Ocean Career: Univar Solutions Marine Technical Specialist

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About the position:

Reporting to the Terminal Manager, this position will support the site to implement Univar Safety Management Systems and Security Requirements appropriately and effectively.

The North Vancouver facility stores caustic soda, glycols and denatured ethanol for distribution to customers in Western Canada and across the world. These products are used to make consumer goods such as clothing, packaging, and paper products.

What we offer:

  • Paid training and development programs at every level
  • Global career advancement and mentoring opportunities
  • Education allowance
  • Competitive salary, benefits to include; employer paid medical & dental, short term and long term disability coverage, pension with employer matched contributions
  • Employee Resource Networks that are advocating for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the company

What you’ll do:

  • You will be the Training Coordinator for all site personnel, longshore operators and foremen, marine surveyors, truck drivers, and a variety of other roles that support the site
  • You will hold the Marine Facility Security Officer (MFSO) role and be responsible for tasks such as updating the Transport Canada Marine Security Plan along with managing all efforts re: site CTPAT certification, as well as the primary liaison for vessels calling at the terminal (including some vetting responsibilities).
  • You will be the coordinator for a variety of audits such as TDG, Environment Canada, Transport Canada Marine Security, Kosher, Responsible Distribution, and customer quality audits
  • You will be the coordinator for a variety of reporting requirements, such as site KPIs, internal water reporting and air emissions, site incident reporting and participation in, and documentation of, Root Cause Investigations, and tracking action items
  • You will coordinate safety meetings and perform housekeeping walkabouts and work with Univar EHS to ensure good communication of initiatives and best practices 
  • You will be part of the NVDC site on call operations team and have on call responsibilities 1/3 of the time. This will involve attending vessels and coordinating labor on some frequency
  • Additional tasks that arise at manager’s discretion

What we would like from you:

  • Commitment to doing the right thing, and always working in an ethical manner
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders, implement initiatives and leverage knowledge from internal Univar subject matter experts
  • Ideally, a post-secondary degree/diploma in related field to Occupational Health and Safety; Safety Management, Quality Systems or Regulatory
  • Five (5) years direct experience in EHS required
  • Knowledge of regulations such as Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Environmental Emergency Regulations, Workplace Hazardous Information Systems, and Occupational Health and Safety
  • Available for on-call work #LI-VL1

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to keep our communities healthy, fed, clean and safe.

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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