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Associate Consultant, Health Safety and Environment

Associate Consultant, Health Safety and Environment
Prince Edward Island
North America
To develop, implement and manage all health, safety and environmental (HSE) programs to ensure compliance with established Elanco Animal Health and Corporate policies, Federal, Provincial and local regulations at the Prince Edward Island sites

Major Accountabilities

  • Primary responsibility is to provide HSE leadership, direction, and expertise, with limited supervision on general HSE issues including interpretation of regulations & Elanco requirements, knowledge of best practices, and formulation of strategy to provide pragmatic solutions.
  • Key member of Site Leadership Team driving the site’s HSE agenda and cultural improvement activities.
  • Provide leadership in risk assessment and business continuity planning.
  • Maintain the Elanco Emergency Management system at the site and serve as the NEM Coordinator
  • Represent the site for issues relating to safety/environment for local government agencies and industry associations.
  • Investigate and suggest remedies when accidents, work-related injuries or illnesses, hazards or unsafe conditions are reported. Recommend to supervisors appropriate discipline when safe work practices or safety rules are violated.
  • Ensure the HSE training program and the Standard Operating Procedures are appropriate for purpose and scope at each site on PEI such as hearing conservation, hazard communication, lockout/ tag out procedures, emergency response plan, confined spaces, ergonomics, biosafety and employee awareness safety programs.
  • Develop behavioral-based process incorporating safety into work methods, management policy and practice. Administer behavioral observations to direct training efforts.
  • Assist in the development of managers and supervisors’ performance objectives relating to HSE and Biosafety.
  • Host Elanco Corporate HSE audits and manage the resolution of audit findings.
  • Prepare regular submissions of HSE data to Elanco Corporate as well as required reports to local safety agencies.
  • Stay current on local and Federal Occupational Safety and Environmental regulations.
  • Review all Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) for energy conservation and safety scope as well as the disposal of equipment and physical structures.
  • Manage hazardous waste and chemical disposal
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Performance Indicators

  • Accomplishment and documentation of work area analyses (completeness, quality)
  • Adequate training activities in place (up-to-date, in accordance with grades) and in line with the health risks to the employees
  • Education (planning, realization according to plan, effectiveness)
  • Collect data, document and report on the health protection area to the superior HSE organizations (quality, completeness, timeliness)
  • Compliance with local health and safety legislation and Company HSE Policy
  • NEM (readiness index) and BC organization effectiveness
  • No enforcement actions issued
  • Continuous improvement in health & safety performance, e.g. LTIR, TRCR, near miss, etc.
  • Effective integration of HSE into all business activities
  • Avoidance of unnecessary losses and liabilities due to HSE related deficiencies
  • Avoidance of damage to the company’s reputation due to HSE gaps or issues
BS in Occupational Safety, Science or Engineering area preferable
5 years of HSE coordination in a cGMP manufacturing facility.
Certified Safety Professional is considered an asset.
Knowledge of incident investigation, ergonomics, hazard analysis, manufacturing, HSE teaching and industrial hygiene preferred.
Knowledge to Provincial and Federal HSE regulations.