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Regional Health & Safety Specialist I / Spécialiste santé sécurité régionales I

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.

 

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Health and Safety Consultant, Central Division and acting as a trusted advisor to business partners, this role will assist in the execution of Purolator’s health and safety program.

 

Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Adopting the principles of continuous improvement, provide leadership, direction and integration of the safety management system to establish and maintain a strong safety culture
  • Actively promote a healthy workplace that is free from workplace violence and harassment
  • Work collaboratively with the Environment, Health and Safety team, and with business partners, to drive an improvement in injury frequency
  • Educate, consult with and influence management regarding unique safety requirements impacting their decisions, business unit operations, systems and procedures
  • In partnership with the Learning and Development team, support the implementation of required Health and Safety training for Purolator`s managers, employees and contractors, including the maintenance of company and regulatory records and files
  • Work directly with facility and department managers to implement and maintain health and safety operating procedures
  • Monitor, review and report monthly health and safety performance indicators/measures
  • Evaluate, analyze, and provide suggestions for the improvement and enhancement of work processes, equipment, productivity and cost containment
  • Partner with stakeholders regarding incident investigations, using our Medgate (Cority) program by conducting assessment and root cause analysis, identification of corrective action, ensuring desired follow-up are achieved
  • Support Purolator’s return-to-work program
  • Support the external Environment, Health and Safety audit process (identify safety hazards, non-compliance, provide recommendations/programs to mitigate gaps in compliance, etc.)
  • Ensure integration of health and safety measures into all new processes, equipment, and contract work

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Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 3 year Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety, 4 year degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
  • Professional Designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) preferred
  • A highly effective health and safety leader with a record of demonstrated accomplishment implementing a health and safety program.
  • Track record of consistently delivering results
  • Understanding of, and experience applying, principles of risk management and loss control
  • Proven ability to effectively influence all levels at Purolator from Senior Executives to frontline workers
  • Superior organizational skills to plan, monitor and adjust to dynamic operating issues and a rapidly changing environment
  • Willing to aggressively address problems; assume ownership of issues and provide solutions
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, demonstrating a high level of professionalism, ethics, confidence and a commitment to a team approach
  • Must set personal ethical standards at a high level and interact with others at all levels within the organization in a manner that instills similar values
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel nationally to facility locations
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • This position is based out of Ottawa.

 

 

 

 

POSTING DETAILS
Location:                    519 - Ottawa  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Sr Consultant Health & Safety Consultant 
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Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.



We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolator.com.



At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.


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