Environment Health and Safety Manager

JemPak Corporation, a Henkel Company
Oakville, Ontario
salary plus benefits plus bonus
February 11, 2019
March 5, 2019
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Job Summary:

The Environmental, Health & Safety Manager acts as a leader of the business to provide ongoing leadership, support, guidance, and direction to both Jempak Corporation Manufacturing plants (Concord and Oakville) to advance the organization’s journey toward an injury free culture.  The EHS Manager is responsible for pro-active planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and sustained continuous improvements in health, safety, environmental, and sustainability programs. 


  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and proactive approaches to EHS.
  • Promote a culture of commitment to EHS by integrating with business and directly supporting the plant leadership team.
  • Drive leading indicator safety programs.
  • Accurate and timely reporting of incidents, metrics, and sustainability data.
  • Develop, implement, and sustain proactive EHS programs.
  • Improve the quality of EHS management processes following established regulations, policies, standards, and programs. 
  • Manage incident investigation programs, develop and identify trends, and develop programs for improving performance. 
  • Create and manage budgets for EHS activities including but not limited to; consulting and testing, waste removal, safety equipment, safety programs & initiatives, etc.
  • Conduct site audits, evaluate plant's compliance and identify areas of improvements.
  • Implement environmental solutions and drive changes in manufacturing processes/systems that lead to a reduction in environmental waste streams.
  • Lead the plants EHS and sustainability training programs.  Educate, train, and provide support to operations in the development and execution of consistent EHS management programs.
  • Provide technical expertise to plant operations on key regulations pertaining to EHS.
  • Conduct job hazard analysis/risk assessments and develop/implement solutions.
  • Implement and drive a BBS culture
  • Maintain compliance with provincial, and Company environmental (Air, industrial wastes and wastewater; hazardous materials storage and disposal) and safety (OHS) regulations.
  • Manage the site's Workers' Compensation program and Injury Management.
  • Work with local HR and Plant Managers with respect to WSIB cases
  • Ensure environmental compliance with Canadian regulations, Henkel regulations and other related regulations.
  • Conduct Risk and Job Hazard Analyses pertaining to physical, chemical, ergonomics and other hazards, and develop solutions to mitigate or control them.
  • Develop and implement proactive new process design reviews, injury and injury prevention plans, building safety, audits, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, and material handling strategies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science/engineering or related technical field.
  • 5 to 7 years of direct EHS experience in a mid-to-large and complex manufacturing/industrial environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of operational hazards and risks and development of multi-faceted (technical, work practice and administrative) solutions.
  • Strong knowledge and skills of EHS processes and tools
  • Weekly travel between Oakville and Concord facility required
  • Extensive travel to international Henkel facilities, particularly during the training stages.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

JemPak Corporation, a Henkel Company is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with a disability in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Please email mjackman@jempak.com if you require accommodation. 

As an equal opportunity employer, JemPak Corporation, a Henkel Company does not discriminate because of an individual’s race, ancestry, colour, place of origin, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, family status or marital status, or any other protected category recognized by provincial or federal laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in Canada.

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