Posted on: June 22, 2022
Scope of the Position
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist is responsible for
implementing and overseeing EHS programs at Chemtrade facilities
and activities. These programs include, but are not limited to:
environmental, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, product
safety, Responsible Care, emergency response and planning, loss
prevention, process safety, security and medical programs. This
individual provides guidance and facilitates a collaborative
approach to site management on implementation of EHS and
Responsible Care programs in order to reduce risk and incidents of
accidents, injuries, and environmental releases.
What You Need To Be Successful
Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering or science,
occupational health or safety, industrial hygiene, or other
relevant field preferred but not required.
- Minimum 5 years of related safety management, environmental
and/or supervisory responsibility preferably in chemical
manufacturing or related environment.
- Advanced knowledge of EHS regulations, management systems,
regulatory agencies, trends and resources. Excellent verbal and
written communications skills. Must be able to effectively
communicate with all levels of the organization.
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel,
Powerpoint and Access) and extensive Internet search
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to build
consensus and influence others.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills are
- Highly motivated and results-oriented.
- Exceptional organization and presentation skills. Ability to
handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
- Willingness to travel for support visits to manufacturing
sites, attendance at professional development seminars or training,
or other travel as required.
Interfaces with site personnel to identify hazards, and to develop
and implement corrective/improvement measures. This could include
the review and approval of specific work permits, as well as
participation in incident investigation teams, safety audits,
design reviews, process safety reviews, project review teams,
and/or job task analysis.25%
- Maintains site management systems, Incident Management
Database, Action Item Database and EHS Compliance Calendar
including routine reporting, audits and permit renewals.20%
- Promotes proactive safety participation by all employees and
ensuring injuries, illnesses, incidents, near misses, and unsafe
conditions are reported and investigated.15%
- Develops, implements and maintains environmental, health and
safety programs and policies to meet or exceed compliance with
National, Provincial, and local regulations, internal policies and
customer requirements including environmental, safety,
transportation, security, Responsible Care Codes and RC 14001
- Supports the industrial hygiene program through air and noise
monitoring and exposure assessments and prepares reports.10%
- Participates in Quality Assurance and supporting continual
improvement under the ISO 9000 and RC14001 process.5%
- Maintains all documentation essential to efficient operations
of the EHS program. Monitors interactions with regulatory
authorities, insurance carriers or EHS consultants on issues
impacting manufacturing operations. Ensures environmental permits
and reporting are up to date. Ensures permit requirements are
Position: salaried - exemptReports to: Regional EHS Manager
CHEMTRADE is a publically traded (TSX: CHE.UN) chemical
manufacturing and handling company headquartered in Toronto, Canada
with 65+ locations across North America and Brazil. Chemtrade
provides industrial chemicals and services to our customers in
three main business segments; Sulphur & Performance Chemicals,
Water Solutions and Electrochemicals. Chemtrade is a reliable
industry partner to the Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Water Treatment
and Food & Beverage industriesand is committed to the codes and
ethics of Responsible Care 14001.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in
applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted.
Learn more about Chemtrade by visiting www.chemtradelogistics.com
or follow us on Facebook.Chemtrade is committed to fair and
accessible employment practices and will, where possible, provide
accommodations for persons with disabilities.
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