Micralyne Inc. is internationally recognized for its unique design and fabrication in Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) technology, with over 30 years of experience and Micralyne is leading today’s cutting edge MEMS technology in Canada. Every member of the Micralyne team is committed to the following core values: Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and Commitment. Micralyne is proud to work with customers as strategic partners towards providing innovative solutions to meet evolving global needs and societal expectations.
Company Operation Name- Micralyne Inc.
Business Address- 1911 94th Street Edmonton, AB Canada T6N 1E6
Job Title- Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator
The HS Coordinator is responsible for ensuring HS programs, procedures, training, work practices and controls are effectively implemented in accordance with the Company’s policies and objectives. The HS Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable Health & Safety laws, regulations and standards.
The primary mandate for the HS Coordinator is to support company-wide operations in administering employee health and safety activities, as well as to initiate or assist in strategic HS projects or initiatives. The position promotes safety in all aspects of work through staff engagement and HS awareness training, acts as the resource and knowledge base for health and safety compliance requirements.
• Permanent member of Safety Committee as the employer representative. Work with the Employer and Worker Co-chairs to ensure a focused and effective committee is in action.
• Schedules committee meetings, takes and publishes committee meeting minutes, prepares regular internal HS awareness communication.
• Facilitates Safety Committee actions as appropriate, responsible to ensure recommendations are appraised by management and decisions are effectively implemented.
HS Compliance, Documentation and Reporting:
• Ensures adequate HS policies and protocols are established, and are in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable regulations.
• Keeps current on legislative changes that may apply to the company and report findings to Executive team.
• Applies applicable ISO/Quality principles for HS documentation, activity and audit/drill record keeping.
• Prepares and reports to Safety Committee, staff and management on: HS related performance metrics; HS audit/drill results; Safety Report status.
• Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of emergency response plans to ensure emergency preparedness. Plans and arranges applicable emergency response trainings and drills.
• Assists the management of Emergency Response Team, including membership, equipment, and training. Ensures First Aid facilities are maintained and sufficient numbers of employees are current in their First Aid training.
• Ensures safety equipment (chemical spill kits, eyewashes and showers, first aid kits, fire blankets, Lockout/Tag-out kits, etc.) is properly stocked and maintained.
Prevention and Control:
• Responsible for establishing and delivery of required staff HS trainings. Ensures HS related information is accurate and accessible by staff.
• Ensures Chemicals are imported, used, disposed of & stored safely. This includes MSDS management and emissions control. Lead annual chemical waste audit and roundup. Manage liquid and solid waste disposal; follow up on trends to reduce waste.
• Administers the PPE program (including prescription safety glasses), managing the safety consumables and ensure compliance.
• Performs regular Safety Management by Walking Around. Plans and organizes internal HS audits/inspections. Identifies improvement opportunities and recommends changes to eliminate work place incidents and injuries.
• Ensures timely investigation for identified or reported HS concern/incident. Works with functional teams to develop effective preventative & corrective actions to prevent incident or incident re-occurrence. Coordinates and facilitates the completion of HS related preventative and corrective actions.
• Ensures effective and consistent risk assessment performed and control established according to HS procedures for new equipment, equipment modifications and new processing set up.
• Participates or assists hazard assessment & control activities. Evaluates and improves the effectiveness of the hazard assessment & control.
Qualifications and Experience
• Occupational Health and Safety accreditation courses completed or equivalent experience. Post secondary degree in Environmental or Occupational Health & Safety preferred
• Minimum 3 years relevant experience as HS professional in manufacturing environment. Previous experience in semiconductor manufacturing would be considered an asset but not a must
• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of relevant regulations, codes and legislative requirements relating to OSHA, CSA, WCB and the Environmental Act
• Excellent organizational and time management skills to respond to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks; proven ability to prioritize and to meet deadlines
• Proficiency on computer software applications (Word, Excel, Project, Access, PowerPoint, etc…)
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, key for training role. Experience in writing procedures and policies an asset. Good record keeping, previous experience in an ISO environment preferred
• A self-starter, strong attention to details. Must be effective in problem solving and decision making
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization and communicate with a diverse / multi-culture workforce
Points of Contact:
Roz Walsh, Human Resources Coordinator
Phone: 780-431-4400 extension 2272