Senior Health &Safety Specialist - Manufacturing

WELDED TUBE OF CANADA CORP - Vaughan, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Welded Tube of Canada is a well-established manufacturer of multi-faceted cold formed carbon and HSLA steel tubular products.

The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Concord, Ontario.

We offer hollow structural sections (HSS), mechanical tube, API oil country tubular goods, line pipe or sprinkler pipe, OCTG and line pile, and roll over protective structures. Welded Tube serves the agricultural, construction, automotive, energy, fire protection, and fitness industries.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the VP Human Resources; the Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for the implementation and oversight of the Health and Safety program throughout the Concord Facilities. Ultimately this role will champion a best in class Health and Safety culture.

5+ years’ experience in the area of Health & Safety in the manufacturing industry is mandatory


Primary Responsibilities:

Complete an initial thorough “as is” “gap analysis” (potentially with the support of a third party) and prepare a plan for the development of a robust H&S program for Concord

Identifies HSE risks on a continuous basis and recommends changes and updates safety work instruction;

Provides monthly and yearly analytical reports to leadership on initiatives and results

Assists in the overseeing and advise the activities Joint HSE Committee and managers;

Partners with managers, supervisors and employees to create safety work instructions. These safety work instructions should clearly outline what is expected of managers, supervisors and employees with regard to safety. Safety work instructions will cover topics such as hazard reporting processes, accident investigation procedures and basic safety rules

Provides safety training on several topics (as required). These topics include fire prevention plans, fire protection and hazardous materials communication. The H&S Safety Specialist coordinates and or delivers this training and documents that each employee has completed the requirements. Health & Safety Specialist will submit training records to the Administrative Assistant.

Performs due diligence safety inspections and audits in all departments and will provide recommendations to correct them before they cause accidents. Safety Specialist may conduct these inspections alone or as part of a group that includes managers and supervisors. Safety inspections may also help safety coordinators determine whether any employees are using unsafe safety practices and may need more training.

Brings to the attention of Senior Management any major health and safety issues on a regular basis

Assists in monitoring and reporting compliance with HSE regulations across all jurisdictions;

Participate in operational leadership meetings to effect the integration of HSE into the conduct of the day-to-day business;

Works closely with the Human Resources Manager on all modified work accommodations.

Supports programs that promote well-being among our employees.

The Health and Safety Specialist may chair the Health and Safety Committee.

Any time an accident occurs in the workplace, the safety specialist conducts an investigation along with the shift supervisor, team leads, joint health safety committee employee rep and the injured worker. The main reason for an investigation is to determine the cause of the accident, but this process also helps determine whether the employees involved were following established safety policies or government safety regulations. The safety specialist completes accident investigations; they report their findings and work with managers and employees to develop plans to prevent similar accidents. The H&S Safety Specialist also has a role in monitoring and reporting monthly and YTD results.

Promotes and champions 5s in all areas of the Concord facility

Negotiates contracts and manages the inventory of PPE - Boots, glasses, etc

Attends crew meetings with management and plant staff to provide safety and legislative updates

Performs other duties as assigned for which he/she has received training, possesses qualifications and/or is considered competent.

Job Specifications:

Educational and Experience Requirements for this position:

5+ years’ experience in the area of Health & Safety in the manufacturing industry is mandatory;

Expert level knowledge of Canadian HSE regulations, legislation and technical operations;

Relevant post-secondary education is required;

Designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional an asset;

Previous work experience in environmental management an asset.

Previous work experience in industrial manufacturing as asset.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and INTELEX

Personal Skills/Attributes Required for the Position:

Professional, co-operative attitude and behaviour

Excellent communication skills, including both verbal and written

Superior training skills – one on one, or classroom

Strong customer service focus; act with a sense of urgency

Ability to exercise a high level of discretion with sensitive, confidential information

Adept at establishing priorities and meeting strict deadlines

Excellent leadership skills and willing to embrace new challenges

Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with front line workers and management, and to function as an effective team member

Excellent problem solving skills following effective and proven methodology, such as Root Cause Analysis

Ability to be detail-oriented, efficient and accurate

Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills

Ability to work independently, exercise good judgement and be resourceful

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Welded Tube of Canada Corp. is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.



  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness programs
  • Company events & social hours

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Manufacturing: 5 years (Required)
  • Health & Safety: 5 years (Required)