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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5545

Wixom, MI, US, 48393

Date:  Jan 4, 2022

Global Safety Specialist

Major Duties

Responsible for promoting and implementing health, safety and environmental programs in all After Sales & Service global sites (Canada, USA and Germany) in support of the corporate Health, Safety and Environment Standards.  Acts as an internal technical resource to provide guidance and training on a variety of health, safety and environment issues. Conducts internal HSE audits of ATS facilities to ensure compliance to all legislative and corporate requirements.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for driving success in accident prevention through implementation of Company programs to promote and improve Health & Safety.
  • Provides expertise and leadership in anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of health/safety hazards and related compliance at the site
  • Works closely with Service Center sites and remote teams to identify risks and proactively develops/implements control methodology for these risks
  • Meets monthly with After Sales & Service Leadership to discuss and evaluate progress and needs on a variety of HSE activities including yearly safety plan targets, audit action plan updates, incident trends and management support for HSE initiatives 
  • Drives compliance with Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) training by working with departments for scheduling, external training, and provides internal training for ATS specific program requirements.
  • Implements and monitors Contractor Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Management program for the After Sales & Service division on a global scale.
  • Supports maintenance of customer required Contractor HSE Management subscriptions compliance.  Assists with completion of Supplier HSE Requirements submissions on a timely basis for divisional project bids.
  • Monitors and audits field related activities to ensure HSE programs are being adhered to
  • Implement and administers standardized plant HSE processes to ensure compliance to applicable government regulations as well as and corporate standards 
  • Drives attainment of organizational goals through the elimination of environmental impacts, occupational injuries/illnesses, property damage and improvement of production efficiency as well as safeguarding the health and safety of all employees
  • Analyzes injury/illness experience, identifying/tracking injury correlation, determining root causes, establishing corrective action measures; analyze environmental incidents, determine root causes, and ensures appropriate corrective actions are implemented and maintained 
  • Coordinates communication of HSE regulatory inspection activity with site leadership 
  • Participates in the development and continuous improvement of global HSE initiatives to ensure compliance with applicable codes, regulations and industry leading safety practices.
  • Provides and maintains accurate statistical data, reports and analysis of injury trends to operations in support of divisional accident reduction goals.
  • Participates in divisional Health & Safety Committee activities, ensuring regular meetings and inspections are taking place, follow up action is being taken, and that required membership and certification requirements are met.
  • Oversees workers’ compensation claims management, administration and reporting requirements; assists in the resolution of claims as required.
  • Ensures that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct


Education & Experience

  • Post Secondary Degree or Diploma in a Health and Safety related discipline.
  • Minimum of 6 years of hands on health and safety experience in a manufacturing or industrial automation environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong understanding of HSE regulatory framework in USA and Canada and global experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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