Health and Safety Advisor

Company Profile

Balcan Innovations is a leading North American manufacturer of technical films, flexible packaging, and reflective insulation with five brands at its core: Balcan Packaging, Plastixx FFS Technologies, NELMAR Security Packaging Systems, rFoil, and Reflectix.

Why Work at Balcan Innovations?
  • Full time and permanent position
  • Group Insurance Coverage (life, disability, medical, dental and vision)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Dynamic work environment
Roles and responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with line management, drive implementation of health and safety programs through coaching and training
  • Daily presence on the shop floor to observe, listen, coach, influence, educate, identify gaps and solutions; ex.: during Daily Briefings and H&S interactions
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and company standards, for production, maintenance and projects
  • Advise and instruct on various H&S related topics
  • Conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures
  • Collaborate with the Plant Manager, line management and support functions to continuously improve H&S performance and participation
  • Facilitate incident investigations, focusing on root causes and opportunities to learn
  • Facilitate Risk assessments, for tasks, equipment and projects
  • Participate in the elaboration and auditing of Standard Operating Practices
  • Facilitate Health and Safety Committees, Roll out of Campaigns and other H&S Initiatives
  • Identify H&S training needs, organise training and ensures appropriate evaluation and follow-up.
  • Participate in the on-boarding of new employees
  • Conduct data analysis and complete health and safety reports. Ensures data integrity of various KPIs and processing of various forms with rigor.
  • Participates in the review, improvement and documentation of various H&S processes, programs, procedures, communication tools, in collaboration with the other sites.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Health and Safety adviser or equivalent
  • Experience in manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Certificate/Degree in occupational health and safety
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication, presentation and training skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Perfectly bilingual (French/English) since the use of English is required to be able to communicate with colleagues in plants in Ontario and the United States and to write reports for them
  • Ability to coach and influence
  • Eager to learn, Team worker
  • Solutions and results oriented
  • Advanced level computer skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail

Please take note that a pre-selection of applications is made and that only selected candidates will be contacted.
The use of the masculine to designate person is only intended to lighten the text.

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