Health & Safety Specialist

Health & Safety Specialist

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Montreal, Quebec

Engineering & Technical




If you are a talented and experienced Heath and Safety Manager, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Our Winnipeg-based client has partnered with Leanne Bonnar, Partner, to lead their next search. 

The Health and Safety Specialist will lead all Health and Safety related programs, training and initiatives for our client locations across the country. The Specialist will partner with all functions and department leaders to establish a culture of safety and operational excellence and will be responsible for ensuring all programs comply with legislated provincial requirements. 

  • Must be bilingual; fluent in French and English
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety fundamentals, principles, rights, duties and responsibilities across multiple provinces
  • Strong understanding of Disability Management & Return to Work programs and policies
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to write reports and related documents in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to lead and manage difficult situations
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and record relevant information/evidence, analyze facts, interpret acts, regulations, and standards, and determine options to resolve situations
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize work and work under pressure to meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) or equivalent software applications
  • Post secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environment Health, or a related field Equivalent combinations of education/training and experience in occupational health and safety
  • 3 to 4 years experience in manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge in the technical fundamentals of safety management and risk assessments and reduction, including machinery & process safety, industrial hygiene, loss prevention, ergonomics and occupational health
  • Experience conducting inspections, investigations, audits, quality assurance, or program evaluation for the purpose of meeting accepted standards and/or legislation
  Working Conditions:
  • Manufacturing Environment
  • Occasional travel to locations within Canada

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