Safety Advisor

About Us

Our goal is to make the manufacturing industry a safer place to work—creating a culture of safety where every worker returns home safely to his or her family each night. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (“the Alliance”) was established to reduce injuries in the industry. We serve a demographic of approximately 3000 manufacturers in BC, and employ a professional team of health and safety specialists to support our members. We deliver a range of occupational health and safety advisory services, resources, and training, and provide the Occupational Safety Standard Program for the manufacturing industry. The Alliance is a not-for-profit industry organization, passionate about what we do and how we impact people every day. The individual we seek for this role needs to share this same passion to achieve success. Our targets are unique but the results impact many.

We want to continue to engage our membership while looking forward to assist more manufacturing companies, large and small, to have a good health and safety program. If you are an enthusiastic safety professional who brings exceptional knowledge, standards and experience in engaging with members to implement high quality safety programs, here is an opportunity to serve the manufacturing industry by joining Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC.

Profile Summary

The aim of the Safety Advisor is to offer value to our members without compromise, deliver the highest level of service by assisting our members to implement Health & Safety Management Systems that meet and exceed Occupational Health & Safety standards, seek to attain the OSSE standard of Excellence and become OSSE certified.

Key activities and responsibilities

  • Gap Analysis: Perform Gap Analysis, develop and present findings and action plans to members
  • In conjunction with our members develop and execute Health & Safety Management programs (i.e. OSSE) as defined in the Action Plan
  • Engage members to review progress made in the execution of the Action Plan
  • Ensure specific objectives and deliverables for each client engagement are defined in advance of engagement meetings
  • Complete reports for all clients engaged
  • Update and verify all pertinent and accurate information in CRM
  • Optimize the full resources provided by the Alliance with our members
  • Engage and facilitate the promotion of Health & Safety as a core value to all members
  • Facilitate Training sessions as required and as detailed in the action plans
  • Advise members of compliance standards, best practices and procedures to mitigate risk and ensure minimum standards are attained
  • Work with members to surpass minimum compliance standards
  • Collaborate/facilitate communication between our members and the Services team sharing best practices, initiatives and OH&S standards
  • Represent the Alliance at professional body meetings in a positive manner
  • Continuously update and apprise on best practices, compliance legislation and industry standards

Is this job really for me?

This job is for professionals who are passionate about occupational health and safety. Making the impossible…..possible in our organization is the mindset you are driven by. To be successful you must be:

  • Motivated to achieve high standards
  • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented
  • A strong communicator (oral and written)
  • A positive thinker
  • A collaborative Team Player
  • Highly engaging using excellent customer service skills and professionalism
  • Able to work in a small multi-tasked team environment
  • Experienced in developing health and safety resources

Education & Experience:

  • Certificate or diploma in Health and Safety or an equivalent educational background. CRSP designation preferred
  • Three or more years of related practical health and safety experience

WIIFM (What’s in it for me?)

At Manufacturing Safety Alliance, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment and make an impact to the lives of people in BC. Below are just a few reasons why people love working here:

  • The opportunity to work on a high-impact area and to deliver on a vision that is already defining the future of occupational health and safety
  • A fun, high-caliber, team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant
  • A competitive remuneration package with extended health and dental benefits on joining
  • RRSP option on completion of probationary period
  • Fitness Benefit reimbursement to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Business mileage allowance
  • Positive workplace culture and commitment to work-life balance
  • Professional learning and development opportunities

If you are driven by the mindset of making the impossible…possible, and aspire to belong to a dynamic, values-driven organization, kindly forward your resume to hr@safetyalliancebc.ca

How To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting the Job title, to:

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, Human Resources
Unit A-43833 Progress Way
Chilliwack, BC
V2R 0E6

Email: hr@safetyalliancebc.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.