Occupational Health and Safety Representative

Other Port Coquitlam, BC


Description

Position: Occupational Health and Safety Representative   
Location: Port Coquitlam, BC    
Would you say that ensuring safety is an important aspect to you? Are you ready to take the next step and advance your career with Lordco? Our Occupational Health and Safety Team is growing! Join our Port Coquitlam, BC team and let work, work for you.   
  
Lordco Auto Parts is Canada’s largest independently-owned automotive parts retailer, with over 100 locations across Western Canada and is a family-owned and operated business since 1974. Start your career in customer service and grow with us today!         
       
We got you covered!         
       
Would you like to leave the dental office without any bill to pay? What about leaving the pharmacy without having to reach for your wallet? Our employees are our family, and we want to make sure they are taken care of. Your health and well-being matter to us, and we are dedicated to providing top-notch programs and plans to support you and your loved ones. We want you to feel valued and welcomed within our diverse, inclusive team, and here’s how we do it:         
  • Extended Benefits for You and Your Family
    • Health, Dental & Vision Care Insurance
    • Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Disability
  • Education and Savings Plans, RRSP matching
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Generous Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Career Development Support & Promote-From-Within Culture to enhance your expertise and maximize your career journey
  • Work Flexibility to fit your unique schedule
   
What You’ll Do:   
  • Oversee and promote Lordco’s OHS program
  • Engage with staff and suppliers at all levels through safety discussions and practices
  • Ensure proper use of PPE and safety equipment
  • Conduct site inspections and safety drills, make recommendations and take action to eliminate or reduce risk and increase safety awareness
  • Reinforce proper ergonomics at all times 
  • Ensure machinery is operated in a safe manner
  • Maintain safety standards with minimal interruption to distribution center operations
  • Assist with maintaining records of monthly safety meetings, inspections, and training
  • Identify and mark hazardous zones
  • Assist in creating safety training and safe work procedures
  • Conduct risk assessments, safety audits, and investigations
  • Provide counsel and advice to employees, supervisors, and management on their rights and obligations with respect to health and safety. Promote understanding of health and safety issues that are pertinent to the operation of the facility
  • Support compliance with all applicable WorkSafe BC
  • Lead by example
  • Other tasks as assigned
Do you fit the part?   
  • You are a highly motivated individual with a passion for safety excellence
  • 2-5 years of OHS experience
  • Post-secondary education related to Occupational Health and Safety
  • Warehouse safety experience is considered an asset
  • Have a positive attitude to lead and influence others
  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Forklift Train the Trainer experience is considered an asset. Company-sponsored training can be provided if the candidate is willing to undergo training
  • Can exercise sound judgment, discretion, and confidentiality
  • Adaptable to changing demands
  • Able to work as a team and independently
  • Have an understanding of, and apply Federal, provincial, and other regulatory agency requirements
At Lordco Auto Parts, we are committed to fostering a culture that celebrates diversity, promotes equity, and prioritizes inclusion in every aspect of our organization. We recognize that embracing diversity enriches our workplace, enhances our perspectives, and fuels innovation.  
Apply now and join our family today!   
Pay range $60k-$70k/annually, based on experience.