Cosma International Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator (12 Month Contract) in Woodbridge, Ontario

Company Introduction

This position is for MSM, a division of Magna Powertrain.

Magna Powertrain, an operating unit of Magna International, is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Offering complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors.

Job Introduction

Provide services to ensure that MSM is compliance with Health & Safety & Environmental legislation and Regulations including compliance to Magna / MPT guidelines. Schedule and perform required BMS system audits, to ensure compliance to standards. Make recommendations to enhance the BMS system. Interface with, guide and support MSM personnel as required.

Major Responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with accepted safety standards and applicable laws

  • Implement, coordinate & maintain ISO 14001 certification

  • Implement & maintain environmental programs, policies, and procedures considering EHS legislation and corporate policy

  • Perform environmental and Health & Safety training for all levels of the division, including orientation to new employees

  • Coordinate required inspections & audits; champion internal environmental auditing (ISO 14001 Lead Auditor)

  • Ensure the yearly NPRI, O.REG. 127-01 and TRA reporting documents are complete and ensure submission in a timely manner

  • Submit on a quarterly basis environmental action plan updates

  • Coordinate all annually required testing and monitoring such as storm, sanitary sewers and certificates of air

  • Improve and maintain Health, Safety and Environmental standards to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Environmental Protection Act and MSM’s policies.

  • Review all accident, incident and near miss investigation reports and make suggestions to prevent recurrence. Aid in the development of corrective actions.

  • Monitor new and revised legislation and remain current with the latest safety requirements.

  • Maintain WHMIS compliance at the Division.

  • Provide the Ministry of Labour with documentation at their request, and accompany them on any plant audits.

  • Ensure compliance with the OH&SA; in the approval process for new equipment, and existing equipment modifications based on priority scheduling.

  • Coordinate activity on ergonomics and 3R’s Program.

  • Provides Human Resources Department with all third party test results.

  • Maintain records of third party contracts relevant to health, safety and environmental issues and legislation.

  • Develop, implement, follow, enforce and maintain company guidelines, policies, procedures and work instructions as they relate to ISO 14001 and health and safety issues.

  • Manage liquid and solid waste disposal, follow up on trends to reduce waste and ensure compliance.

  • Facilitate and actively participate in the monthly meetings.

  • Continuous improvement responsibilities to enhance the HS/E management program.

  • Annually test and update where required the spill and evacuation procedures.

  • Prepare audit findings and distribute accordingly.

  • Coordinate and administrate hearing tests and pre- placement medical examinations as required.

  • On an annual basis as a minimum, prepare and chair a formal management review of the Health Safety and Ergonomic Management system.

  • Actively and positively support the continued practice of Core Values behaviours

  • Initiate and embrace company change

  • Maintain KOI’s

Knowledge and Education
  • Relevant post secondary education, University degree preferred

  • 3-5 years previous experience in Health, Safety & Environmental within a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of relevant regulations, codes and legislative requirements relating to OHSA, CSA, WSIB, Environmental Protection Act., Human Rights Act, Employment Standards, Employment Equity, Labour Relations Act and the Insurance Act).

  • ISO14001 knowledge

  • Certified member from the Workplace Health & Safety Agency considered an asset

  • JHSC Certified member considered an asset

  • Computer literate: Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Excellent documentation, organizational & project management skills

  • Strong leadership & problem-solving skills

  • Ability to implement programs on a plant wide level

  • Creates a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional / technical knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Group: Magna Powertrain

Division: MSM

State/Province/County: Ontario

City: Woodbridge

Job Type: Fixed-term Contract