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    HSSE Manager


    HSSE Manager

    ABB Varennes, Quebec

    Engineering and science
    Reference : CA69517872
    Posted 12 day(s) ago | Still Open
    Permanent Full time As soon as possible


    Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

    Under the direct supervision of the General Manager, this position has two primary objectives, to continually promote Health and Safety (OHS) continuously and help create a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. The HSSE Manager will support the company in the implementation of prevention element necessary of a leading HSE management system. It will also ensure that all applicable legislation, standards from ABB, including Business Line Power Transformers requirements, are met when performing activities at the factory. The HSSE Manager will exchange regularly with all stakeholders ABB, clients and authorities.

    Your responsibilities

    Coach and support managers and personnel into the hazard identification and in risk analysis to elaborate appropriate corrective and preventive actions.
    Prepare and report all statistical data in the appropriate databases.
    Encourage a proactive attitude in regards of Health and Safety for the facility.
    Implement a proactive HSE reporting structure for all the issues raised and ensure that appropriate control measures are put in place, under the leadership of the General Manager.
    Develop and conduct various training programs.
    Participate in internal and external audits, if any (OHSAS 18001, government agencies and insurance partner, as appropriate) and participate as an internal auditor.
    Participate in incidents investigations, preparing reports and monitoring in accordance with protocols report incidents of ABB.
    Coordinate the Return to work program and process required by the CNESST in conjunction with the Regional HSE Manager.
    Improve the participation and performance of the Health and Safety committee.
    HR and Organization development :
    The candidate will be responsible for the management, development and optimization of one or more HSSE specialist

    Your background

    Bilingual (French/English) strongly preferred. Fluent spoken French is necessary
    College/University graduate in Environment and/or Occupational Health and Safety and/or pertinent certification or degree.
    Ten or more years of experience in a similar position.
    Hands on experience in a unionized environment
    Understand quickly HSE issues and intervenes rapidly to support managers implementing corrective and preventative measures.
    Capable of working and delivering in complex working environment and under pressure.
    Excellent knowledge of OHS legislative requirements.
    Safety Professional accreditations (CRSP, CSP, CIH, etc…).
    OHS auditing accreditation would be beneficial (OHSAS 18001 or similar).
    Strong Knowledge of OSHAS 18001, and CSA Z462 standards/guidelines/specifications would be a definite asset.
    Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
    Excellent computer skills (MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Project, Visio, etc...).
    Adept at strategic thinking – look for solutions outside the box, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    Previous experience in CNESST applications Early Safe Return to Work (ESRTW) program implementation.
    Experience in CNESST claim management would be a definite asset.
    5 – 10 % travel


    Let’s write the future. Together. ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial...

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