Health & Safety & Operations Coordinator
Sollio Agriculture
Thorndale, ON
Sollio Agriculture, the Agri-business Division of La Coop fédérée, is a Canadian leader in the agriculture industry. It specializes in the merchandising of farm inputs and value-added agronomic services. It benefits from a synergy between three sectors: livestock production, crop production and grains. Present in almost every part of Canada, it has close to 1,100 employees and made $2.125 billion in sales in 2018 in Canada and abroad. For more information about Sollio Agriculture, visit

Our sector is seeking a:
Health & Safety & Operations Coordinator


Work location: Thorndale, Ontario

Status: Temporary, Full time, Replacement

**3 to 6 months contract.


The position belongs to the sector of Crop Input Productions specializing in the sourcing and suppling of crop input products and services to retail businesses while utilizing the synergy's created between our three business sectors. Successful candidate will be responsible for providing health and safety (H&S) guidance within the Agromart Group of partners as well as the ATI business.

Being recognized as the EH&S leader for the Agromart Group of partners;
A comprehensive training program that maintains compliance within all regulatory responsibilities we are required to adhere to;
Supporting and developing training system relative to specific individuals at specific Agromarts;
The use of assessment tools to evaluate the safety program at each Agromart.
Making recommendations to increase the effectiveness of the H&S program across the group of partners;
Participating in planned site inspections at all Agromart locations and providing a formal report that is reviewed and understood by the individual Agromart.
Participating in incident investigations as required to understand root cause and mitigate further risks to the business;
Sharing incident overview and corrective actions across the group to create awareness and avoid similar situations at other businesses;
Communicating regularly with safety representatives from each Agromart;
Maintaining a proactive approach to eliminating risk by creating awareness of hazards that the industry is subject to;
Staying current with all H&S regulatory requirements for our business;
Participating in developing specific return to work programs for individuals trying to integrate back into a modified work program.
Liaise with the environmental team to ensure the environmental initiatives (NPRI reporting) are clear and followed through on at each Agromart;
Participate in the environmental assessments at the Agromarts. Be current with and communicate actions taken regarding the Registry set for each business to ensure our reduction of open items plan stays on track;
Project planning meetings. Developing an understanding of each Agromart business that enables you to provide feedback on business impact factors relative to specific projects;
Identifying asset health concerns when participating in plant inspections (guarding, corrosion and other defects noticed). Communicating with the partners;
Attending capital planning meetings within the group of Agromarts;
Developing the required skillset to participate in specific projects while being a representative present at contractor meetings to identify areas of opportunity and communicate with others as to the aspects that may form risk within various parts of a project;
Understanding the useful life of custom application equipment used to service the farm customer;
Attending trade shows to stay current with new technology and equipment within the industry;
Taking a lead role in the operating training event
This position requires frequent travel. A valid driver’s licence is essential.


Required qualifications:
University degree in an applicable discipline;
Minimum of 3 years of EH&S, preventative measures, project planning, asset planning experience;
Understanding of Ag Retail;
Effective cooperation with teammates locally and across the globe;
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to adapt to constant change;
Approachable and a positive attitude.

If you want to join the ranks of an organization with a bright future that provides interesting challenges, a stimulating work environment as well as a competitive compensation package, we invite you to join our team.

Send your application to, by 26/10/2019 at the latest.

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Thank you for your consideration.