Health & Safety Officer

GFR Pharma is a privately held manufacturer of natural health products.  As a proudly Canadian company located in Coquitlam B.C., we are committed to manufacturing high-quality supplements for our customers.  We are currently seeking to hire a Health & Safety Officer.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Provide advice and guidance to all levels of management in OH&S matters and staff support to achieve a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Develop policies, procedures and safety management systems to ensure regulatory compliance and implement best practices for prevention.
  • Develop and implement safety systems and risk management plans that address hazards in the workplace.
  • Coordinate education and training for all employees in OH&S systems, legislative and regulatory requirements and safe working practices.
  • Ensure accident/incident investigations are initiated and completed; supplying Supervisor support as required.
  • WCB claims management, investigations and return to work programs.
  • WHMIS training to all levels of staff and MSDS administration.
  • Lead the Health & Safety Committee; coordinate workplace inspections, record meetings minutes, resolve issues in a timely and effective manner, and post approved minutes.
  • Coordinate PPE, FIT testing and annual hearing testing for required employees.
  • Ensure that all employees receive orientation and training in safety policies, safe work procedures and work practices.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as Health & Safety Officer.
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/Work Safe) and procedures.
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Diligent with great attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety
  • BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred.
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety.
  • Manufacturing experience will be considered an asset.

We value our employees and provide a respectful, safe and supportive work environment! Along with competitive wages, we offer a fully paid comprehensive benefit package.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@gfrpharma.com. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!

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Testimonials

In all my years, I can honestly say, no other company I have ever worked with has provided me with such an unparalleled level of care and service. Literally, GFR Pharma has provided my company with the best level of service I have ever experienced. You are that good, that efficient, that professional.

If there was a problem, it was fixed. If there was a challenge, it was met. If there was a deadline, it was met.

It’s time for an official thank you.
We appreciate our relationship with GFR. From QC to communications, we have found working with GFR to be a pleasure, highlighted by excellent communications and reliable delivery dates. Thank you.
Michael BentleySierraSil Health Inc.
We cannot wait any longer to express our appreciation for your help during our production process.

We thank you for your professional suggestions and the quick responses to every question we have had; you have been so patient in helping us with every one of our inquiries.

Your guidance throughout the entire product development and production is a tremendous support to us.
Please forward my sincere gratitude to the GFR team. You guys are seriously, seriously on-it!
Chris GFounder
Great first experience manufacturing my product with GFR. I am definitely going to be utilizing your services in the future for more of our products and look forward to our next project with you. Thanks again!
I always prefer to make our products at GFR if possible, because I am confident with your product quality and service for us.

We are growing well steadily in the Korean market and so orders are continuous and items keep increasing.

I really hope to work closely with GFR with most of our products.
James T.President