Our client, located in Listowel, ON, has an immediate opportunity for an EHS Manager.


Main Responsibilities

  • Monitor and improve the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001 and the Occupational Health & Safety System
  • Ensure the facility operates within applicable environmental and health and safety laws and regulations and policies
  • Participate on the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee and Environmental Committee
  • Develop and provide guidance on Environmental, Health and Safety issues and policies
  • Assist with facilitating environmental and health and safety training programs
  • Act as a liaison for the facility regarding health and safety and environmental issues
  • Coordinate health, safety and environmental audits
  • Ensure governmental reporting is completed on a timely basis
  • Provide meaningful statistics to management in a timely manner to assist in continued improvement of environmental and workplace health and safety practices
  • Assist in the health and safety evaluation of new machinery and make recommendations to Management to make new equipment safer.
  • Develop, implement and facilitate where necessary training programs, and or training videos, in support of the Health and Safety program.
  • Support, coach, counsel leaders in employee relations and legislative matters and assist in facilitating resolution with team member issues. When necessary, participate in the performance management and corrective action process.
  • Daily plant safety audits and activities designed to monitor the effectiveness of the company’s EHS programs
  • Contact person for the MOL for onsite investigations and reporting of critical injuries
  • Assist in health and safety training for such areas as new hire orientation, WHMIS, Lift Truck, Tugger, Cranes, Respirator training, Fire Prevention, Safe Solvent Handling, Isocyanates, etc.
  • Maintenance of the Hazard Communications System, WHMIS (SDS’s), Hazard Alerts preparation
  • Develop and deliver SOS safety talks
  • Ensure medical surveillance testing is scheduled for paint department team members on an annual basis
  • Air quality and noise testing is scheduled as required
  • Field health and safety concerns where necessary
  • Reporting accidents, accident trends, and countermeasures to Management,
  • JHSC and team members on a daily, and monthly basis
  • OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System
  • Implementation and maintenance of the system according to regulations
  • Monthly reporting of accident summary and EHS report.
  • Work with the AGM, Corporate Administration to determine overall objectives and goals for EH&S and HR, along with reviewing policies and procedures.
  • Coach and mentor direct reports to achieve professional growth and development.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • University or College degree/diploma preferably in one of the following areas: Industrial
  • Hygiene, Risk Management, EH&S Management Program
  • Completion of or progress towards Part 1 & Part 2 H&S Certification an asset
  • Certification as a trainer or auditor for ISO, including WHMIS and IRS (Internal Responsibility System) legislation is an asset
  • Experience with environmental or safety improvement projects in a manufacturing setting is an asset
  • Solid comprehension of current health and safety and environmental legislation
  • Able to successfully communicate with all levels in the organization
  • Capable of effectively designing and delivering training programs
  • Possesses excellent organization skills essential for maintaining systems
  • Proven ability dealing with government agencies (MOL & MOE)
  • Previous supervisory managing a team of H&S professionals
  • Effective Project Management skills
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Please submit your resume, 2 references, wage expectations and your interview availability to Chris Halliwell at chris@halliwellconsulting.com or call 1-877-737-6562 ext. 108 with any questions.

Job #2248