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Location: Headquarters (Toronto), ON, Ontario, Canada 
Requisition ID: 41008 

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Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, and Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout Canada, including Scotia Plaza, Bay & Adelaide, Edmonton Arena, Calgary Airport, and Vancouver Canada Line.

Health and Safety Supervisor - Central and East

Mobility is the goal

Primary Function

The Health, Safety and Risk Supervisor is based in our Canadian Headquarters, and reports to the Manager Health, Safety & Risk. This position will lead, guide and support Schindler’s business in Central and Eastern Canada in the development, updating and implementation of their Health and Safety Programs, help the Branches to maintain compliance with Federal or Provincial legislation, and is responsible for participating in the development and implementation of the overall Schindler Canada Safety and more specifically Safety as One Strategy.

The position will serve as the primary safety and health resource for Central and Eastern Canada and will work closely with the Manager, Health, Safety & Risk on corporate safety directives, including alignment with the global safety fundamentals. The role includes planning, implementing, managing and monitoring safety programs and processes within Eastern Canada to ensure compliance with Schindler policies/guidelines, as well as the applicable industry and government regulations.

The role may include coordination with multiple departments to develop and implement improved policies, processes and practices that increase worker safety, reduce injuries and promote an incident / accident - free work environment in a way that positively enhances the culture so that operating costs are reduced, and overall results are improved.

Responsibilities include;

  • Assist the Manager in managing the Occupational Health and Safety Management System as required and directed.
  • Provide analysis of Central and Eastern Canada historical injury / incident data and safety program/process effectiveness to identify focus areas for improvement and to recommend actions to Manager Health, Safety & Risk and Branch Managers.
  • Make available the materials, tools, training, information and other support as needed to Central and Eastern Branch managers and offices to enable them to perform their roles and responsibilities in alignment with the Safety Playbook, policies, procedures, Schindler Group and legislative requirements.
  • Conduct documented safety plan and program reviews annually in 100% of Central and Eastern Canada to assess compliance to TOR Program requirements and the execution of Branch plans.
  • Manage the injury and near miss incident investigation and corrective action processes in cooperation with line management to ensure the Schindler Canada incident reporting process is followed for all OHSA reportable injuries, illnesses and any near misses with potentially serious consequences within Central and Eastern Canada.
  • Provide monthly summary report to Manager Health, Safety & Risk and Central and Eastern Branch Managers containing YTD safety performance metrics, training attendance compliance, compliance to schedule of selected program elements and other data pertinent to the area.
  • Participate in weekly conference calls and quarterly safety meetings and other Branch meetings as requested by the BM and management team as a safety resource.
  • Support the maintenance and continual improvement of the Canadian Safety Health and Environmental written programs to ensure regulatory compliance and applicability to field operations.
  • Serve as resource to Schindler Canada and the Canadian National Safety Committee as directed by the Manager, Health, Safety & Risk.
  • Conduct or participate in and document Safety and Health Risk Assessments as directed by the Manager Health, Safety & Risk.



Mobility needs you

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of applicable safety experience
  • Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) is critical for the role
  • Knowledge of OHSA general industry and construction safety standards
  • Minimum of 5 years of applicable experience in construction or commercial services industries
  • Able to travel a minimum 15% of the time
  • Excellent facilitation and influencing skills
  • Strong presentation skills and comfortable speaking to groups

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Schindler Elevator Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our success has been built on innovation and our ability to identify with customers and respond to their needs. But most of all, we've achieved our standing by empowering our employees. We invite you to learn more about our company and to consider what we can offer - not a job, but a career - to people who have the skills and initiative to move ahead with Schindler.


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