Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 10, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales. More than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today. 

Position Responsibilities: This position is accountable for supporting and maintaining the safety & health programs and control measures for the site, as well as coordinating these efforts with various environmental compliance programs in order to protect all personnel and physical assets.

 Major tasks Include
-Lead integrated risk/loss controls into daily operations with Organization. 
-Record & analyze accident and incident records and make recommendations regarding corrective actions emphasizing pro-active intervention. 
-Identify, evaluate, and develop appropriate solutions to control or eliminate risk exposures. 
-Identify, interpret, and implement federal, province, and local safety, health, and environmental regulations and/or standards that pertain to the organization’s operations. -Coordinate location safety, occupational health and fire projects. 
-Conduct and document employees training in all EH&S programs required by the site. 
-Participate in appropriate on the job Safety activities for professional development. 
-Promote safe actions among all business associates within the Organization by maintaining a strong shop-floor presence. 
-Coordinate and support the Joint Health and Safety and associated ad hoc teams. 
-Maintain OHSA VPP and ISO 9000 accreditation. 
- Maintain incident management systems and processes. 
-Maintain site management of change procedures and documentation. 
-Manage site safety Observation and hazard tracking systems. 
-Other tasks as required.

Principal Accountabilities
-Develop and initiate programs and processes to reduce frequency and severity of occupational injuries, illnesses and property losses. 
-Maintain site management involvement in safety program planning, organization and implementation. 
-Obtain compliance with Company and regulatory safety standards. 
-Obtain safely designed and engineered facility processes, installations and structures through detailed reviews of new and existing projects. 
-Fosters positive safety culture through professional, proactive interactions with employees. 
-Support in on-the-job training, planning, delivery and validation.

Basic Qualifications
-Must be at least 18 years of age. 
-Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment  visa status
-Must have at least 1 year of previous Environmental, Health, and Safety experience.

Preferred Qualifications
-Bachelor's degree or 3 year technical diploma preferred
-Knowledge and understanding of safety concepts, foundations, principles, and techniques of risk control, as applied to an occupational setting. 
-Good leadership and interpersonal skills. 
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
-Strong presentation skills.
-Safety experience in manufacturing or distribution environment is preferred. 
-Knowledge of OSHA regulations  or VPP programs is preferred. 
-Basic Knowledge of industrial lift operations, respirators, and other major safety standards preferred. 
-Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point or Access) is preferred. 
-Major in environmental, Health & Safety or related field preferred.

Who we are 

At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep — our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.                            

 Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

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