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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6833

Wixom, MI, US, 48393

Date:  May 13, 2022

Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Job Profile:


Position Title: Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, North America
Department: Corporate HSE
Reports to: Corporate Director, Health, Safety & Environment

About ATS:


ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services, including pre-automation and after-sales services, to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, food & beverage, transportation, consumer products, and energy. Founded in 1978, ATS employs over 6,000 people at more than 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and China. The Company’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. 

Job Summary:


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




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

Experience and Skills:

• Minimum 8 years of hands-on health and safety experience in a manufacturing environment; previous multi-site responsibility preferred
• Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
• Strong understanding of HSE regulatory framework in USA and Canada (Ontario specifically)
• Strong verbal communication skills 
• Must be able to travel up to 50% of time (within Canada and USA)

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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