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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  10641

Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9445 Chicago, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, North America

Job Description


Responsible for promoting and implementing health, safety and environmental programs in assigned North America locations 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.  Leads internal audits of ATS facilities to ensure compliance to all legislative and corporate HSE requirements.


•    Responsible for driving success in injury prevention, safety culture development and sustainability through continuous improvement 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 assigned locations
•    Works closely with operations groups to identify risks and proactively develops/implements control methodology for these risks
•    Delivers corporate Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) training programs to employees 
•    Monitors and audits field related activities to ensure HSE programs and practices are adhered to
•    Implements and administers standardized  HSE processes to ensure compliance to applicable government regulations as well as 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 correlations and root cause analysis to ensure that effective measures are being taken at assigned locations to prevent incident recurrence 
•    Oversees environmental compliance issues for North American sites including routine environmental reports, permit applications, inventories and surveys; including monitoring and review of required regulatory filings
•    Provides guidance and support to operations leaders in the event of HSE regulatory activity 
•    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 operational leaders and utilizes ABM tools to drive improvement in results
•    Ensures divisional Joint Health and Safety Committee activities are taking place across assigned locations, and engages regularly with JHSC members to ensure continuous improvement in local HSE programs and performance
•    Reviews incident investigation reports to ensure appropriate internal and external reporting is completed and followed-up within timeframes and participates in investigations where required
•    Oversees workers’ compensation claims management, ensuring appropriate activities occur for injury management and return-to-work
•    Ensures that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Adheres to all health and safety rules and procedures.

Additional Information



Post secondary degree or diploma in a health and safety related discipline.  

Experience and Skills:

•    Minimum ten years of hands-on health and safety experience in a manufacturing environment; previous multi-site responsibility required; experience in public safety disciplines is beneficial
•    Extensive knowledge of Canadian (specifically Ontario) and USA safety and environmental  regulations
•    Extensive experience in leading safety programs related to robots, lasers, electrical safety/arc flash prevention (NFPE 70e), fire prevention and control of hazardous energy (LOTO)
•    Significant experience in HSE topic training program development and delivery, behavior-based safety, management of emissions to air, hazardous and non-hazardous waste management and ESG
•    Skilled in leading and coaching root causation analysis and comfortable in the application of various analysis tools
•    Able to analyze details quickly and comfortable in providing guidance and direction
•    Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
•    Strong verbal communication skills 
•    Must be able to travel up to 30% of time (within Canada and USA)

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