Health, Safety & Environmental Manager - Guelph, ON

Full Time | Guelph East, ONTARIO | 9 days

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Full Time
Guelph East
Mars Canada Inc.

Job Description

Health, Safety & Environmental Manager - Guelph, ON
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Health & Safety
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 07, 2021
Job Location:
Guelph, ON
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Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Safety Environmental and Security Manager leads HSE activities within their operating site. The site SES Manager works with and is a part of the site senior management team and collaborates with other site representatives to ensure the overall corporate HSE strategy is refined for the site and executed minimizing the Company’s general liability and exposure to safety, environmental compliance and security risks.

This position is not only accountable for ensuring compliance with national and local HSE laws, regulations and Corporate HSE Standards but for driving the overall Mars HSE Culture and Vision at the site. This position is responsible for translating and executing the site’s overall SES strategy (as set by the Corporate HSE Team), executing and improving on site policies and procedures which are consistent with the Company’s vision, mission and values, driving the HSE Culture of the site, collaborating and supporting on non-HSE site critical issues, and championing external efforts to ensure safety and environmental stewardship in the communities in which Mars operates.

What we are looking for:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Safety Management, Industrial Safety, Sciences, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or related WITH 4+ years in a manufacturing environment with responsibilities related to environmental, health and/or safety
  • High School diploma or GED WITH 10+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with responsibilities related to environmental, health and/or safety
  • People leadership and technical capabilities
  • Must have the ability to positively influence safe behaviors and present technical material to large groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in management of Security function
  • Basic knowledge and experience in food manufacturing and GMP
  • Experience in deploying behavior based safety systems
  • Experience with hazard recognition, behavioral-based safety, job hazard analysis and Process Hazards Analysis
  • Recognized third party certification (CSP and/or CIH)
  • Strong technical and regulatory knowledge and expertise, required including EPA, OSHA and DOT

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Site maintains continuous “audit ready” state of compliance with company and governmental HSE Standards.
  • Responsible for the development, deployment of all Company HSE Standards as they specifically apply to the site.
  • Accountable for the execution of all site Environmental Permit Compliance, including Air, Stormwater, Water, Spill Control, and Wastewater. Ensures all testing required through permits and company standards are met on time.
  • Executes proper management of the sites hazardous waste management activities to ensure 100% compliance with federal, state, local and company regulations and standards.
  • Maintains the onsite environmental manuals and updates according to Mars standard and schedule
  • Ensures all shipments of hazardous materials and wastes are in done in compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Develop and Deploy the site specific HSE Strategies, Programs and Plans to position the site as a best in class organization
  • Delivers training and coaching to establish clear understanding by all site associates on HSE expectations.
  • Sets the overall HSE vision of the site; executes the proper motivational techniques required to enliven this vision.
  • Leads the effective implementation and utilization of risk assessment and risk prediction processes at the site and drives for appropriate mitigation measures to lower associate risk. Ensures effective communication and understanding by all affected associates.
  • Develops a prioritized, multi-tiered risk based prioritization plan. Works with site and central resources to execute on plan.
  • Ensures investigation of all HSE related incidents utilizing specific tools to drive to root cause and identify actions to prevent recurrence. Drives completion of recognized corrective actions to prevent incident recurrence are effectively implemented, this includes execution of corrective actions developed from other site incidents.
  • Collaborates with Occupation Health and Wellness Management team to ensure effective injury case management process is fully implemented, well understood and functioning as desired.
  • Serves as the site level HSE technical expert, providing technical expertise/coaching as needed in all areas and initiatives of the function including capital project review and risks management associated with non-capital modifications.
  • Must have the tact, motivational managerial skills to achieve desired results through a manage by influence model where direct lines of authority do not exist.
  • Manages and uses a data driven approach to manage, modify and prioritize site HSE direction. Shares and uses data to influence, motivate, measure and drive continuous improvement. Upwardly communicate performance toward company goals for safety and the environment.
  • Maintain data of all safety key performance indicators (KPIs). Keep these KPIs visible in the site and lead key initiatives that continuously improve these metrics.
  • Provides and collaborates with onsite temporary labor management to ensure HSE goals are mutually met
  • Develops, delivers and participates in risk reduction reviews of process hazards and combustible dusts. Drives and participates in projects aimed at lowering risks associated with these activities.
  • Leads and ensures the site Plant Emergency Organization has the tools, skills and knowledge to effectively respond to plant HSE emergencies.
  • Leads site efforts to measure and improve Industrial Hygiene Risk. This includes but is not limited to ergonomics, respirable dust, noise and chemical exposure. Coordinates all necessary IH and audiometric monitoring.
  • Coordinate 100% Employee Engagement Committees for improving safety and environmental performance. Ensure HSE systems are implemented and maintained effectively. Champions the site Behavior Based Safety effort. Although this program is associate lead, the site HSE manager will provide the team with the needed influence and guidance to be successful. Also uses BBS data to shape the overall site HSE strategy
  • Owns the overall site Contractor Safety program to reduce risk associate with construction and trade contactor activity. Ensures project managers are accountable for proper management of contactors.
  • Manage the overall site HSE Budget to ensure proper fiscal stewardship of department funds. Understands budgetary processes and pressure, but also can articulate and justify HSE spending.
  • Manage and document the required equipment and permit checklists associated with site environmental permits (baghouse, scrubber, containment area logs, etc.)
  • Manage environmental sample collection and sampling equipment (storm water or
  • wastewater as applicable)
  • Manage and maintain the on-site global and local regulatory environmental standards for their locations, conduct annual review of these documents as directed by corporate personnel
  • Owns and executes site security requirements in order to meet corporate standards
  • Execute training on site security for all associates and manage overall system to insure proper operation
  • Maintains all aspects of site security system – generates badges, oversees general access rights, access point drawings, etc.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package.
  • To be respected and valued.
  • The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make.
  • The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.

About Mars:

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCAâ„¢ and Pet Partnersâ„¢.Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

Note to Search Firms/Agencies:

Mars, Incorporated and its subsidiaries and affiliates (Mars) do not compensate search firms for unsolicited assistance unless they have a written search agreement with Mars and the requisition is position-specific. Any resumes, curriculum vitae, and other unsolicited assistance from search firms that do not have a written search agreement or position-specific requisition submitted to any Associate of Mars will be deemed the sole property of Mars and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Mars.

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