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 Health And Safety Supervisor
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Health & Safety
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: September 17, 2018
Job Location:
Hamilton, ON
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Job Description


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.


As part of Maple Leaf Food’s Operations team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Company’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) programs, policies, systems and reports for the Heritage Plant. This position will ensure legislative and Plant compliance with occupational health and safety by “on the floor” involvement with operations. This position will include but not limited to; assisting in the development of safe work procedures, training, claims management and assessing/controlling risk to reduce/eliminate accidents/incidents which cause personal injury and/or property damage. The goal of this position will be to standardize safe work methods and recognize high impact behaviours to achieve a world class health and safety program. The successful candidate will be involved in all Health & Safety activities related to the Heritage Plant.


  • Assist in the reduction of Health and Safety risks and hazards.
  • Ensure Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews (PSRs) are properly completed including written reports on the construction, addition or installation of a new equipment, structure, protective element or process, or modifications to an existing apparatus, structure, protective element or process; such reports are to detail the measures (steps, actions or engineering controls) necessary to bring the construction, addition, installation or modification into compliance with the applicable regulations.
  • Develops and constructs Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Safe Work Procedures (SWP) identifying the basic job steps and tasks and their associated hazards and risks, and develops safe operating procedures and hazard controls.
  • Maintain OHS metrics and documentation with the ability to present this information to applicable parties
  • Design and deliver training programs for workers, management and Safety Committee members to comply with legislative requirements and improve Health, Safety, Emergency and Security.
  • Review and monitor on-site Contractor OHS programs and compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Personally respond to all serious accidents to ensure that proper investigation and follow up is completed.
  • Ensure records and documentation are kept to protect Company interests
  • Responding to emergencies after hours


  • Superior knowledge of machine guarding and lock out tag out of manufacturing equipment
  • Previous experience working supporting a large client group.
  • Previous experience working with regulatory bodies such as the Ministry of Labour or Ministry of the Environment would be an asset
  • Proven ability to able to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment within specified time frames
  • Ability to support and influence multiple levels of management within an organization
  • Experience effectively managing WSIB claims
  • Knowledge of compliance and regulatory training of all personnel working onsite
  • Meeting regulatory filing and reporting requirements (OHS related)
  • Reinforce company Values
  • Maintain positive relations with employees, management & external enforcement agencies
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organization and analytical Skills. Very detail orientated with proven project management skills.
  • 5-8 years of experience in progressively responsible H&S roles
  • Strong knowledge of business and plant processes
  • Computer skills - desktop applications, Health & Safety and HR applications
  • The ability to build relationships and credibility, to be in a position to influence others
  • Ability to design and evaluate effective training programs
  • Strong knowledge and experience in all aspects of Occupational Health & Safety and Security
  • Able to develop and implement Job Hazard Analysis program
  • Able to identify and integrate into safe work methods high impact behaviours, and develops and applies leading indicator measurements

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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