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Multi-plant Health & Safety Coordinator

Posting Start Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.



The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the corporate OHS manager, and serving as OHS expert, the Multi-Plant Health and Safety Coordinator’s mission is to coordinate the implementation of his or her group's health and safety strategic plan in the plants concerned in accordance with the standards, laws and regulations in force. You stay abreast of best practices and promote the OHS culture to units’ management, and act as a resource person for the authorities and partners concerned in the event of problems. You also manage the first aid program and support management teams in the implementation of standardized and highly valued OHS processes, practices and tools in the plants. In this way, you actively contribute to the achievement of your group's business objectives while having a direct influence on the creation of a healthy and safe work environment throughout the company.

Individual responsibilities


Promote an OHS culture among unit management personnel


Help to implement your group’s strategic plan within the targeted plants as OHS expert

Coordinate the implementation of OHS practices, processes and tools within the targeted plants

Support plant management in implementing the OHS strategy

Support plant management in implementing the OHS management system

Advise the management of the plants concerned about best practices in OHS

Support the plants by acting as a resource person with the authorities and partners concerned

Monitor performance indicators and analyze their results

Define and promote OHS culture with plant management

Ensure compliance with OHS standards, laws and regulations

Monitor and share best practices in OHS throughout the company

Ensure the continuity of the first aid program and ensure a sufficient number of first aiders

Experiences and strengths

Knowledge of OHS laws and standards

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions

Ability to translate challenges into concrete solutions

Keen sense of collaboration to communicate effectively with stakeholders

Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions

Ability to deal with change and to propose favourable adaptation conditions

Ability to support and advise business partners on occupational health and safety issues

Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Proficiency in written and spoken French and basic knowledge of English

Agility needed to work with various technological tools

Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Informations additionnelles

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


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