Safety Manager

  • Location: Regina
  • Posting Date: September 14, 2020
  • Job Order ID: 419614.5
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Manufacturing
Safety Manager

Our Client is a manufacturer and distributor of protein products with a rich history focusing on bringing quality products and exceptional customer service to their loyal clients. Recognized around the company and client base for its respect of people, products and brands. Joining our client means living their core values of integrity, uncompromised quality, and collaboration.

Summary
The Safety Manager is responsible for supporting Plant Managers on applicable legal and other requirements while creating a culture of Health & Safety across multiple plants. The successful candidate must be able to build relationships with plant operations teams in efforts to gain support for programs. The Safety Manager investigates safety incidents and events, performs root cause analyses, and devises permanent corrective action plans for Safety Incident Reports. This manager oversees the preparation of these reports and monitors the implementation of corrective action plans.

To observe and reinforce positive safety behaviors by engaging employees in conversations about working safely, covering such topics as their perceptions of the risks associated with their jobs, their understanding of safe work methods and requirements, and their input and suggestions about safety issues all to educate, and identify health and safety risks for elimination/mitigation.


Responsibilities
  • Developing, completing and filing all necessary documentation and/or reports in accordance with applicable legislation, reporting and record-keeping requirements.
  • Completing a compliance calendar for all required activities and reporting obligations for the plant.
  • Developing and maintaining all environmental, health, and safety programs for the company.
  • Identify, participate in and/or lead inspection response requirements.
  • Participate in setting standards engineering and administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) and administer training and enforce compliance for all employees.
  • Engage with supervisors and Leads to conduct daily safety talks, observe and correct non-compliances, eliminate hazards, prioritize work area safety and clean-up.
  • Identifying and implementing safety training programs for employees and contractors.
  • Coordinating industrial hygiene surveys, safety reviews, hazard analysis, accident investigations, and analyzing trends in injury/illness experience and hazards identified at the facility.
  • Complete applicable reports, compliance audits, etc. within the facility to reduce the financial impact.
  • Works closely with Human Resources on compliance, and industry / government bodies on recordable injuries and to ensure effective work processes are compliant with current legislative requirements.

Requirements
  • 3-7 years Occupational Health and Safety experience or assistant in a food or beverage manufacturing environment.
  • Natural Sciences, Environmental Health, or Human Resources education would be a great asset.
  • Prior experience overseeing programs over multiple plants / sites would also be an asset.
  • Administrative experience related to safety management for facility operations management, including budgeting, training, scheduling, auditing and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience in employee coaching and training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health and Safety legislation in all provincial areas is required.
  • Excellent leadership and training skills.
  • Strong time management, planning, organizing and prioritization skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills in order to liaise with clients, subcontractors & employees.
  • A can-do, positive attitude.
If this sounds like an opportunity that meets your interests, please send a copy of your resume to sean@macdonaldsearchgroup and be sure your subject line reads: Health & Safety or visit our website for all opportunities that we have posted. macdonaldsearchgroup.com