The Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) and Continuous Improvement (CI) Coordinator will have a direct reporting relationship with the EHS Manager at the facility and will also report indirectly to a corporate CI leader responsible for the Montreal facility. The role will be responsible for supporting day-to-day EHS and CI tasks in support of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) goals and projects.”
The CI role requires an understanding of statistical methods as well as enhanced analytical abilities in order to confidently propose appropriate recommendations. Some of the main duties will be to:
• Implementation and effectiveness of Daily Visual Management (DVM) in support of facility SQDC goals.
• Development and implementation of standard work instructions (SWIs)
• Identification and execution of Kaizen events
• CI support for facility capital projects
• 5S implementation and sustainment efforts
• CI training efforts
The EHS role requires an understanding of the EHS local legislation, standard and regulations. The role consists of supporting the EHS manager in the recurrent tasks such as:
• Conduct EHS-related compliance inspections and subsequent corrective actions
• Coordinate EHS document translation
• Support injury / incident management process
• Support EHS training content development and delivery
• Act as backup EHS contact when EHS Manager off-site
• Complete monthly EHS metric reporting and support additional corporate EHS requests, initiatives and projects
. Support with conducting SQDC and SWI audits and responsible for on-time completion of action items as a result.
Scope of Work:
This position will interact with all employees including management, EHS, Human Resources, Quality, corporate representatives, customers, vendors, and contractors. This role will have a high level of interaction with hourly employees throughout the daily schedule. The decisions made by the person filling this position are of a technical nature, and mid to high range of complexity. This position’s primary functions are conducted in accordance with established policy and principles.
Education and/or Experience required (including certifications):
• Minimum of (2-5) years’ experience in an EHS and/or CI role.
• Previous supervisory experience preferred in a manufacturing environment.
• Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
• Lean or LSS Green Belt certification a plus.
• Training content development and delivery experience preferred.
• Union experience preferred.
Key Competencies (non-technical behavioral skills, i.e. presentation, negotiation, customer service skills), in priority order. Select from “key competencies for job descriptions” list:
• Ability to communicate.
• Ability to weigh and manage priorities.
• Analytical skills.
• Change management and conflict resolution. Methodical and rigorous work habits (Safety and Quality driven while focused on productivity).
• Delivers on time.
• Organizational skills and ability to multitask (work on several projects at once).
• Fluency in French and English (written and spoken). Translations English / French is a plus.
• Proficiency in commonly used and specialized software.
Other (i.e., physical requirements, travel, etc. that is not covered above):
Physical requirements include outdoor work (in hot environment), climbing stairs and some heavy lifting.
Minimal travel will be required within the US and Canada.