Feb 19, 2021

EHS Manager - Contract

  • PepsiCo Canada
  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
Contractor Management

Job Description

This position provides senior-level, functional, EHS field leadership to support the implementation and execution of the PBNA Zero Zone EHS Management System strategy to either the Canadian GTM or M&E organization.

This position also provides deep, technical oversight ensuring the continued regulatory compliance of Health & Safety, Environmental, Transportation, Worker’s Compensation, and other like, applicable regulations.

In addition, this role has the responsibility of taking sector and division EHS strategy and melding these directives into the day-to-day operation of the business.

This role is a subject matter expert in the EHS spaces and provides sound guidance and direction as it relates to accident prevention, incident investigation and after injury management.

Helping to hone EHS talent is also one of the key responsibilities of this role, by ensuring that direct reports gain critical experiences in the business and in the function to further their career and also provide deep bench in the EHS space.

Deploying, implementing, and leading the EHS agenda throughout a specific region, by supporting their Senior Business Leaders with integration of EHS, prevention, workers' compensation and regulatory compliance into everyday activity is key for the success of this role.

The EHS Manager has responsibility to provide analytics and insights so to develop and implement local or regional EHS solutions.

This role requires EHS Leadership capabilities (L10) as defined in PepsiCo’s Leadership Excellence Framework for Setting the Agenda, Taking Others with you, and Doing it the Right Way.

In addition, as People Managers, this position will have multiple direct reports (L6+).

This position reports to the Canadian Field EHS Director and will work to support a regional implementation as opposed to a defined Plant or Market.

Because of this large scope, the unique complexities in each location could include a large quantity of facilities / locations / associates, large geographical area of coverage or an EHS infrastructure complexity requiring additional attention and skills to manage in a compliant manner.

Depending of the role (MW or GTM), the ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in EHS matters as it related to all the functional areas of occupational safety, environmental, and fleet safety, as well as have regulatory compliance experience in each of those functions.

The ideal candidate should have previous manufacturing and GTM EHS leadership responsibilities and be highly skilled at implementing processes that will lead to sustained performance improvements and regulatory compliance.

Finally, a general understanding of the risk / casualty processes in Provence’s they support would be required. This is a 14 month Temporary Development Assignment.

Major Tasks, Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities :


  • Supports the implementation of field team execution of all EHS programs as related to the PBNA Zero Zone Management System and all associated components (P2P, EiOS, myEHS, CAPs, etc.)
  • Delivers training to location or Market EHS resources so to enable local EHS Plan execution
  • Supports the M&E or GTM Canadian locations to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Provides guidance and support to field teams in preparation for third-party EHS audits including technical and management system-based reviews
  • Reviews incident trend data to identify key risk areas and then works with Sector EHS team to develop programming to eliminate the identified risks
  • Initiate and maintain effective working relationships with key managers across their regions, including the regional and local business leaders at locations, to assure awareness of and collaboration on issues of common concern
  • Works with the Canadian National EHS Manager to review and summarize execution of EHS Plans for quarterly progress to plan reporting (ZZP rollups)
  • Participates on significant incident investigations, root cause analyses and develops targeted incident corrective actions
  • Field liaison to vendor and / or HQ team to troubleshoot on-going field process issues
  • Identifies best practices within support areas and shares with the National EHS Manager to ensure broad communication and reapplication
  • Works with National EHS Manager on implementation of new EHS Programs across supported locations
  • Executes environmental compliance and risk management training programs for multiple environmental program elements in the medias of : air, waste, water, USTs, spills, etc.
  • Supports the EHS director and National EHS Manager with government environmental agency interactions, specifically with respect to environmental issues and permits
  • Assists in the evaluation of capital and innovation projects to determine EHS impacts, EHS compliance requirements, and EHS risk control needs and deployment strategies for their locations or Markets
  • Provides field support to execute the management of the Canadian Casualty portfolio (WC, Auto, General liability) including : Interactions with the Third Party Administrator (TPA) responsible for adjudicating WC claimssupporting the locations or Markets in achieving EHS metricsworking directly with National EHS Manager to develop and execute risk reduction strategiespartner with Business Leaders and local EHS teams on the quick closure of claimswork with locations on return-to-work strategiesanalyze trend data from TPA and help their locations or Markets in mitigating negative trends and cross-replicating positive trends


Qualifications / Requirements

Basic Job Qualifications :


  • Bachelor's Degree or 10 years applicable EHS experience without a degree
  • Greater than five years of work experience in the EHS discipline
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Canadian EHS regulatory requirements
  • Have a strong systems background and ability to utilize existing PepsiCo systems to their highest capability
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Solid employee relations experience, interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills
  • Professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader by influencing all levels of the organization to drive continuous improvement in safety performance


Preferred Job Qualifications :


  • EHS management experience in a related industry, including consumer packaged goods, distribution / transportation, manufacturing or grocery industry
  • Safety, Engineering, or Science degree
  • CRSP / CIH or qualification to sit for certification



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