HSE Lead

Smiths Falls, Ontario | Full-Time

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The Company


With millions of square feet of licensed production, and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. Now that Canopy Growth is entering the US, it’s doing so with ambitious plans. The Company’s shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED) and the New York Stock Exchange (CGC) and are even a part of the S&P/TSX 60 Index.


Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth. We are excited to be expanding to the United States and want to continue hiring a diverse group of people in our American offices.


The Opportunity


We are looking for a hands-on EHS leader with strengths in collaborating and gaining buy-in with multiple levels of management and employees in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of environmental, health, safety, and security.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success driving EHS improvements, tackling and implementing EHS projects and initiatives; and a progressive leadership style to manage, coach and mentor a small EHS staff.




  • Provide technical guidance concerning EHS issues.
  • Establishment and attainment of site EHS objectives and targets.
  • Management of EHS employees
  • Development and execution of tactical and strategic plans to improve site EHS performance, including the allocation and management of EHS resources.
  • Ensure the following site programs are implemented and maintained:
  • EHS communications.
  • Incident and injury reporting, investigation, and record keeping.
  • Worker’s compensation claims management and the site KIK Return to Work programs
  • EHS corrective and preventive actions to ensure timely follow-up and implementation.
  • Timely completion of all required safety, environmental, and sustainability reporting to internal and external interested parties.
  • Process safety and risk management programs, where applicable.
  • Environmental & safety management programs.
  • Site and chemical security programs, including CFATS where applicable.
  • Emergency preparedness and response programs.
  • Support hazardous materials transportation compliance and other regulatory affairs related programs.
  • Identify safety initiatives that will elevate employee engagement to achieve zero accidents and zero loss across the facility
  • Advise on process modifications to ensure consideration of potential hazards during operating processes
  • Any other duty, responsibility or task as assigned by management




  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline (e.g. Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering)
  • Certified Safety Professional and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager a plus
  • 5+ years of environmental, health and safety compliance experience. Within a manufacturing environment is a plus, with evidence of continual improvement success.
  • Experience managing multiple technical level employees.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of federal, state/provincial and local HESS regulations is required.
  • Experience with hazardous chemicals is desired.
  • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM), Risk Management Plans (RMP) or E2 is desired.
  • Experience in the consumer products industry is a plus. 


Other Details


This is a full-time position based out of Modesto, CA. 


We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


One last note: the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks. 


Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth. 

Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth Corporation
HQ: Smiths Falls, Ontario

Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis, hemp and cannabis device company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties in dried, oil and Softgel capsule forms, as well as medical devices through Canopy Growth’s subsidiary, Storz & Bickel GMbH & Co. KG.

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