Safety Advisor

About The Alliance

Our goal is to make the manufacturing industry a safer place to work by creating a culture of safety that brings every worker safely home to his/her family every night. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (“the Alliance”) was established to reduce injuries in the industry. We provide training and services to more than 3,000 manufacturers in BC and employ a professional team of specialists to support our members. We deliver a range of occupational health & safety advisory services, resources, training, and are the Certifying Partner for the Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE), the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program for the manufacturing industry. We are a not-for-profit organization passionate about what we do and how we impact people every day.

Job 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.

This position will be based in the Lower Mainland and will report to the Services Manager.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

  • Needs assessment and Gap Analyses: Evaluate the current state and needs of a member organization’s health and safety program. Develop and present findings and action plans to members
  • In conjunction with our members, develop and execute health and safety management programs 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 and 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 OHS 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 for me?

This job is for a professional who is passionate about occupational health and safety.

To be successful you must be:

  • Motivated to achieve high standards
  • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented
  • A strong communicator (orally and in writing)
  • 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 and 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

What’s in it for you?

At Manufacturing Safety Alliance, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment and make an impact to the lives of people in BC. Here are a few of the reasons 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 aspire to belong to a dynamic, values-driven organization, please apply.

How To Apply

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

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, Human Resources
101 44981 Commercial Court
Chilliwack, BC
V2R 0A7

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.