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Safety Coordinator
Temporary, Full-time

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Position Title: Safety Coordinator

Position Type: Temporary – Full-Time

Position Location: Coaldale

Requisition ID: 29239

The Health and Safety Coordinator is required to assist in the development and execution of the safety and security protocols for the plant, focusing on continuous improvement of safety policies and procedures, injury prevention, safety management, plant security, crisis management, and compliance with all applicable federal/state/provincial safety regulations. Duties include managing safety programs, conducting complex safety inspections, developing safety policies, and training employees on safety procedures. The primary responsibilities of this role include those mentioned above. However, additional duties may be assigned to assist the Safety Manager in ensuring compliance with the state, provincial, and federal occupational safety regulatory requirements. Assist the Safety Manager in evaluating the site environment to meet employees’ ergonomic needs and noise level compliance, and procedures are implemented to meet the Company’s safety requirements and regulatory standards. Conducts safety audits and ensures proper corrective action is taken.


  • Ensure adherence to all relevant federal, state, provincial, municipal, and company safety rules and regulations.
  • Conduct regular Key Elements of Safety (KES) inspections of equipment and facilities and serve as a resource for employee safety committees in collaboration with the Safety Manager and/or Regional Safety.
  • Conduct safety audits and support the site leadership team in closing audit findings’ root cause corrective action and other assessment findings within the required timeframe.
  • Analyze safety interaction data, incident, and injury trends to identify areas for training improvements, behavioral changes, or other operational and workflow enhancement opportunities.
  • Assist supervisors in investigating workplace incidents and devising action plans to prevent a recurrence.
  • Audit the contractor management program to ensure contractors’ safety training, safe work plans, and insurance requirements are met and permits are completed.
  • Maintain McCain safety program and/or any Local required program to ensure adherence to company, regulatory, and/or customer food safety requirements, including compliance with established procedures, documentation completion, and annual reviews.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports to track safety and operational performance.
  • Conduct training on, Health and Safety for management and staff.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision on projects within teams.
  • May receive calls outside the regular working hours in the event of an accident or severe injury.


  • The ability to work with and influence others to cultivate a positive safety culture.
  • Able to create written safety procedures such as Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Lock Out procedures, Safety Policies, and Standard Work.
  • The ability to deal with and develop a plan in an ambiguous environment is key.
  • Experience in training and facilitating is a plus.
  • Strong oral communication. Able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Listens and gets clarification. Responds appropriately to questions. Participate in meetings. Able to talk to large groups of people and provide practical training.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of qualification and experience
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Experience developing and facilitating training programs and protocol.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional safety certification is desired.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: 
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing
Department: Safety
Location(s): CA – Canada : Alberta : Coaldale || CA – Canada : Alberta : Calgary || CA – Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || CA – Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie || CA – Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge || CA – Canada : Alberta : Red Deer || CA – Canada : Alberta : Rocky View

Company: McCain Foods (Canada)Report job