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Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist II

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Mississauga, ON, CA

About the role

Boston Scientific is seeking a Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Specialist to grow and support the health, safety and environmental systems and culture at our Access Solutions franchise in Mississauga, Canada.  Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.  This is a hybrid work role that enables some work from home and some onsite work supporting design laboratories, office and manufacturing operations for life-saving medical devices.


This is a 2-year contract position.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting occupational health & safety and environmental programs.
  • Incident Response and first aid.
  • Review of tooling and equipment.
  • Ergonomic assessments and initiatives.
  • Hazard analysis risk assessment.
  • WSIB claims reporting and return to work management.
  • Policy, procedures and training.
  • Reporting HSE measures, problem breakdown and improvement actions.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external standards.
  • Manage occupational health and safety committee(s) (meetings, inspections).
  • Participate and facilitate benchmarking and best practice sessions with partners.
  • Reinforcement of the HSE culture in Access Solutions.
  • Adhere to all requirements of the Quality Management System. 
  • Demonstrate company values, work with integrity, and be a supportive corporate member. 
  • Comply with the Health & Safety policies of the company and inform Management of unsafe working conditions. 
  • Other duties as required. 

Required qualifications:

  • 2+ years of practical experience in occupational health and safety with knowledge of health and safety legislation and health and safety program elements
  • Post-secondary education in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of key elements of an HSE program including ISO 45001, 14001 and OSHAS 18001 standards
  • Willing to seek accreditation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (SHSC) within a reasonable amount of time
  • Ability to travel between local Access Solutions buildings in Mississauga
  • Ability to support both day and night shift as required
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time to support benchmarking and best practice sharing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proven analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to facilitate, train and coach.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and tact in resolving issues that require a high degree of discretion due to the sensitive / confidential information involved
  • Highly motivated with exceptional organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to travel for benchmarking within Boston Scientific


What we have to offer: 

  • Hybrid working model for many roles combining on-site and remote work, paired with flexible working hours. 
  • Comprehensive total rewards package, including bonus, RRSP or 401k employer matching, tuition reimbursement, health & dental benefits, and a health or lifestyle (your choice!) spending account. 
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation days, personal days, statutory holidays, and a Holiday shutdown! 
  • A strong commitment to mental health and well-being, including a company-paid meditation app, meditation rooms in some buildings, fully trained Mental Health First Aid staff members, and weekly yoga/HIIT/Pilates/mindfulness online professionally-led classes for all employees. 
  • Headquarters based roles offer functional outdoor spaces (bring your laptop to one of multiple wi-fi connected outdoor patios to work) and access to a beautiful ravine trail system for lunchtime walks 
  • Employer subsidized gourmet, high-quality, healthy meals available onsite, freshly delivered multiple times a week. 
  • Strong senior leadership commitment to Inclusion and Diversity; many opportunities to join I&D committees and spearhead I&D initiatives; employer-hosted roundtables with external experts, guest speakers and workshops/celebrations. 
  • Formal mentorship program, robust biweekly internal networking events and multiple communication streams open to senior management for all employees to provide continuous feedback 
  • Employee-friendly work environment, with opportunity to participate in employee-led clubs (for example, book club, French club, gardening club, rock climbing club, boardgame club, tea club), and support to create new clubs 
  • Employee recognition rewards platform (Guusto) – receive gift cards as recognition for a job well done! 
  • Formal leadership training programs for leaders and non-leaders to develop their careers 
  • Purposeful work that drives career development, with opportunities to learn and grow by way of on-site training, workshops, and lunch and learn sessions. 
  • Smart commute options including complimentary shuttle from Kipling Station, subsidized transit program and complimentary Electrical Vehicle charging on site. 

Requisition ID: 574761


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

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