Occupational Health Safety Specialist

Fine Choice Foods Ltd.

Position: Occupational Health & Safety Specialist  

Schedule: Monday to Friday (On-Site) 

Location: Fraserwood & 6 Road

Reporting to our OHS Manager, the Occupational Health & Safety Specialist (OHS Specialist) will be primarily responsible for developing and delivering appropriate OHS training initiatives, assisting departmental leaders in achieving their local Health & Safety objectives, and administering our Claims Management and GRTW processes. In addition, the OHS Specialist will track and report on associated Health & Safety KPI’s and perform a strong supporting role to the manager to create a strong behaviour-based safety culture at Fine Choice Foods.

Here’s Who We Are:

Fine Choice Foods started out in 1986 making dim sum by hand as a labor of love in a small shop in Vancouver. Today, we supply to retailers across Canada and into the US, while taking pride in producing our products with the same care and passion we began with. While our journey began with a wide variety of Asian-inspired offerings, we now specialize in spring rolls and dumplings. Our vision – “For everyone to love our food as much as we do!”

Here’s Who You Are:

  • You are a self-motivated and cooperative team member.
  • You strive to be creative and better everyday.
  • You demonstrate a strong will to win together as a team.
  • You act with courage and humility.
  • You recognize that safety and care are the foundation to success.

Summ! Responsibilities:

  • Develop material and train employees on Health & Safety requirements.
  • Deliver new/returning employees orientation training.
  • Formalize training & development for employees on safety.
  • Monitor WSBC Claims Management.
  • Manage our GRTW Processes.
  • JHSC chairperson (guides, collaborates, and drives safety culture).
  • Responsible for managing First Aid coverage compliance with WCB legislation.
  • Responsible for managing and monitoring our Mobile Equipment certification program.
  • Leads or supports all workplace safety investigations including near-miss incidents.
  • Participate in Occupational Therapist worksite visits.
  • Monitoring and implementing corrective actions arising from investigations, audits, etc.
  • Conduct Workplace Inspections
  • Develop H&S policies and programs with support from Manager.
  • Collect, disseminate, and action monthly Health & Safety KPI’s and metrics (injury tracking, inspections, project support, orientation).
  • Complete other special projects, duties, as assigned.

Summ! Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health and Safety is preferred, or
  • 1-3 years of OHS experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Intellectually curious and eager to solve challenges.
  • Effective people leadership skills and the ability to collaborate at different levels.
  • You have a strong eye for details and are a creative problem-solver.
  • You’re a quick-learner with a proven ability to apply learnings effectively and creatively 
  • Second language preferred and Mandarin or Cantonese speaking is an advantage.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.


This role offers an annual salary between $50,000 – $70,000 depending on years of experience and qualifications, and comes with employer paid healthcare benefits, health spending account, and bonus pay to make a compelling and competitive compensation package.

Fine Choice Foods is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace

and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples,

and persons with disabilities.

If you are interested in joining our family, please submit your application and resume here.

To learn more about other opportunities offered at Fine Choice Foods, please visit our Careers page: https://www.finechoicefoods.com/company-overview/careers/. While we thank all applicants for their application, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.