EH&S Champion Job

DATE: Apr 14, 2024

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Mississauga, Ontario 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: <10% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$65,000 to $75,000” per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

​What does it mean to work at Plasterform, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

Standard benefit package offerings: medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Vacation and sick time


 The EH&S Champion is a key member of the Plasterform Team.  Come help us shape our Safety Culture! You will be responsible for providing technical guidance relating to the Environmental, Health and Safety of the plant.  Developing and implementing the facility’s safety management systems. This includes hazard identification, risk assessments, mitigation planning and project implementation, development of procedures, compliance auditing, and compliance reporting.


What’s in it for you!

  • Opportunity to build a career in Safety and at Armstrong World Industries
  • Be a trusted partner to the business
  • Networking and Relationship Building
  • Ability to be innovative and strategic
  • Manage Safety projects and initiatives
  • Dedicated training and development to help you grow in your role and beyond
  • Collaboration and an open friendly team environment.


What You’ll Do

  • Partner with manufacturing leaders, facilitating the maintenance of safe, healthy and environmentally friendly working conditions in accordance with Ontario Ministry of Labour guidelines.
  • Partner with AWI OPS Manager with integration into AWI EHS systems and leading indicators.
  • Train and educate employees in the required safety procedures, such as PPE, LOTO, ergonomics, and environmental concerns such as waste and hazardous materials handling.
  • Lead the Joint Health and Safety Committee.
  • Actively participate as a member of the plant to drive resolution of common cause and special cause issues that negatively impact safety, quality, cost, and productivity.
  • Provides technical assistance to the facility on a proactive basis in terms of environmental, health, and safety.
  • Establish the annual safety calendar.
  • Owns accident/incident investigation and case/situation management as needed, recommending corrective actions and managing to completion.
  • Manages facility's hazardous and waste programs.
  • Identifies and execute improvements in the plant’s environmental/safety systems and procedures.
  • Lead, manage, and facilitate completion of hazard identification and risk assessments.
  • Ensure that process safety related documentation for all identified hazards is developed and maintained including SDS documentation.
  • Identifies safety training needs and provides training through in-house resources or external consultancy.
  • Transfers technical knowledge where appropriate to elevate organization understanding and performance.
  • Ensure compliance with facility environmental permit or environmental compliance requirements.
  • Serves as an on-call site contact when needed.
  • Support person for Shipping and Receiving Admin work.


What will make you successful

  • Ability to work with team members in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment where respect for others is the expectation.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and think critically.
  • Detail oriented and exceptional organizational and planning skills.
  • Sensitive and compliant with confidential information.


What makes you stand out

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with incident investigation to include root cause analysis and 5-Why.
  • Knowledge of and experience with safety compliance as detailed above.
  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet Key Performance Indicators and other performance objectives.
  • Solid document management and recordkeeping approach with ability to leverage technology to support process improvements, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with production operations in support of compliance and improvement.



  • B.S. degree in Safety Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Safety, or related technical discipline OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience supporting environment, health & safety affairs in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of WSIB system
  • Working knowledge of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act including industrial regulations.


Perks of AWI

  • Guidance and leadership from industry leaders
  • Professional development opportunities and career pathways
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Annual Bonus
  • RRSP & Health Benefit Options


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with a growing business, travel to exciting locations, develop into a more valuable professional; Apply today!


Why should you join Plasterform, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

Plasterform, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Mississauga, ON)

Mississauga is a city neighboring Toronto on Lake Ontario. On the lakefront, Port Credit has shops, a working lighthouse and a marina with a grounded freighter. Multi-use trails wind through the city's parks and woodlands. In the center, Mississauga Celebration Square hosts multicultural festivals and has a skating rink in winter. A popular shopping destination, the city has several huge malls. The city has a population of over 700,000 and is known for their active cultural life with galleries, theaters, art centers, concert halls and museums.



Plasterform, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment on the applicable prohibited grounds under applicable human rights legislation, where individuals are treated with respect, have equal opportunities in accordance with applicable human rights legislation, and can contribute meaningfully in the workplace once employed.


Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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