EHS Coordinator (12 month Contract)

LGC Clinical Diagnostics

LGC Clinical Diagnostics

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

ABOUT LGC STANDARDS:

LGC Standards is a division of LGC Group, the UK’s designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurements. We are a leading global manufacturer and service provider of quality assurance and research tools, supporting analytical needs in more than 120 countries worldwide. We use our expertise to produce to the highest standards, including ranges produced under ISO/IEC 17025 and accredited to ISO 17034. Our wide range of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes is complemented by our experience in outsourcing and customs, enabling us to adapt quickly to provide tailored solutions that meet our customers’ analytical needs. We innovate and apply science in order to ensure the safety and integrity of products and services, in line with our vision of science for a safer world.

Job Description

Job Purpose

To provide support, coordination and development of environment, health and safety programs.

Responsibilities and Duties

Support Environmental, Health and Safety Programs

  • Assist in the development and implementation of EHS programs including SOPs, policies and training as required.
  • Participate in the assessment of EHS programs for regulatory compliance and best practices.
  • Participate in workplace audits and investigation of incidents and concerns.
  • Review applicable legislation, guidelines and codes and inform EHS Manager of applicable changes.
  • Maintain and document compliance with EHS standards and programs.
  • Monitor hardcopy EHS records from Business Units to ensure action items are assigned to an employee, completed, closed out, and records are filed.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.

Provide Coverage for Hazardous Waste Technician

  • Ensure, prepare and update procedures for hazardous waste management and chemical handling including, sampling, weighing, and storing chemical containers
  • Be responsible for receiving, identifying, sorting, and preparing for disposal of waste solvent and hazardous materials
  • Verify hazardous wastes and classify them for disposal
  • Dispense hazardous materials from bulk containers to smaller individual containers
  • Prepare information for purchase requisitions or orders
  • Be responsible for registering new waste with Ministry of Environment
  • Ensure shipments are picked up on time

Direct Reports

  • None

Working Relationships

  • Collaborate with Production, Supply Chain and Logistics, and Quality to develop and implement functional Health and Safety programs.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering with Chemistry knowledge.
  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is an asset.

Competencies

  • Working knowledge of relevant regulations (i.e. OHSA and Regulations, TDG, IATA, 49 CFR, 29 CFR, etc.)
  • Experience in safety, environmental or compliance with an understanding of EHS management systems, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong administrative and organization skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Possess the ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.

Physical & Working Conditions

  • Mainly office and laboratory/manufacturing setting
  • Fully on-site position

Additional Information

ABOUT LGC:

LGC is a leading, global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments. Its high-quality product portfolio is comprised of mission-critical tools for genomic analysis and for quality assurance applications, which are typically embedded and recurring within our customers’ products and workflows and are valued for their performance, quality, and range.

OUR VALUES

  • PASSION
  • CURIOSITY
  • INTEGRITY
  • BRILLIANCE
  • RESPECT

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

LGC strongly believes that every job applicant and employee should be valued for their individual talents regardless of age, disability, race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief. Short listing, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or trade union membership.

For more information about LGC, please visit our website www.lgcgroup.com

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