Process Safety Technologist


Toronto, ON, CA, M9W 1M7

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise. Through a portfolio of brands, we offer highly engineered solutions, technology and products to support infrastructure markets worldwide.

Shawflex is the Market Leader and a Trusted Brand in the Electrical Infrastructure industry with a wide variety of wire and cable solutions from common to custom. Our Business Model thrives on our Strong Channel Relationships and Entrepreneurial Culture where we champion in providing unique engineered-to-order product offerings to our customers.


The Process Safety Technologist (PST) will improve/standardize and maintain best working practices with respect to machine guarding and functional safety of machinery and equipment lines within the A&I Rexdale/Vaughan facilities. This role will address compliance to workplace safety standards and providing a safe and healthy workplace for employees as well as supporting safe delivery of new process introductions, operational cost savings, and capacity improvements.
The PST will be principal in providing direction and co-ordination of key safety improvement programs and maintaining PSHSR compliance through facility transition and new equipment line integration.

Training in machine guarding and project management will be provided to the incumbent. New graduates and candidates with millwright experience are encouraged to apply.

Additional responsibilities of the role will include:
•    Self-driven and independently managing projects requiring communication with multiple stakeholders and under budgetary, time and resource constraints
•    Co-ordinating and supporting outside vendor structured projects for larger safety improvement projects/initiatives
•    Building and maintaining outside vendor relationships for efficient integration practices
•    Actively collaborating within the process engineering, operations and HSE team to provide practical solutions regarding machine guarding and functional safety
•    Developing and managing machine/task based risk assessments and employing risk based tools to drive actions and provide positive feedback for continuous improvement initiatives
•    Demonstrate structured safety initiative effectiveness employing common standard tools to jurisdiction such as provided in CSA Z1002, Z432, Z434, ANSI B11, ISO13849
•    Engaging directly with production to facilitate training and feedback focused on operational safety improvement
•    Generation and revision of work instructions, standard operating procedures and lessons learned
•    Executing efficiently structured and strategic problem-solving processes addressing medium-long term corrective actions for more complex problems
•    Use of CAD, generation of drawings and management of fabrication vendors for internal fabrication projects supporting safety guarding and safety system integration
•    Facilitating embedded knowledge transfer within the team regarding process safety principles and best practices


1.    Manage outside vendor projects including scoping, quoting, CAPEX initiation/approval and execution of machine-guarding related projects
2.    Design, coordinate and execute internal machine guarding projects such as fixed guarding to ensure equipment meet standards
3.    Complete and maintain PSHSR document library for all equipment lines
4.    Co-ordinate, complete and maintain task/machine based risk assessments to demonstrate conformance to applicable standards of jurisdiction
5.    Ensure management of change is completed for new and redesigned processes and equipment
6.    Generate related documents for machine guarding and process safety
7.    Facilitate internal training and knowledge transfer with respect to machine safety activities



-    Experience in CAD Design for manufacturing equipment and machineries is preferred

-    Knowledge and experience in CAD Design ex. AutoCAD, SolidWorks is required.

-    Above average mechanical aptitude
-    Millwright experience is preferred
-    Experience in machine guarding is an asset.

-    Working knowledge of CSA Z1002, Z434, Z432 and ISO 13849 is an asset

-     Previous Manufacturing experience is a must 
-    Minimum High School education
-    Good project management skills

-    Good interpersonal and communication skills

-     Ability to work fully onsite
-     Ability to work at least 50% of the time in shop floor during execution (Industrial work environment)

•    At Mattr, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy 
•    We understand times have changed and so have we. Mattr offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs 
•    Comprehensive total rewards package that includes competitive salaries, annual incentives, medical benefits, retirement savings plans, paid vacation days, education assistance programs, corporate discounts and more!
•    Participation in service milestone awards and recognition opportunities 
•    Access to mental health support resources such as our Headversity mental health and wellness platform and free, confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
•    Rewarding growth opportunities (may include global career and travel opportunities) supported by personalized training, development and mentoring programs
•    Commitment to providing a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment  
•    We prioritize our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) values and offer a paid Volunteer Time Off Program, allowing employees an opportunity to support charitable organizations in their communities
•    Company events, social gatherings and team building activities that promote fun!
•    We’re working to create a better world. Join us!

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise through brands offering engineered products, technology and solutions to support infrastructure projects & markets world-wide. Mattr brands: Shawflex, DSG-Canusa, Flexpipe, Xerxes and Shawcor.
At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!
We thank all applicants for their interest; however we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our Recruitment Management System and you must apply via the link below or the posting on our career page at to be considered for this opportunity.