Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator in Saint Margarets at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

The Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Coordinator oversees the health and safety mandate for the Miramichi site.  This position will own the health and safety program; will observe and recognize safe behaviors and; will correct unsafe behaviors with a continuous improvement mindset.  He or she reports directly to the Site Manager while maintaining good communication with the Regional Environmental Health and Safety Manager and the Benefits Administrator, to ensure compliance with Policies and Procedures. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives in St Margarets and Eel River

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant national, provincial, industry, corporate and site-specific policies and regulations

  • Facilitate various training, as required

  • Develop and implement pre-production on-boarding sessions

  • Perform safety orientation for new employees and contractors

  • Maintain employee training matrix and validate the effectiveness of training

  • Ensure contractors have valid WorksafeNB Clearance Certificates

  • Managing action plans stemming from various inspections and audits

  • Reporting and investigating accidents and near misses, with an emphasis on finding the true root cause(s)

  • Participate in Joint Health and Safety Committee

  • Maintain suitable inventory of Personal Protective Equipment and related supplies

  • Participate in various audits and inspections

  • Arrange disposal and tracking of waste (hazardous, universal and general)

  • Arrange for service and inspection of various environmental, site and personal protection devices

  • Assist Foremen, Supervisors and/or Site Manager to maintain a safe working environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Related post-secondary education. 

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in an industrial setting

  • Experience working in a unionized environment

  • Experience conducting Workplace Incident Investigations

  • Current, valid driver’s license

Asset Qualifications

  • Worksafe New Brunswick experience 

  • Bilingual (French/English) 

  • Experience using Google Suite

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