Must embody Pinnacle’s Core Values, focusing on meaningful engagement at all levels. Create and sustain strong relationships with key stakeholders (Plant Teams, Central Operations, Corporate, etc.).

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Operational Safety Support – 70%

  • Enthusiastically support Pinnacle’s Alberta operations in promoting our Owning Safety culture.
  • Champion the implementation and use of effective safety resources to reduce risk through the positive communication of Pinnacle safety processes, policies, procedures & practices.
  • Communicate accurate information on standards supporting the safe production of quality pellets.
  • Provide on-the-job training with new and young workers, both in Pinnacle standards and procedures, as well as various certificate training courses (as qualified).
  • Engage team members in Owning Safety conversations; and “catching each other doing things right.”
  • Review and analyze DATS (Digital Action Tracking System) safety information to identify opportunities for both “kudos” and improvement. Report regularly to plant & senior management.
  • Support Pinnacle teams to help drive meaningful change through quality incident investigations.
  • Advice & support operations teams in Owning Safety during regular operations and plant shutdowns.

DATS Learning Management System (LMS) & On-The-Job (OJT) Training Development–15%

  • Play a critical role in ensuring our operations teammates are awesome and safe at what they do.
  • Support the development of DATS-based training courses supporting Pinnacle and operating site policies and procedures – assist in creating new learning content.
  • Work with plant management to identify new DATS safety system applications and opportunities
  • Work with plant management to identify and deliver required safety training materials
  • Support development of “micro-learning” modules to support existing training efforts
  • Support and participate in Pinnacle’s “Safety Champion Academy” training sessions

Other Safety Support  – 15%

  • Support safety and operations teams on various safety initiatives and projects, at operating locations across all Pinnacle operations.
  • Advise & support Pinnacle Teams on capital construction projects.
  • Provide additional safety systems advice and support for the Director of Health & Safety.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Proven commitment to Owning Safety, both personally, and through influence on all stakeholders
  • Progressive operational safety leadership experience; ideally in Wood Products Manufacturing
  • Preference will be given to a holder of recognized safety designation or certification, e.g. CRSP. Will consider providing additional training to applicants with strong wood products operational experience and proven safety commitment.
  • Strong working familiarity with regulatory environments and requirements (Alberta).
  • Familiarity with Alberta COR program; auditor qualifications an asset.
  • Ability to conduct formal and informal hazard assessments to reduce risk across operations; process safety knowledge an asset.
  • Training/coaching/mentoring skills are important.
  • Effective communication and leadership-influencing skills.
  • Writing and document production skills vital: the ability to research and develop safety documents; including policies, procedures, crew talks, and newsletters.
  • Systems thinker; ability to identify improvement opportunities and drive change.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Proficient with personal computers and business applications.

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