Ergonomics Specialist at Cargill
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Ergonomics Specialist

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Job ID 244863 Date posted 11/22/2022 Location : High River, Canada

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Ergonomic Specialist  will lead the implementation, execution and maintenance of the environmental, health and safety and process safety management systems at low to medium complex facility, or help lead at a high complex facility. In this role, you will serve as a subject matter authority for the application of safe, compliant operational practices and demonstrate compliance with company policy, work processes, programs and standards that comply with environmental, health and safety regulations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the plant manager in facilitating the community and governmental interaction and the external reputation.
  • Support contractor environmental, health and safety requirements during construction phase and help test and evaluate environmental, health and safety performance according to design during project startup phase.
  • Partner with regional domain and country environmental, health and safety to support management of site impact assessments, operating permits and construction permits.
  • Support suitable training content and delivery mode, in line with global and regional requirements, conduct gap assessment to identify training needs, adjust curriculum to reflect site specific needs and deliver training.
  • Partner with key site or project leaders to integrate and operationalize environmental, health and safety programs and drive culture of safety, compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Understand, localize and integrate company and legally required work processes, programs and controls into site level operating procedures, tools and work instructions to standardize front line processes and monitor, analyze and adjust for improved performance.
  • Ensure strong alignment of goals, metrics and targets with plant vision and targets and govern site performance targets together with plant and site leadership team and consult on planning, issue and incident response and operational environment, health and safety and process safety compliance.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma/Certificate or bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Experience or background in ergonomics
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources
  • Background in industrial Ergonomics 
  • Experience in Beef industry  
  • Strong scientific and mathematical knowledge 
  • Solid working knowledge of food safety industry practices and standards 
  • Basic business acumen and the ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts 



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This position is posted internally as well as externally

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