Multi-plant Health & Safety Coordinator

Cascades - St. Marys, ON (30+ days ago)

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Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.


The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Group Health & Safety Manager, and serving as OHS expert, you will be tasked with coordinating the implementation of OHS practices, processes and tools at the plants under your responsibility, which are St.Mary's, Bird, Brown & McLeish.

You will promote best practices in OHS to plant personnel and act as a resource person with the authorities and partners concerned. You will also ensure legislative compliance and help define OHS performance indicators and analyze their results. Your goal is to promote an OHS culture throughout the organization, more especially among the personnel of the plants under your responsibility.

Job Responsibilities
Help to implement your group’s strategic plan within the targeted plants as OHS expert.
Define and promote OHS culture with plant management.
Coordinate the implementation of OHS practices, processes and tools within the targeted plants.
Support plant management in implementing the OHS strategy.
Support plant management in implementing the OHS management system.
Advise the management of the plants concerned about best practices in OHS.
Support the plants by acting as a resource person with the authorities and partners concerned.
Monitor performance indicators and analyze their results.
Ensure compliance with OHS standards, laws and regulations.
Monitor and share best practices in OHS throughout the company.
Desired Qualifications
College or University degree in a related field combine to a certification under the Occupational Health & Safety Act/Regulations.
Minimum of 5 years of related experience within a manufacturing or industrial environment and a considerable experience in a multi-site position.
Knowledge of OHS laws and standards.
Resourceful, self-motivated, organized and good analytical and problem-solving skills.
Communication, coaching and impact & influence skills that encourages employees’ involvement.
Ability to translate challenges into concrete solutions.
Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions.
High level of proficiency with technological tools, Microsoft Office for instance.
Core competencies defined for this job
  • Health and safety
Advisory role
Change management
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence
Additional Information
Daily/Frequent travels to the plants under your responsibility will be required. You need to hold a valid driver's license.

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.

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