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EHS Manager

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 9:58:14 AM
  • 2749760
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): Canada ; Ontario; Markham

About Us:
Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit

Role Summary:
This position shall support the Plant Manager in Markham to achieve and maintain EHS excellence. Primary responsibility will be for the management of all key programs/initiatives in terms of EHS and Security.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Responsible for developing and promoting a healthy and safe work environment for all employees
• Maintain 100% compliance with federal, provincial and local EHS in the Markham facility
• Develop plans to ensure compliance of plant operations with government regulatory agency requirements relating to air, water, waste and associated health and safety
• Integration with all functions and associates to aggressively reduce EHS incidents and accidents
• Lead EHS programs and involvement across all functions in both locations
• Lead implementation of all GE EHS & Security programs including all Gensuite web tools
• Drive operationalization of EHS and Security across all functions
• Establish, lead, guide and coach key EHS teams:, Ergo team, Accident Investigation Team, Joint Health and Safety Committee etc.
• Participate and incorporate EHS into NPIs and process/production changes
• Liaise, cultivate and develop solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders including regulators
• Execute on plans to drive world-class EHS performance

• BS or BA in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Science, or related technical discipline
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience operationalizing safety, compliance, and environmental programs in a manufacturing facility
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience dealing with provincial and local regulatory agencies

Desired Characteristics:
• Six Sigma Greenbelt certified (GE employees only)
• Knowledge of GE Energy Programs and Systems
• Working knowledge of Gensuite
• Related professional designation (e.g. CSP, CIH etc.)
• Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks
• Strong written and verbal communication skills spanning all layers in the organization
• Computer proficiency
• Ability to develop and drive to an EHS excellence vision
• Ability to integrate business and financial objectives into EHS decision-making
• Mastery of influencing skills - proven ability to work within & lead cross-functional teams
• Results-oriented: drive effective short-term actions within the context of a longer term system improvement vision

Locations: Canada ; Ontario; Markham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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