EHS/ CI Coordinator
Operations Management


Position Purpose:


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.”


Key Activities: 


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.

GATX Corporation