Provide administrative support to the Health and Safety department through communication of policies and procedures and updating Ergonomic tools accurately
Required Education and Experience :
Completion of / or in process of obtaining post-secondary education in related field; Health and Safety, Engineering, Kinesiology and / or Advanced Ergonomics
Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act
At least 3 years experience
Fluent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Excellent English Communication skills (oral and written)
Knowledge of best practices
Strong communication and presentation skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Essential Functions :
Conduct ergonomic assessments to ensure safe work practices utilizing one or more of the following : Physical Demands Analysis forms, RULA, REBA, Video Analysis, NIOSH, SNOOKE tables, etc.
Ensure assessments are completed as per targets set out by department manager
Coordinate aspects of Return to Work program utilizing ergonomic tools available to ensure productive and suitable job bundles for employees;
maintain log for employees participating in Return to Work program
Liaison with Human Resources department to improve plant training on Return to Work program
Educate Alfield supervision on affective Standard Work Instructions
Liaison with Engineering to ensure successful completion of process and machine buy off in relation to Ergonomic aspects
Maintain up to date with current industry tools for improving work processes
Coordinate departmental initiatives to improve Health and Safety programs at Alfield
Collaborate with team to ensure successful completion of all Health and Safety audits
Address employee Health and Safety concerns
Back up to Health and Safety Lead
Assist employees with concerns and answer questions on the Martinrea Employee Handbook and other HR related questions.
Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following : Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook
Work Environment :
40% Office environment, 60% Plant floor (PPE required)
Decision Making and Authority :
Authority of decisions : How to communicate to Supervisors / ManagersPrioritization of workload
Recommendations : Changes to Safety processes, procedures, forms and policesImprovements to Safety systemsImprovements of communication to plant floor employees and Supervisors / Managers regarding Health and Safety initiatives
Physical Demands :
Employee is required to talk and intensively listen on a regular basis
Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.
Must be able to work with push pull forces of up to 50lbs. or less
Health and Safety :
Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company
Other Duties :
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job.
Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice
This job description does not constitute a contract of employment.