Human Resources

Amos

DIRECTOR HEALTH AND SAFETY

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DESCRIPTION

The Director Health and Safety will collaborate with leaders across the organization to achieve and maintain operational excellence in health and safety. He leads the implementation, execution and maintenance of a corporate-wide health and safety strategy.  The Director will work with all levels of management to support business objectives and act as a change agent to ensure compliance with the organization’s health and safety objectives.

TASKS

  • Promote a unified vision of health and safety throughout the organization;
  • Act as a leader in the development of an organizational culture where health and safety is central to all activities;
  • Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of the health and safety program;
  • Participates in the definition of the organization’s strategic health and safety objectives and facilitates the development of action plans with operations and local health and safety managers;
  • Ensure that the risk assessment process is in place and is continually reviewed and ensures the issuance of safe policies, procedures, rules, work instructions and controls to appropriately address them;
  • Oversee incident and accident investigations to ensure that root cause analysis is used to prevent recurrence and improve programs; ensure that the results of workplace inspections are used to improve programs;
  • Establish a health and safety dashboard with key performance indicators to identify opportunities for improvement;
  • Implement and oversee the disability management program and oversee the return to work and modified work program;
  • Ensure all employees and managers are aware of and trained on their health and safety responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration, industrial relations, health and safety;
  • 15 years of experience in health and safety management with at least 5 years managing a team of health and safety specialists in a multi-site industrial environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of the laws, standards and regulations governing occupational health and safety in Quebec and Ontario.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

  • Proficiency in the Office suite;
  • Good ability to manage stress;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change;
  • Ability to travel to plants;

Bilingualism (oral and written).

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