations with approved vendors.
Works in a manufacturing plant environment with limited HVAC, concrete floors, and exposure to industrial noise, dust, chemicals and temperature changes. Normal plant operation is 24 hours, 7 days a week and work hours may vary depending on business needs. May require long hours, and weekend and holiday work. May require travel by air and rental cars.
Must be able to spend a significant amount of time on plant floor. Job includes tasks that require long periods of sitting, walking, standing, working on a computer or engaging in telephone conversation. Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment necessary to comply with government and company safety standards whenever engineered methods of reducing hazards or physical requirements cannot be reasonably accommodated.
The above declarations are not intended to be all-inclusive of this position’s duties, responsibilities and requirements to do this job. They are intended only to describe its general nature.