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Disability Management & Safety Programs Specialist

Human Resources
Irving Tissue
23004339 Requisition #



Disability Management & Safety Program Specialist


At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Majesta and Royale brands.


The Disability Management & Safety Program Specialist will be based out of Toronto, Ontario (1551 Weston Road, M6M 4Y4) and will support our employees through effective claims management practices inclusive of return-to-work coordination. In addition, collaborating with the Health and Safety team; they will support and assist with implementing, executing, and managing health and safety programs in the workplace. This is a permanent, full-time position.


Are you an energetic individual with a Can-Do Attitude who is passionate about achieving results and driving improvement? At Irving Tissue, our culture inspires creativity, nurtures talent, and creates an inclusive workplace. Our employees can thrive and grow their careers across our diverse operating divisions.


Job Requirements

  • Leads proactive and strategic ability case management for all occupational and non-occupational illnesses, injuries and WSIB cases; including reporting and return to work programs
  • Establishes and maintains contact with employees on disability leave.
  • Coordinates with appropriate participants to prepare individual return to work plans and ensures that process and outcomes are evaluated.
  • Identifies systemic barriers to return to work and assists departments to identify suitable transition work for ill/injured employees, and/or work that meets an employee’s accommodation needs.
  • System owner of the site Industrial Athlete Program and knowledge of ergonomics
  • Assists with incident investigations, root cause analysis, corrective measure identification and completion
  • Assist in developing and executing comprehensive wellness programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with employees in all departments.
  • Perform and participate in other department related programs and initiatives as required.
  • Coordinates site immunization programs
  • Coordinates employee testing programs e.g., audiometric, visual and cardiovascular testing
  • Performs administrative tasks and responsibilities related to providing support to the HR function.
  • Must be willing to work in an environment with flexible schedules aligned to a 24/7 operating facility.
  • Work experience and familiarity with a manufacturing environment is an asset.

The main duties/responsibilities of this role include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline such as Kinesiology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, or Occupational Health Nurse. Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
  • Occupational Health and Safety or Disability Management Certification preferred (CDMP, CRTWC)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in disability/WSIB case management is an asset
  • Must demonstrate strong problem-solving and analytical thinking skills and have a proven commitment to customer service
  • Certified Audiometric Technician or willingness to pursue this certification.
  • A valid First Aid Certificate course will be required to completed

What We Offer

Irving Tissue is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan
  • Employee & family assistance programs
  • RRSP matching program
  • Health & wellness reimbursements
  • Product purchase program
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Tissue and the larger network of the J.D. Irving group of companies
  • Relocation costs (if applicable)


To Apply for this Career Opportunity
​Concerned you don’t meet every requirement? Research has shown that many people only apply to jobs when they feel they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. At Irving Tissue, we are focused on creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome, appreciated and encouraged to contribute fully. If you are interested in this position but are concerned you may not fit the requirements perfectly, we would encourage you to still apply. You might be exactly who we’re looking for with this role or others we have available!
Please apply online at https://careers.jdirving.com/.


For further details, please contact Recruitment at icprecruitment@irvingconsumerproducts.com 
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
To learn more about our products and services, click here
Irving Tissue is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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