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Safety Coordinator/Lab Technician - 18766

Langley Twp, BC

Posted: 02/08/2024 Category: Operations Job Number: 18766 Pay Rate: 70,000

Job Description

Due to growth and upcoming retirements, our client is seeking a Safety Coordinator/Lab Technician to join their squad in Langley, BC. Offering above market total compensation, they are a reputable player in the local manufacturing sector and have a small, loyal and tight-knit team. 

Our client, renowned for its dedication to quality and innovation, operates a highly autonomous and clean environment.  Their team is characterized by a spirit of collaboration, efficiency, and a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement.
The Safety Coordinator/Lab Technician will play a crucial role in ensuring workplace safety, quality, and environmental compliance, while also contributing to research and development laboratory work.


  • Oversee monthly Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) meetings, co-chair, and document proceedings.

  • Conduct monthly workplace inspections and monitor safety training status.

  • Provide training to workers, including preparation of training materials.

  • Lead incident investigations and monitor workplace health and safety practices.

  • Perform lab work, including melt flow testing, tensile strength testing, HPLC preparation, and testing.

  • Extrude lab quality and research and development samples.

  • Review and revise procedure manuals to align with best safe practices.

  • Support the global sustainability team and local sustainability objectives.

  • Enter data for quality test results and sustainability reporting.

  • Identify and address risks in the workplace.

  • Periodically review regulations for changes.

The successful candidate has: 

  • Progressive experience in manufacturing or commercial labs.

  • Post-secondary education in a related field preferred.

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to commute to the office.

Compensation and benefits:

  • The proposed salary range is $70,000 + Bonus, commensurate with experience.

  • Comprehensive benefits package.

  • Opportunities for professional development.

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Banns
MBA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Engineering & Operations

As Principal, Dave builds and maintains relationships with our partners. Drawing on over a decade of global recruitment and business development experience, his market knowledge is an invaluable resource to organizations of all sizes. Dave has ambitious goals to work collaboratively with current and new clients to develop cutting-edge, proactive workforce solutions. He has a proven record of exceeding clients’ expectations and cultivating sustainable and mutually-beneficial partnerships.

Dave is also a specialized and consultative recruiter with a focus in Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Operations positions. He has a reputation among his clients for implementing unique search strategies to attract top talent and build cohesive teams. Dave has a realistic understanding of how his clients’ businesses function in today’s world and what they will need to thrive in the future. Moreover, he has a deep network, refined ability to spot technical talent and match it with the most suitable company culture.

A former teacher, Dave knows how best to coach and guide individuals he works with. He takes the time to fully understand their goals, encouraging them to develop and follow a career path that is unique to their skills, talents and aspirations. Working with them as their consultant, he opens doors, acting as a conduit between great candidates and high-calibre career opportunities.

Dave holds an MBA in Global Management and a BBA in Marketing. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Big Brothers of Canada and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and is a Board member for The Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres, where he sits on the HR & Governance, Finance and Nominations Committees. He is an avid traveler and sports enthusiast, coaches his son’s tee-ball and soccer teams, and enjoys hockey, golf, cycling, baseball, basketball, tennis and skiing.

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