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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Negotiable 
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Job Categories:
Construction Safety
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Mining
Experience level:
11-15 years
Education level:
Certification
Reference Number:
4648BR

Safety & Health Manager

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. 
Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

We are looking for a Safety and Health Manager to be based in Vancouver, BC.  Reporting to the Director of Health & Safety, the ideal candidate will have ten to fifteen years of relevant safety experience with a strong WorkSafeBC background in heavy manufacturing, building materials or construction. The position has an area of responsibility that will include the Province of BC.  The person selected will have an opportunity to make an impact on the business every day on the job.  If you can lead by example in this very important area of our company, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll get to do: 

  • Implement and support all Safety and Health programs including the Lehigh Hanson Safety/Health Management System
  • Provides ongoing safety and health support and guidance to operations management and employees
  • Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging safety regulatory requirements at all levels affecting the assigned facilities including Federal, Provincial, and local
  • Monitor and proactively report facility Safety and Health performance
  • Approximately 50% local travel within assigned area
  • Approximately 5% travel outside assigned area
  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, completion of required training, and monitoring compliance
  • Proactively manage safety and health of employees to continuously improve the company’s safety and health performance
     

Who we are looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in safety or related major
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant safety experience
  • Holds or is pursuing a CRSP designation
  • Experience and competence in developing and implementing safety programs
  • Strong management, interpersonal, and influencing skills at all levels from senior operations to plant level employees
  • Proven coaching and teaching abilities
  • Ability to form, facilitate, and maintain internal and cross functional teams
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
     

Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.   


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