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EHS Specialist - Industrial Hygiene

Brockville, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Job Description:

3M is seeking an EHS Specialist for its Personal Safety Division team, located in Brockville, ON. The successful candidate will make an impact by using their technical skills and knowledge to help the manufacturing facilities reduce hazards and risk in the workplace. The successful candidate will be frequently working closely with the technical support groups to help manage changes, reduce risk, and maintain compliance in a manufacturing environment. The industrial hygiene specialist will work amongst a group of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) professionals on site and collaboratively with others across 3M North America.

*Successful security clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Registration program is a mandatory pre-requirement for this position at this location. Please note the following are some (but not all) of the listed requirements for Controlled Goods Clearance:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen normally residing in Canada, or must be a Permanent Resident normally residing in Canada
  • Must have valid and current identification (i.e.: driver’s license, passport, birth certificate)
  • Must be able to provide a residential address and employment history of the past 5 years
  • If applicable, living outside of Canada during the past five years will require an international criminal name check

Main Responsibilities:

In this role you will be part of an EHS Team where you will take the lead on developing and guiding site-specific industrial hygiene programs, activities, and initiatives including:

  • Hearing conservation. Exposure assessments
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Designated substance control. Ventilation management
  • Site Radiation Safety Officer. Providing input for the site annual EHS planning cycle related to industrial hygiene.
  • Coordinating activities and improvement efforts for the industrial hygiene elements of the EHS Management System through collaborations with other 3M subject matter experts in the field
  • Staying current in trending activities related to the industrial hygiene discipline through attendance of technical conferences, membership in key professional association/trade association teams, and benchmarking activities with peers and/or strategic partners.
  • Monitoring regulatory trends and activities related to industrial hygiene that could have an impact on our site operations.

To set you up for success in this role from Day 1, 3M requires (at minimum) the following qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University, and/or education in Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Health and Safety.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Equivalent experience as a safety professional in a manufacturing setting would be an asset.
  • Safety professional designation such as CRSP
  • Industrial Hygiene experience in a private, public, or government environment
  • Experience in maintaining compliance to the Occupation Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations for industry in Ontario.
  • Subject matter expertise in various technical fields of work such as heat stress monitoring, noise sampling, air sampling, ventilation performance testing, chemical exposure assessments, toxicology, preparing reports per Ontario Regulation for Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews.
  • Experience in the field of Environmental Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong change management understanding and leadership skills with the ability to influence others.
  • Able to be a team player willing to develop yourself and others. Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven results in leading technical programs and challenges
  • Strong knowledge of current health and safety regulations and standards
  • Computer proficiency
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Work location:

  • Brockville-ON

Travel: In this role, you will be required to travel approximately 5% of the time, which may involve overnight stays.

Relocation: May be authorized

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan, RSP plan, Stock Purchase Plan, Incentive Plan, and Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Paid time off over the winter holidays
  • Health & Wellness subsidies
  • Individual Development Plan and Tuition Reimbursement Program

3M Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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3M Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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