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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Raytheon Elcan Optical Technologies

We are recruiting for an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator.

Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Health & Safety the successful candidate will act to maximize productivity and reduce health related costs. This position will hold responsibilities in Health & Safety, Claims Management, Wellness Programs, Ergonomics, fostering the safety culture among many other tasks.

Key Responsibilities:
Taking proactive steps to ensure the safety and health of site employees
Completes job hazard/ergonomic assessments by recognizing and evaluating hazards and working with key stakeholders to develop preventative measures/corrective actions.
Auditing and evaluating current policies, procedures, and documentation to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Supports Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) claims, with a focus on early and safe return to work.
Provides advice to Management and employees regarding disability management, accommodation and return to work programs.
Consults with medical consultant or employee’s health care provider to obtain clarification of functional/physical restrictions and limitations.
Provides education and training on EHS related programs and policies to various stakeholders
Assist with the maintenance and operation of the Health and Safety program. Reinforce safety practices and procedures, mainly within a manufacturing environment.
Leads the Occupational Health & Wellness program and promotes a positive safety culture.
Ensures professional knowledge is current, with any changes in Legislation and associated Standards.
Provides guidance and direction in EHS policies and procedures at the Supervisor/employee level to ensure a common and effective approach.
Assists in the development, assessment and revision of EHS policies and procedures
Assists with data collection, analysis on EHS related programs and record retention.
Assists the EHS Manager in planning corporate business plan/budget and making recommendations to respond to new legislative requirements, and for programs and services.
Contributes to the Joint Health and Safety Committee and other company programs as necessary.
Other tasks as assigned.

Technical Requirements & Education:
Minimum of 3-5 years’ work experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) related position within a manufacturing environment.
Professional EHS designation (e.g. EP,CRSP, AE, CET) is considered a strong asset
Knowledge of processing and managing WSIB claims.
Previous involvement working with Ontario health and safety regulations.
Experience with conducting job hazard/ergonomic assessments.
Exposure to multi-site environment considered an asset.
Effective verbal and written communicator at all levels in the organization
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, along with various other software functions.
Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines, as well as managing a large amount of information at one time.
Has previous experience with employee wellness programs, health promotion activities, awareness campaigns, etc.
Ability to establish and foster continued employee trust enhancing the safety culture.

Raytheon ELCAN offers a competitive compensation package that includes incentive program, benefits, and pension plan. We also offer flexible work arrangements with an available hybrid work schedule. The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal reference check and obtain/maintain a Government of Canada security clearance and any applicable clearances with respect to the handling and transfer of controlled goods.

Raytheon ELCAN is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; we welcome applications from all qualified persons. We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, Raytheon ELCAN will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability-related accommodations, please contact Human Resources. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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