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EHS Specialist (Designated)

Company: Linamar Corp
Location: Arden
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

EHS Specialist (Designated)The EHS Specialist position, under direct supervision, is responsible for partaking in establishing and implementing organization policies and procedures in regards to local, and federal environmental health and safety regulations. Additional responsibilities include, ensuring compliance with regulations and procedures by carrying out and evaluating regular audits of laboratories and facilities, In addition, provide information and training in emergency response procedures, hazardous material handling, and industrial hygiene policies. Candidate must be available to respond to critical situations and must reside within 15 miles of the facility.Powering Vehicles, Motion, Work, and Lives since 1966.Performance Expectations Conduct health and safety audits; both compliance and program based. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all applicable OSHA and EPA regulations. Assure facility is in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations through routine audits and inspections. File relevant government reports (Tier II, Form R) and ensure all environmental permits (Air, Water, Waste) are maintained. Develop good working relationships with state and local authorities (i.e. state/local environmental and safety agencies, wastewater authorities, fire departments, etc..) as well as appropriate Environmental Health and Safety contacts. Prepare comprehensive written reports with clear findings and recommendations. Monitor, measure, and report on environmental health and safety performance. Act as an environmental health and safety resource to the Groups and facilities. Review current policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act/Regulations and other relevant workplace legislation. Carries out health and safety objectives and programs within the facility. Develop, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures of the facility. Guide and assist the Joint Health and Safety Committee at the facility. Provide safety training to all managers/supervisors, employees, and Joint Health and Safety Committee. Ensure health and safety orientation/job specific training for all employees. Review Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System and update and implement procedures and practices, and ensure training is conducted in a timely manner. Review safety statistics, conduct trend analysis and make recommendations for continual improvements. Review illnesses and injuries both occupational and non-occupational ensuring lost time is minimized. Administer Workers' Compensation reporting and claims management. Conduct as needed workplace inspections, facility audits and provide a corrective/prevention action plan complete with responsibilities and timelines. Review a variety of sources such as legislation on health and safety standards.'Candidate must be available to respond to critical situations and must reside within 15 miles of the facility.Credentials Post-Secondary Education in Engineering or related discipline. Completion of C.S.P. designation or actively working towards the designation. Minimum one year of related experience. Extensive knowledge and application of environmental health and safety legislation and industry standards. Experience with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 considered an asset. Ability to develop cost-benefit analyses for wide range of programs. Ability to understand Workers' Compensation regulations.Desired Characteristics Ability to communicate effectively with external and internal stakeholders. Ability to work independently to conduct research and develop policy papers and reports and in a team environment, both internally and externally. Undertake continuous learning through courses, such as community college and university courses, through on-the-job initiatives and through highly developed networking and professional liaison. Attend conferences and seminars as needed.What Linamar Has To Offer Opportunities for career advancement. Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities. Social committees and sports teams. Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts.About UsLinamar Corporation is a Canadian diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products across global industries & markets. From the entrepreneurial seeds planted by our dynamic founder, to the support provided along the way, all Linamar employees are poised for success in this fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. With access to the tools you need to succeed, you will make an impact along with other motivated and engaged people.Linamar Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace without regard to any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Linamar Corporation encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will reasonably accommodate applicants throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process upon request.


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