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Cummins Inc. EHS Specialist in Mississauga, Ontario

EHS Specialist


EHS Specialist

We are looking for a talented EHS Specialist to join our team specializing in sales for our #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • Provides technical support on health, safety and environmental to production and site personnel under the guidance of the site HSE leader. Assists in the implementation, analysis, review and sustainability of Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems.

  • Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE)


  • Maintains skills and knowledge required to perform job duties.

  • Determine gaps within corporate HSE initiatives and local health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Applies HSE culture ensuring it is integral to processes.

  • Maintain confidentiality and appropriate recordkeeping standards in line with corporate data protection and retention requirements.


  • Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards.

  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard through internal reporting processes.

  • Work as a HSE resource providing guidance on site internal processes.

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of hazard identification, incident investigation and risk assessment processes, including delivery of training.

  • Support closure of corrective and preventive actions.

  • Communicate effectively to create HSE awareness.

  • Coordinate environmental management activities.

  • Perform administrative tasks as required.


  • Participate in HSE inspection and audit programs.

  • Actively participate and lead incident investigation and reporting.

  • Assist in the analysis of HSE related trends.


  • Maintain local HSE policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Support health, safety, environmental and wellness initiatives.

  • Support implementation and maintenance of Emergency Response processes including delivery of training.

  • Participate in local employee engagement initiatives to drive an interdependent culture.


  • Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures.

  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures.

  • Performs quality checks.

  • Identifies and controls non-conforming material.


  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams.

  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements.

  • Participates actively in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:


Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university or equivalent degree required. HS and/or Env. degree preferred. Progress towards CSP, CRSP, CRST, NEBOSH or similar certification preferred


  • Significant work experience and in-depth knowledge obtained through specialized training and experience in health, safety, environment or related field.

  • Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

  • Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

  • Being resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

  • Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

  • Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

  • Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems - Interprets and applies international standards through practical application within the operating environment to achieve and maintain an effective management system and external certification.

  • Risk Assessment - Evaluates hazards within the work environment by applying hazard identification and risk assessment techniques to analyze and prioritize risk, enabling a selection of control measures that reduce risk as low as reasonably practicable.

  • Health, Safety and Environment Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis - Examines HSE incidents by completing quality, evidence based investigations with accurate root cause analysis, resulting in effective corrective actions, accurate reporting and avoiding repeated incidents.

  • Advanced MS Excel & PowerPoint skills

  • Provides guidance and leadership for the 4 Joint Heath & Safety Committees (JHSC Certification Part I & I preferred)

  • Experience conducting comprehensive risk assessments and identification of mitigating actions

  • Previous experience working with and success with ISO standards, 14001 & 45001

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

The successful candidate will go through pre-employment background check process consists of a Criminal Background Check which includes a criminal background check as well as an education and work experience check. Specific Tickets / Licenses are checked as required, and Drivers Abstracts are required for any position where driving is part of the job.


Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Cummins Hydrogenics

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting May 4, 2022, 10:56:59 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 2200035U