Health & Safety/ Environmental Coordinator

Cosma International - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Introduction
Promatek Research Centre is an R&D and Prototyping division of COSMA INTERNATIONAL.

Cosma International, an operating unit of Magna International, is one of the world‘s premier global automotive suppliers providing a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to our customers. Our pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Major Responsibilities
Coordinate the Health, Safety, and Environmental programs of division to insure associate safety and satisfaction, as well as division’s compliance with legal and other requirements.
Implement Health & Safety programs to prevent workplace accidents and injuries
Establish documented policies, procedure and safety work instructions. Review annually and update as required.
Accountable for successful conformance on all audits and inspections.
Monitor workers’ compensation claims to minimize expense, actively manage cases for expedient return to work.
Report status of action plans to management team. Report KPI’s to management team and Magna.
Provide meaningful statistics and recommendations to management team in a timely manner to ensure continued improvement of workplace Health, Safety, Environment and Loss Control
Develop presentations and reference materials as required for training and employee meetings.
Coordinate the activities of the Joint Health and Safety Committee.
Review all accident / incident investigation and monthly inspection reports and provide leadership in developing corrective action.
Administer first aid when necessary and fill out reports.
Perform regular workplace inspections.
Liaise with Engineering and Maintenance departments to ensure safety and ergonomic compliance on all new and existing equipment.
Conduct Health & Safety / Environmental training needs analysis. Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all associates; conducts new associate safety orientation.
Maintain strict confidentiality of all information obtained, written or verbal.
Promote safety in the workplace. Instruct workers in safety, including the use of personal protective equipment, proper housekeeping, how to recognize unsafe work conditions.
Coordinate the development and implementation of CI suggestions related to Health & Safety or Environmental initiatives.
Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safety in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as company policies and guidelines.
Responsible for good housekeeping in your area.
Other duties as may be required
Knowledge and Education

Occupational Health and Safety Degree / Diploma
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
Sound computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation graphics
Excellent leadership skills
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
H.M.I.S. TTT training
First Aid Certification
Valid passport and driver’s license.
Work Experience
Minimum 5 years related experience in an automated manufacturing environment OR a related Post-Secondary Diploma / Degree with equivalent experience (as described)
Sound knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety, Workers Compensation and Environmental legislation
Work Environment
Industrial and manufacturing environment

Additional Information

General Expectations:
Continuously adhere to and apply the Magna Employee’s Charter, the Magna Corporate Constitution, and the Cosma Way of Thinking in all aspects of position and interaction with others
Appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality
Understand, promote and work by Promatek’s vision statement.
Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
Able to work overtime.
Travel may be required occasionally.
Demonstrates ability to work effectively within a team environment.

Health & Safety:
Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
Ensure all safety and non-safety plant rules and regulations are followed.
Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards.
Review and adhere to Promatek’s health & safety, environmental, operating procedures, and policies.
Understand and uphold the principles of Bill 168 which prohibit domestic violence, workplace violence, and workplace harassment.
In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Sec. 28.