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Environmental Health Safety & Security Coordinator

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Stratford, ON, CA, N5A 6T3

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A.O. Smith are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.  A.O. Smith Canada is looking for an EHSS Coordinator that will serve both Ontario facilities (Fergus and Stratford).  

Primary Function

Provides support in all Environmental Health Safety & Security (EHSS) functions and coordinates plant wide safety and environmental efforts and compliance. Responsibilities may include but not limited to EHSS specific projects, program implementation, audits, training, compliance, risk assessments, and EHSS systems administration.

Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the HR Supervisor, develop, coordinate, and maintain EHSS projects and tasks related to local and corporate Safety and Environmental programs
  • Work to integrate and maintain EHSS programs, including ISO 45001 and ISO 14001
  • Work with plant leadership to execute and engage plant employees in EHSS programs and processes, including training, compliance, security standards and mitigating critical risks.
  • Aid facilities with regulatory and corporate policy compliance
  • Participate on the global A.O. Smith EHS council
  • Conduct risk assessments and plant safety inspections at Stratford and Fergus Ontario locations
  • Review and annually update the corporate ISO documents in EHSS management system.
  • Manage Emergency Management Plan administration to ensure compliance across locations
  • Perform the role of Joint Health & Safety committee employer co-chair 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • University degree or college diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.  Equivalent certification or related work experience will also be considered
  • Minimum of 1+ years of experience in EHS
  • Demonstrated understanding of safety and environmental requirements at the federal, provincial, and local requirements (OHSA and regulations)
  • Position requires up to 25% travel, must be able and willing to travel to Stratford and Fergus Ontario, valid drivers’ licence

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with ISO 14001/ 45001 systems
  • Proven proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be comfortable working with various technologies/databases
  • Ability to prepare presentations and utilize effective training techniques
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working within a unionized environment
  • Ability to apply, lead, and implement programs to ensure compliance
  • Strong communication skills to both listen and communicate, both orally and written to all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

 

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.


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