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Safety Supervisor

  • Location
    • Ingersoll, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


On-site: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

The Role

The Site Safety Supervisor leads a team of Safety Professionals while supporting the CAMI Assembly Site including implementation of the Safety Management System and site Health and Safety related goals. In addition, working with leadership to develop direction to successfully implement the Global Workplace Safety Strategies at the site level.
The supervisor partners with site leadership to lead the successful execution of the annual safety system action plans and initiatives. Providing their direct reports with clear direction, education and tools to be effective in problem solving, injury reduction and culture development initiatives. This includes ensuring regulatory and GM requirements are communicated, understood, implemented, and assessed at the work location as required.
Working effectively with union representatives to jointly resolve site related issues is a key aspect of this position. As the site contact for Health and Safety regulatory agencies, the role requires the incumbent to lead resolution of government safety violations or citations.

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Lead the Workplace Safety System site implementation

  • Perform Workplace Safety risk assessments and reviews

  • Drive effective incident investigations

  • Develop and implement business plan initiatives

  • Lead/ Support new and modified equipment review and buyoff processes

  • Conduct safety audits, self-assessment validations, surveys, and inspections to verify Workplace Safety System compliance levels, against legal and corporate requirements.

  • Lead the CAMI Joint Health and Safety Process

  • Participate in annual safety training programs and attend conferences

  • Point of contact for regulatory visits and communications

  • Own the contract for health and safety related suppliers

  • Develop and implement training as required

Additional Description

Y our Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Health and Safety or Ergonomics or related field

  • Knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations

  • Demonstrated high level of initiative and interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Proven analytical ability to work independently, investigate and to apply technical judgment and resolve safety problems

  • Ability to interface effectively with other departments, staffs, suppliers and regulatory agencies

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Knowledge of Computer Software & Systems (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

W hat Can Give You a Competitive Advantage (Preferred Qualifications)

  • CRSP Designation

  • Previous manufacturing/supervisory experience is desired

  • Knowledge in GM’s Global Manufacturing System and H&S Core Elements

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Management Systems

  • Knowledge of GM’s Safety Contract Management Process

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.  We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

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