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Health, Safety, and Training Advisor

Posting ID:     23564
Position Type:   Regular  
City:   Urbana, AR, United States 
Location:   Urbana Plant  


The Opportunity:

The Health, Safety & Training (HST) Advisor is responsible for organizing and arranging safety, on-the-job, operational, and values training for all employees on the plant site. You will have an interactive role with the Management team while providing support for all employees on the site.



  • Assists with safety and operational orientation for all new hires. 
  • Follow-up with new hires frequently to confirm training requirements are met.
  • Engages with employees and the management team to create and maintain employee career development plans and training needs.
  • Conduct mill safety reviews, complete investigations and audits where needed, and monitor compliance issues in conjunction with direction from the Corporate Safety Department.
  • Provide guidance in divisional Safety practices, lead Mill Safety Committee meetings, encourage participation in HS practices among workers.
  • Responsible for training the trainers and ensuring all trainers know the basic requirements of Canfor on-the-job and operational training.
  • Works with Management to ensure excellent employee relations including open communication and follow-up to employee concerns.
  • Development and coaching support for staff and employees.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in training & development in a health and/or safety role.
  • College degree in Business or an Industrial related field is considered an asset and additional safety course work preferred
  • Industrial manufacturing experience considered an asset
  • A high degree of personal motivation and the drive to exceed expectations
  • Experience in managing Safety Programs
  • Champion of safety at all times and a subject matter expert in OSHA regulations and safety best practices
  • Proven ability to work as a team player
  • Effective communicator with strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Exceptionally organized and customer service oriented
  • Working knowledge of web-based computer applications and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills



At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


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