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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Location – Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Hourly Rate – Commensurate with experience

Experience Requirements – 3+ years

Challenge
Team-oriented and safety driven you’re the kind of person who can make an industry leading safety record even better. In this role you’ll be responsible for safety orientation, safety training, job site inspections and reporting for Penticton Foundry.

You have all of the traits that companies typically look for in this role – attention to detail in your report writing, a communication style that allows you to gain buy-in, and the ability to teach safety-related concepts in an engaging manner. These skills have consistently led to your professional success.

Penticton Foundry is a place where innovation meets hard work and determination. We have continued to flourish in large part because of our high quality and desire to innovate. We invest in our people, have a learning culture and offer a competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, BC medical, and life insurance.

Our foundry is in the outdoor-minded Okanagan Valley, BC, where your lifestyle is defined as much by your after-work interests, as it is by your career.
We look for people like you – driven, innovative and motivated by a desire to make a company better.

If this sounds like you, then send your resume to rmorcombe@pentictonfoundry.com, or apply in person at 568 Dawson Avenue, Penticton, British Columbia, V2A 3N8. Please make sure to indicate that you are applying for the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator role on your resume.

Responsibilities

Compliance
You’ll perform job-site safety compliance inspections including hazard analysis, safe work procedures, written reports and recommendations. You’ll be responsible for monitoring adherence to the company’s safety program by all Penticton Foundry Ltd. employees and subcontractors

Training
You’ll research, plan, organize and conduct training programs and seminars for all Penticton Foundry supervisors, managers, office and plant employees with regard to WHMIS, orientation, personal protection equipment, CPR, first aid, fork lift, and any other training related to Penticton Foundry.

Communication
You’ll maintain awareness of legislation and amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and make recommendations for their implementation. You’ll work with the company’s safety committee to ensure that all safety-related concerns are addressed in a professional manner.

Administration and Reporting
You’ll complete accident / injury reports and give them to necessary company personnel and WorkSafe BC. You’ll complete all administrative tasks pertaining to the Health & Safety Program and upkeep of the related software program. You’ll maintain safety supplies and inventory.

Return to Work
You’ll develop and manage a strong return to work program.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience managing a manufacturing safety program
  • Desire to continually improve safety performance and culture
  • Experience chairing safety committee and conducting tool box talks
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Training and Certifications
  • Competency in office and safety-related software programs
  • Team-oriented and tactful
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to gain buy-in
  • Highly organized, with ability to prioritize