The H&S Manager will provide leadership to the Health & Safety programs at the plant, within the defined World Class Manufacturing framework, in a manner consistent to the Values and Attitudes of the CertainTeed Gypsum and Saint Gobain culture. With strategic guidance from both the central function and local plant manager, this hands-on leadership position will; ensure corporative and provincial legislative compliance, develop and maintain ISO systems, develop an autonomous H&S culture, promote defined Health and Wellness programs, define H&S standard operating procedures, provide H&S training, develop risk identification and reduction awareness and methods, all achieved through participation and employee engagement.
Reports directly to the Plant Manager, with dotted line strategic reporting to the U.S. Health and Safety Manager
Provide interactive, hands-on leadership, coaching and mentoring to local H&S teams consisting of hourly and salaried employees
Perform data entry into corporate &HS databases
Analyze &HS data to populate and use WCM Safety and Health Pillar Boards to define, implement and deliver H&S objectives
Continuously inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment, processes, and workplace to ensure compliance with government safety regulations, corporation and industry standards
Promote, develop and train behavioral &HS initiatives to drive to an autonomous H&S culture
Build, develop, maintain ISO systems
Liaises with government entities and maintains all H&S related permits
Maintain H&S training program to ensure proper training is provided for all Saint-Gobain Safety Standards
Audit against Saint Gobain Safety Standards and ensure compliance
Leads and facilities joint health and safety team meetings
Conduct Risk Assessments with salaried and hourly employees and deliver actions to mitigate the identified risks
Communicate Safety Warnings and evaluate the possibility of occurrence at own location
Participative member of U.S. H&S national teams
Develop and implement Safety Risk reduction project plans based on Risk Calculator
Ensure CertainTeed Gypsumâ€™s standards of safety are designed into process and equipment utilizing WCM principles
Provides support to project teams during delivery phase and commissioning of equipment
Identifies safety and environmental opportunities and develop solutions of corrective actions
Assists with training for operators and maintenance personnel
Complies with all H&S standards, assures good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforces plant rules and safety regulations, consistent with the corporate Values and Attitudes.
In conjunction with U.S. EHS manager and Local HR, provides direction and support on WCB claims and return to work programs.
University Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Relations or any other relevant field of study OR Technical College Degree in Environment, Hygiene and Work Safety combined with significant related experience.
Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as an H&S Manager
Participative, hands-on, industrial, practical leader in an union industrial manufacturing environment
Must be a self-starter and team player
Demonstrated results as a participative Change Agent
Demonstrated ability to influence others without direct authority
Leads by example
Very good knowledge and previous experience with Provincial and Federal H&S standards
Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
Flexible and open-minded with excellent written and oral communication
Proficient using computers and Microsoft Office Suite
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
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Through strategic mergers and smart acquistions, Saint Gobain North America has grown and expanded into all 50 states and dozens of different product categories. Here’s a history of our history.Norton Emery Wheel Company, later to become part of Saint-Gobain, was founded to manufacture the world’s first precision-made, mass-produced grinding wheel.General Roofing Manufacturing Company (later to become CertainTeed) was established in East St. Louis, Illinois, by George M. Brown.Norton Company began manufacturing refractory products—ceramic materials used to line the interior of kilns and furnaces—as well as a wide variety of ceramic containers for chemical reactions.