Pillar5 Pharma Inc., an industry leading Canadian CDMO specializing in off-the-shelf sterile pharmaceuticals for the North American market, has an opening for an OHS/EHS Specialist at our Arnprior, ON location. This position will take a lead role in designing, developing, monitoring, and executing programs to ensure a safe working environment and safety mindset throughout the organization. Your main goal will be to provide expert knowledge and overall guidance of all health, safety, and environmental issues.
Provide technical excellence in hazard/risk identification, assessment and controls, emergency preparedness and response planning.
Conduct research on best practices in OHS/EHS and design, develop, and implement programs, policies, and practices to support program goals.
Ensure full compliance with required laws and regulations, including all employee safety, materials, and environmental legislation.
Perform EHS compliance audits, training, hazardous substances and chemical inventory assessments, job hazard assessments, and other similar EHS assignments.
Act as internal expert on materials hazards, including appropriate storage, maintenance, and usage of specific materials and equipment.
Ensures company is prepared for any/all EHS/OHS audits – regulatory agencies or customers.
Resolve safety/environmental issues through contributions of the Joint Health and Safety Committee, employees, and management.
Review capital projects, new substances, and new equipment installations to ensure compliance with regulatory and guideline requirements.
Review, update, and monitor existing OHS/EHS training program.
Drive a culture of safety throughout the organization.
B.Sc. in a health science, engineering, or any related scientific field.
Minimum 3 years' experience with OHS/EHS in manufacturing environment.
Experience in a GMP environment is an asset.
Proven background building EHS/OHS programs from the ground up is an asset.
Comprehensive knowledge in occupational hygiene, industrial safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations.
Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills – ability to work with contacts at multiple sites to achieve project goals.
Understanding of the Environmental Protection Act and related environmental legislation to fulfill requirements for hazardous waste, air emissions, and other environmental reporting.
Familiarity with WSIB claims management, construction projects, Pre-Start Health & Safety Reviews, and contractor safety an asset.
We are a proud Canadian company in a small town, and we care about our shared environment.
We provide a safe and clean work environment.
We offer flexible work policies and encourage strong work-life balance.
We encourage and drive personal and professional development within our organization.
We have expanded our operations with a new facility, providing the opportunity for growth and new challenges.
Pillar5 Pharma Inc. is an industry leading Canadian CDMO & with strong capabilities in sterile ophthalmic manufacturing. The company is currently the only CDMO with multi-dose preservative free (MDPF) solutions for the North American market. Pillar5 Pharma’s award-winning manufacturing facility was built by Pfizer in 1956 and has been instrumental to their company’s continued growth and success. Since 2009, Pillar5 has doubled its sterile ophthalmic manufacturing capabilities, undergone significant plant expansion, and seen revenue more than double. Following March 2021, Pillar5 became one of 14 specialized and complementary companies within the ANJAC family, a French family-owned industrial group and a partner to beauty & wellness brands and pharmaceutical laboratories.