Lead Environmental Health & Safety Professional

Environment Health & Safety Welland, Ontario L3B 5N4, Canada


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and influence integration of EHS regulations, INNIO standards and best practices into the business
  • Establishing an EHS Management System for record keeping, reporting and data management
  • Inspect workplace activities, identify hazards and work with employees and management to determine timely corrective actions
  • Actively participate and implementation of EHS programs and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assist consultants and contractors on related EHS issues
  • Active member of site leadership team
  • Maintain project leadership identifying key stakeholders and potential complications to meet agreed upon deadlines


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in engineering or sciences
  • Minimum 4 years experience working in EHS program in a manufacturing setting
  • Related professional certification: Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of environmental and Ministry of Labour regulations
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong presentation development and broader communication skills that turn concepts into effective structured messages for non-technical internal and external decision makers.
  • Project management skills to identify key contributors and maintain schedule.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills, Computer skills including EHS database and presentation/training skills
  • Experience working with and leading in a highly engaged workforce
  • Flexibility to evolve with various challenges and directions as new assignments and initiatives unfold.
  • Proven capability to come up the learning curve quickly for new areas of business and changes in the market.