Health & Safety Coordinator/Manager

Health & Safety Coordinator/Manager

Job description

The duties of the H&S Manager will include, but not limited to:

Health and Safety:

  • Supervision/Member of Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • enforcement of all statutory requirements and plant and corporate procedures
  • enforcement of exemplary housekeeping standards
  • Safety Incentive Program leadership/development
  • Supervision/Member of Lockout Committee (new equip., annual verifications, etc.)
  • liaison with OSHA on all matters and accompaniment of OSHA Inspectors on tours in conjunction with HR Manager, where required
  • supervision of First aid attendants
  • First Aid Kit contents Monthly Inspections and Replenishment
  • Manage Emergency Plant Evacuations Plans and Annual drills (fire, spills, etc.)
  • oversee refusal to work and direct involvement in second stage of refusal to work
  • Incident/Accident Investigation Tracking and Follow-Up
  • 6S Audit Tracking and Follow-Up
  • Manage in-House Drug Testing, Hearing Tests and Triage with Accidents
  • all other human resources matters are related to safety

Reporting responsibilities:

  • preparation of monthly reports, including compilation of accident statistics, on plant performance in Health & Safety related matters to Plant HR Manager / General Manager / Corporate Human Resources Manager.

Worker’s Compensation:

  • Act as Triage on In-House accidents
  • Transport anyone needing medical help to applicable medical building, unless Ambulance is required
  • completion of accident reports and submission of necessary forms to W/C provider
  • review of claims
  • implementation of modified or return to work programs, manage intent an compliance
  • review of Accident Cost statements for accuracy
  • implementation of programs to reduce W/C costs


  • Responsible to maintain H&S related training requirements for all salary and hourly employees (Lift Truck, Crane, Manlift, Motorized Pallet Jacks, First Aid, etc.)
  • Preparation and organization of all H&S training events (Monthly H&S Talks, Toolbox Talks, etc.)
  • Reviewing requests for external training and reimbursement agreements
  • Maintaining compliance in all training requirements for safety
  • Organization of Orientation’s H&S training and standardized testing for new hires.


  • A bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety is preferred
  • 2-3 years of related experience and exposure to OSHA general industry requirements.
  • Experience in the Automotive manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Formal leadership experience is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a developed competency to influence others.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead cross-functional teams including knowledge of basic facilitation techniques.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Clear ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines.
  • An ability to manage change and conflict.
  • Established skill to execute work based on standards, procedures and systems.
  • Experience with six-sigma (or other process improvement methodologies) and change management processes is a plus.

Salary depending on experience.

Job Type: Full-time