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WITRON Service Canada Corperation

Health & Safety Coordinator

18574 Woodbine Avenue,
L0G 1V0 East Gwillimbury

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This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

Being part of the WITRON Group the WITRON Service Canada Corperation is internationally successful with the technical operation of automated logistic systems.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Health & Safety Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring compliance with WITRON’s vision of Health and Safety by ensuring that the site is complying with all local, provincial, and federal Health and Safety regulations, policies, procedures, initiatives, and safe work practices.  Ensure appropriate safety training, practices, policies, and procedures are in-place to avoid preventable health and safety occurrences.  The candidate will be able to enjoy a unique blend of both office and field work, as well as working both individually and as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, provincial and local regulations and standards involving safety, industrial hygiene and general workplace and fire safety
  • Work closely with the National Health and Safety team to create and maintain safety policies, covering basic safety rules/regulations, accident investigation/evaluation and reporting procedures
  • Organize, facilitate and track Health and Safety training
  • Carry out inspections on a routine basis, identifying workplace hazards and embark on corrective and or preventive measures
  • Correct unsafe work practices when required and monitor adherence to safety policies and/or guidelines
  • Organize, participate and facilitate accident investigation process and train leaders on process
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new documentation for continuous improvement of the Corporate Health and Safety Management System
  • Ensure inspection and maintenance of all safety equipment on site
  • Arrange, participate and document site mock emergency drills
  • Liaise with external agencies when necessary
  • Oversee the Joint Health & Safety Committee, as one of the Chairs
  • Together with Human Resources, support and participate with the safe return to work program
  • Maintain Safety Data Sheet library and ensure distribution and communication of new documentation
  • Create and facilitate weekly safety talks to ensure effectiveness of the internal responsibility system
  • Respond and investigate employee health and safety concerns
  • Order safety equipment and supplies as required and approved
  • Work with the Site Manager to identify system, program and training needs and ensure they are in-line with legislative requirements
  • Assist with follow-up on audit recommendations to ensure all items have been completed on-time and assist with removing any barriers to completion
  • Assist in the development of safe work processes for maintenance and operational functions with a focus on high-risk activities
  • Collection, analysis and distribution of health and safety KPI information
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Occupational Health & Safety, Risk Management or similar with a minimum of two years Health and Safety experience
  • At least 2 years of Health and Safety work experience
  • Working knowledge of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact and influence effectively
  • Ability to drive a strong safety philosophy and implement programs designed to effectively change behavior and prevent injury
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee Certified, Part I and Part II
  • Familiarity with OHSA and regulations including Machine Guarding and Working at Height
  • Experienced in emergency response and able to maintain current first aid & CPR Certificate

Join us at Witron and be a part of shaping the future of automated distribution centers. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and a supportive work environment where your contributions are valued. Apply now and take the next step in your career journey with us.

WITRON is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources department if any accommodations are needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Our benefits at East Gwillimbury

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Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.

WITRON Bonus

Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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