Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

IMP   •  

Halifax, NS

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 347 days ago

IMP Aerospace and Defence, an Operating Unit of IMP Group, located in Enifeld, NS is a progressive, well-established member of the aerospace industry.


Manager, Health and Safety

With more than 65 years of industry experience, IMP Aerospace and Defence, a Division of IMP Group is a leader in the Aerospace providing a diversified line of products and services to both national and international customers in the aerospace, naval and land environment. Recognized as one of Canada’s top 50 employers, IMP Aerospace has the privilege of employing over 2500 employees from coast to coast in modern, technically savvy facilities creating a dynamic and competitive organization.  Known for providing its employees with a supportive and challenging atmosphere, fostering growth and personal development, IMP Aerospace and Defence is looking for a Manager, Health and Safety to join its team.

As the Manager, Health and Safety, you will have a key role in ongoing development and continuous improvement of the Occupational Health and Safety program throughout I.M.P. Aerospace and Defence.  You will provide leadership and guidance in the promotion of a healthy and safe workplace to management, employees, OH&S staff, and the OH&S Committee, as well as monitor compliance with Company policies and procedures. Using input from other stakeholders, you will capitalize on your previous experience to develop, monitor and evaluate operational wellness and safety programs and practices to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations and make recommendations to address any potential areas of risk or area of improvement. You will analyze accident trends, investigate major accident and incidents and work with stakeholders to reduce such cases.  You will be responsible for providing stakeholders with health and safety status reports and act as the company liaison with applicable provincial and federal regulatory agencies.  Additionally, you will assist other divisions with their Health and Safety program as nessessary.

As the ideal candidate you will have a university degree or equivalent with 10 years of relevant experience (5 of which are in a managerial capacity). Experience in an industrial unionized environment is preferred.  You process an accredited health and safety certification with a CRSP certification being considered an asset.  As a demonstrated leader you are able to work with people at all levels of the Company, and are able to build positive working relationships. You are a dedicated safety professional with knowledge of Canadian OH&S regulations, CSA standards and how they apply to the health and safety environment.  You have a strong attention to detail and are able to manage competing priorities to ensure all deadlines are met.  You will be expected to travel to otherlocations in order to provide assistance and promote the health and safety program. In order to proceed through the application process all hires are required to be able to meet the requirements for all necessary security screening.

As the Manager, Health and Safety for IMP Aerospace and Defence you will have the opportunity to be a part of a community that values the importance of safety and is always looking for innovative ways to enhance the workplace.  IMP Aerospace and Defence is a progressive, well established organization that supports its employees, providing competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a challenging work atmosphere.  If you are looking for the chance to be a leader and create positive change and a safe environment for your employees, then this may be the opportunity for you.