Facility Management and Health & Safety Officer (m/f/d)

Vancouver (Canada)

Full time

Welcome to CORE Careers!

At CORE, team culture is everything. So people who contribute to it are important to us.
We are proud of our CORE community, where teamwork, trust, and mutual respect, as well as curiosity and openness are of utmost importance.

We are part of the globally recognized Zehnder Group, but here in Reinsdorf we pride ourselves in maintaining a family-like atmosphere.

To strengthen our Maintenance at the site in Vancouver, Canada, we are immediately looking for a:

Facility Management and Health & Safety Officer (m/f/d)


  • Permanent employment
  • Attractive compensation
  • Extensive training in a modern work setting
  • Appealing working environment


  • Overseeing all aspects of the building, facility, and infrastructure to support efficient business operations
  • Ensuring that the operations follow appropriate health and safety procedures and guidelines
  • Support to different functions within the organization and maintain a high level of professionalism, manage issues discretely and preserve confidentiality

Facility Management

  • Manage facility improvements, repairs, upgrades, modifications, expansions & oversees acquisition, installation and commissioning of equipment that is required for the facility (IT Systems, security, air conditioning etc.)
  • Anticipate future facility needs and identifies potential locations
  • Identify infrastructure needs (i.e. security, phone, electrical, storage, parking etc.)
  • Examine opportunities to reduce overhead costs and to apply environmentally friendly practices
  • Interact with building owner/landlord regarding contractual obligations or contractual modifications (i.e. change to lease term, leasehold improvements etc.)
  • Maintain accurate records that may include: floor layout, building drawings, maintenance records, asset lists, instructions (i.e. alarms, security systems)
  • Support the implementation of manufacturing related infrastructure improvements (such as warehouse lighting, compressed air systems, equipment improvements)
  • Manage all remote facilities (warehouses, accommodations) and oversees inventory and property movements between facilities
  • Assess the current condition of electrical, air conditioning, plumbing and other essential facilities and equipment. Establishes maintenance plan
  • Develop back-up or alternative systems for common problems such as power shortage, phone or internet disruption
  • Ensure the safety of the building from fire, flood and other hazards
  • Manage services such as phone, alarm, access cards, shredding, outdoor bins, cleaners, landscapers, snow removal etc.
  • Interact with local government to ensure compliance with bylaws or to request exemptions

Health & Safety

  • Create and maintain safety policies consistent with regulations and guidelines
  • Deliver safety orientation for new employees and train employees on proper procedures
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
  • Conduct risk assessment periodically and enforce preventative measures
  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and management when necessary
  • Inspect premises and operations to identify safety issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment, unsafe use of equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts of employees or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and support employee compensation claims
  • Manage training records for First Aid Attendants and ensure appropriate staffing
  • Ensure appropriate supply, availability and use of PPE
  • Oversee the application and installation of appropriate safety signage
  • Coordinate safety drills and evacuation plans
  • Coordinate and interface with WCB and Worksafe BC as required
  • Report Safety Metrics to management and provide employees with appropriate updates (during town halls etc.)
  • Maintain safety related records (Worksafe BC assessments, incident reports, MSDS etc.)
  • Other duties as required


Knowledge, Skills and Professional Characteristics

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize activities
  • Positive attitude and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with diverse teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint)
  • Embraces change and interested in operational improvements
  • Ability to lift ~20 lbs/9 kg


  • 4+ years in Facility Management and Health and Safety
  • Participation in JHSC (Joint Health and Safety Committee)
  • Working in a manufacturing environment with mechanical and electrical systems


  • Post–secondary education
  • Fluent in English-spoken and written
  • First Aid training/Safety Officer training/Material Handling-Forklift training

If you find yourself reflected in this job specification, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as part of your application.

CORE Energy Recovery Systems is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind.

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Get started on the journey to your new career!
Even if your application is not ready yet, we would be happy to talk to you in advance.
Let us know how our personnel officers Maren Schmidt and Constanze Schobert can reach you best. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Does the position appeal to you?

    Then become part of our CORE team and contribute to our international success. We look forward to receiving your detailed application documents. Please also include your desired salary and starting date. Send your complete application by e-mail to our personnel officer Clarensia Lilinah.