Senior Environment Health Safety Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Québec

Astrix

Our client is a global leader in the production and marketing of lime and limestone products. They have operations across North America and in the Asia Pacific region. Their growing business focuses on technology and application innovation. They are searching for a Senior Health, Safety and Environment Manger to join their team!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Senior HSE Specialist will assist the plant managers and other plant leaders in coordinating, implementing and maintaining the health, safety and environmental programs primarily for the Eastern Canada (ECAN). Furthermore, this individual will support the company HSE activities by achieving corporate objectives, driving overall ECAN improvement of plant safety culture and promote strategic approach: Manage primarily the environment and as well supporting health and safety while assuring sustainability of internal HSE standards.
  • Lead or assist with environmental permit requirements, including support of timely completion of mandatory reports.
  • Provide training and/or support for compliance and internal standard requirements, as needed.
  • Support and/or facilitate HSE incident investigations using root cause analysis methodologies to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Participate in company internal health, safety and environmental audits.
  • Support and influence the local Health, Safety and Environmental committees to foster HSE growth.
  • Provide oversight and coordinate ECAN compliance support activities, including reporting to ensure all reports are completed accurately and on time to provincial and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure alignment within the plants to promote growth of the site level HSE personnel, staff and front line employees while promoting the culture..
  • Be a facilitator in order to create alignment between corporate objectives and workforce engagements to ensure regulatory compliance and foster continual improvement of Safety and Environmental standards while further supporting further advancement of the plant behavioral safety culture.
  • Collaborate effectively with operations and other support functions in North America on continuous improvement projects to build and maintain a world-class HSE function.
  • Support and advance activities aligned with efforts to decarbonize.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Science/Engineering related bachelor’s degree required, with a degree in Health, Safety or Environmental emphasis preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing environmental, health and safety requirements for an industrial operation.
  • Experiencing interacting with regulatory agencies, CNESST and WCB preferred.
  • Project management experience and qualifications preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence others in decision making.
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and organize.
  • Successful in both team and individual-based work environments.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with limited direction and to function as a team member.
  • Proficient in basic computer software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Relational Databases).
  • Bilingual (French & English) is a must.