Manager Health and Safety

Full Time | Burlington East, ONTARIO | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time
Burlington East

Job Description

Burlington, ON

Your Contribution:

Grow your career with a company that shares your passion.   Sodexo Canada is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Health and Safety Manager to work at our Head office in Burlington, ON.  

At Sodexo we care; and serving others is our purpose. This generates an authentic sense of pride for us. Improving the Quality of life for everyone we come into contact with is our North Star. If you want to catch the Sodexo Spirit, then we have the position you are searching for. 


  • Excellent knowledge of provincial Health and Safety regulations and legislation.

  • Actively participate with the Corporate Safety Department in the ongoing development and improvement of the Sodexo Occupational Safety Management System (OHSMS).

  • Facilitate the implementation of the OHSMS and Food Safety System throughout the region, working with Operations to ensure ongoing improvement of business processes.

  • Ensure the organization is provided with relevant information, tools and resources as part of the OHSMS and Food Safety System.

  • Build and foster professional and customer focused relationships with internal and external stakeholders to influence, identify and develop process improvement that will support the business.

  • Assist with business in eastern regions of Canada as requested by the Sr. Health and Safety Manager and Director of Safety Canada.

  • Promote and provide proactive guidance & knowledge regarding HSE awareness, best practice & initiatives.

  • Assist and lead in regional deployment of Safety Programs, projects, initiatives & campaigns.

  • Assist in unit openings, mobilizations and transitions.

  • Participate and support Corporate Safety Council.

  • Review quality of incident investigation reports, to ensure root cause determination and corrective completion, accountability and management ownership to drive effective change plus mitigation of risk.
  • Initiate and conduct trends analysis, provide findings, solutions, coaching and communicate shared learnings.

  • Produce reports and recommendations based on field visits.
  • Foster a Health & Safety culture through daily operational support, including but not limited to communication, training, field support & coaching.

  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness for our journey to Zero Harm goal
  • Proven ability to lead, develop and engage with senior leaders.

  • Strong written, verbal & presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 

  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and multi-task effectively.

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Required to travel up to 50% of your time to units across Ontario.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Bilingual (French and English) required

Degree/Diploma in HSE or related field preferred
Safety certification(s), CRSP designation an asset
Minimum 2 years’ experience with coordinating and/or managing a safety program for a medium to large employer.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle as it is required to work across multiple sites in the region.

Value Behaviours:
Serving Clients and Customers
Analysis and Decision Making
Quality Assurance and Safety
Diversity Awareness
Drive and Dependability
Interpersonal Relations

Our Advantages 
*A wide array of interesting jobs *Nationwide locations *Tremendous growth possibilities *Continuous learning opportunities *Incentive Plans *Rewards & Recognition *Employee Benefits *Flexible Time *Discounts *Committed to People Development *Promoting Individual and Collective Achievements *Diversity and Inclusion *Corporate Citizenship *Hunger Fighting Initiatives *Environmentally Conscious………… To find out more, come visit us at:

Sodexo is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of national origin, race, religion, ethnic group, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, sexual or gender identity, status as a veteran or any other federal, provincial or local protected class.

“We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.”

*Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.*

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