• Safety Manager

    Job Locations CA-SK-Vanscoy
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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  • Job Description

    Safety Manager, Vanscoy, SK

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    The Safety Manager reports to the General Manager.


    Key Tasks:

    • Responsible for the overall effective management of the Safety Department and for providing leadership and directing the overall safety strategy for the Site

    • Manages the Site's safety program and provides the site with safety statistics reporting to ensure compliance which meets or exceeds the standards and regulations
    • Works in a variety of areas including safety coordination; risk assessments and safety investigations/audits; safety training; safety policies, procedures, and manuals; safety reporting; and supervision of the Safety Department, Occupational Health Center and Security Services.

    • Demonstrates a working knowledge and understands the application of OH&S Regulations and Mine Regulations, including the classification of occupational injuries and illnesses and management of safety statistics

    • Must be familiar with and demonstrate knowledge in the external regulations and standards such as NFPA, OSHA, and ANSI
    • Must have the ability to assess the health of the entire safety program and make recommendations to management for continuous improvement
    • Intimate working knowledge of Nutrien safety programs and policies/procedures is necessary
    • Ensure the successful execution of both Mine Rescue and Surface Emergency Response programs


    • Experience working in a potash mining environment is preferred

    • Competent in writing policies, procedures, programs and standards, including the revision and approval processes

    • Experience with incident investigations and competent in the facilitation of root cause analysis, preferably TapRoot
    • Ability to lead effective audits and deliver effective training, coaching and mentoring

    • Superior interpersonal, teamwork, communication and writing skills are essential

    • Demonstrate positive safety behaviour and safety leadership
    • Superior computer skills are required, including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
    • Ability to work safely and effectively in a team environment as well as independently
    • Willingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through training


    • Must have at least 6 years of supervisory experience in an industrial setting, preferably in potash mining

    • Attainment of Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation/accreditation is highly desired

    • Preference will be given to individuals who have internationally recognized professional/academic qualifications in any of the following: engineering, occupational/industrial health and safety, risk management, or fire protection

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This position will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.




    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet


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