Health & Safety Business Partner

Loblaw Companies Limited (Pitt Meadows BC, Canada) 8 days ago

Location:

201-19800 Lougheed Hwy, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, V3Y 2W1

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Health and Safety Business Partner, LCL

Location: Vancouver: British Columbia  

Department: Health and Safety, Loblaw Companies Limited

As a Health & Safety Business Partner, reporting to the Director, Health & Safety – Western Canada, you will work with leaders and their teams directly to define and implement health and safety initiatives that are aligned with business plans.  This role focuses primarily on Strategy (building sustainable safety cultures), Leadership Development (increasing the capabilities of front-line leaders and safety committees), and Regulatory Compliance (managing the end-to-end processes for compliance orders and interface with regulatory authorities).

Job Overview:

As a Health & Safety Business Partner, reporting to the Director, Health & Safety – Western Canada, you will work with leaders and their teams directly to define and implement health and safety initiatives that are aligned with business plans.  This role focuses primarily on Strategy (building sustainable safety cultures), Leadership Development (increasing the capabilities of front-line leaders and safety committees), and Regulatory Compliance (managing the end-to-end processes for compliance orders and interface with regulatory authorities).

*The successful candidate must be based out of Vancouver.

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret workplace injury data and work with facility management to identify areas of unacceptable risk and incorporate corrective measures into the site-specific action plan.
  • Actively promote health and safety critical priorities and collaborate with the client group to identify ways to create and/or develop sustainable safety cultures.
  • Conduct internal health and safety assessments and review facility corrective action plans to ensure that identified risks are eliminated and/or controlled.
  • Support facility management in executing and maintaining Corporate compliance initiatives
  • Continuously work with front-line leaders to improve their competency relating to occupational health and safety including company policies, standards, best practices and the importance of communication.
  • Coach and train front-line leaders on how to identify unsafe behaviours, and how to recognize, assess and control hazards.
  • Coach, educate and train the Joint Health and Safety Committees as required, and in accordance with Company and legislated standards.
  • Provide powered lift truck train-the-trainer sessions to certify peer trainers in the retail stores.
  • Support facility management with provincial regulatory activities and initiatives to ensure favourable outcomes.
  • Provide advice, guidance and coaching on matters related to all areas of health and safety.

Proven Ability to:

  • Demonstrate a practical approach and a commitment to achieving excellence
  • Build and nurture strong working relationships in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Plan and execute communication plans that drive measurable results.
  • Stay current with the latest industry knowledge and trends, to inform decision-making and strategy development.
  • Remain open to new ways of working, experiment with new methods, and adjust behavior to the changing business environment.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to change and meet timelines.

Professional Competencies:

  • 5 to 7 years progressive experience with demonstrated knowledge in the area of occupational health and safety management practices (i.e. post-secondary degree or field experience, or combination of both)
  • Certified Registered Safety Profession (CRSP), Canadian Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) or post graduate OH&S university/college degree preferred
  • Sound knowledge of Provincial Occupational Health & Safety and Workers’ Compensation Acts and Regulations
  • Highly effective and persuasive personality, be a team player and leader and an excellent facilitator of action planning
  • Well organized and able to handle multiple complex and competing priorities
  • Self-motivated and results orientated
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Valid provincial driver’s license that meets the requirements of the Company’s Business Tool Car Program
  • Ability to travel with overnight stays during the work week
  • Ability to provide 24/7 service to the business for the purposes of managing critical injury situations and/or managing regulatory stop work situations that result in an operational disruption to the business
  • Experience in a retail and/or supply chain environments are  an asset
  • A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and a willingness to roll either up your sleeves to get work done, independently or as part of a team.

Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

How You’ll Succeed:

At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:

Regular

Type of Contract:

Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

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