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Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator

Company: Western Forest Products US LLC
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

#WFP2023THE OPPORTUNITYWhat You'll Do: As the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator, you are responsible for developing and fostering a safety first workplace culture at our Columbia Vista Sawmill Division. You will develop and implement environmental, health and safety programs and policies, train personnel on new protocols, and ensure that the organization is in compliance with all environment, health and safety regulations.Who You Are: You are an experienced health and safety professional with experience in the manufacturing industry. You have strong knowledge of OSHA, WISHA, and relevant standards and regulations. You are an excellent communicator with a strong ability to collaborate with various roles within the operation and have a commitment to the highest safety and environmental standards. If you have an Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or related science, it is an asset.Our total rewards offering includes:Salary range of $75,000 - $85,000 based on your skill level, qualifications, and experience.Annual Performance BonusDental and Medical Benefits; employee premiums for base plan are 100% paid for by WFP401(k) retirement savings planWork Environment: This role is to be performed in person at our Columbia Vista Sawmill Operation in Vancouver, WA.RESPONSIBILITIESOversight of the Environment, Health, and Safety program for the solid wood operations.Assist in the development and implementation of mill and department safety action plans.Perform routine monitoring, audits and create corrective actions to address safety and environment issues.Lead environmental and safety regulatory and compliance inspections.Develop and coordinate safety training.Lead environment and safety improvement programs.Assist in management of Drug Free Workplace and fitness for duty programs.Coordination and management of worker's compensation cases, as well as coordination of return-to-work with Human Resources.Support operating staff in performing safety coaching and trainingOther functions as neededQUALIFICATIONSEducation And Experience3 or more years' experience in environmental, safety and health management.Manufacturing safety experience required.Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or related science is an asset.Safety certification an asset.Wood products or pulp and paper industry experience preferred.Skills, Knowledge and Required CompetenciesStrong knowledge of OSHA, WISHA and related standards and regulations.Intermediate to Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word and Access).Commitment to high Safety and Environmental Standards.Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive/energetic team environment.Detail and results oriented.Ability to function under pressure.YOUR CAREERAt Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition.We provide a variety of on-the-job training and continuing education in many areas at Western to ensure you have the skills you need to succeed. Our promote-from-within culture recognizes high performance and we offer diverse career paths across the organization for those with the talent and will to advance.Our total rewards offering including competitive pay, performance bonus, 401(k) plan, extended health and dental benefits and other programs designed to support our employees.WESTERN OVERVIEWWestern Forest Products is a leading forest products company that sustainably manages forests and manufactures high-quality wood products. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of BC and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering.Our commitment to health and safety, environmental stewardship and community engagement is core to how we do business at Western Forest Products.Our approach to responsible business practices in all aspects of our business is multi-faceted. We adhere to and employ the most stringent environmental practices in the world. The steps we take to ensure the forests in which we operate are renewed and remain healthy and viable for future generations are mirrored in the care we take to make certain our communities continue to grow and prosper. This includes investing in communities where we operate and continuing to forge mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations in respect of their local and cultural interests.

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