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OHS Training Coordinator - Turnaround

Reference ID: 104589

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  • Don't miss this opportunity to use your occupational health and safety experience in a challenging role!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex’s global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking an OHS Training Coordinator to join the team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis.

In this role, you will design, develop, implement, present, coordinate and maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) training and orientation.

In addition, you will be responsible for administering the recordkeeping system to track employee training participation and progress, assists in other administrative and budgeting tasks associated with training programs, coordinates and tracks participation in outside training activities and proactively reviews field performance against training provided.

This position will also be responsible for coordinating personnel and contractor training requirements for a site turnaround scheduled for 2020.

Please note, this is a temporary position with an anticipated commencement approximately November 2018 and an anticipated duration of approximately twenty-four months.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Staying up to date with company and regulatory requirements to determine the site OHS training needs.
  • Conducting annual review of the Medicine Hat Responsible Care training program and training matrix to ensure continued compliance with company and legislative requirements.
  • Maintaining the Responsible Care training matrix to communicate and plan site training requirements.
  • Drafting and submitting the annual Responsible Care training program budget for inclusion in the overall Responsible Care department budget.
  • Initiating the Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) process for training projects that require additional financial approval.
  • Working with managers, supervisors, and stakeholders to plan and schedule training to meet the OHS training requirements.
  • Developing and delivering Computer Based Training (CBT) or training packages as required.
  • Identifying and assessing vendor suitability for the provision of externally facilitated training to meet program needs.
  • Reviewing and defining acceptability of contractor training tickets.
  • Coordinating, maintaining and executing site orientations for different groups of workers, including employees, contractors, methanol haulers, janitors, etc.
  • Finding innovative ways to keep site orientations fresh and engaging on an ongoing basis.
  • Conducting regular field visits and attending site and contractor toolbox sessions to determine if OHS training remains effectively implemented in the workplace.

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Diploma or Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety combined with specialization/courses in Alberta OH&S regulations. 

You will also possess:

  • Safety professional designation (e.g. CRSP, CSP, ASP) (Asset).
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills ensuring clear and concise information is relayed to all levels of the organization.
  • Superior written and verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Superior ability to focus and work quickly in demanding circumstances.
  • Superior problem solving and critical thinking skills, evidenced by an ability to troubleshoot complex operating systems.
  • Sound judgment and an ability to make valuable decisions and recommendations based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom and experience

As an extremely detail-oriented professional with outstanding organization, prioritization, planning and time management skills, including the ability to respond to shifting priorities you will have a demonstrated ability to manage several competing priorities at once while keeping projects within budget and schedules.

Our ideal candidate will be customer focused with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships, including strong team collaboration skills, diplomacy and tact and a dedication to exceeding the expectations of internal and external customers.

Finally, you will be an independently motivated and results-oriented individual with a demonstrated ability to consistently exceed identified goals and foster the accomplishment of results by oneself and others while displaying a demonstrated learning agility and a commitment to ongoing professional development. 

If you have the drive, determination, and ambition to meet and exceed expectations, then we invite you to apply today!


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect to receive an industry competitive salary along with medical and dental benefits

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! 

Posted: October 23, 2018
Closes: December 22, 2018
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11-50 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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