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Tolko Industries Ltd.

Manager, Asset Protection

Vernon, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Manager, Asset Protection
Vernon, BC or Remote


Are you passionate about risk management? Does promoting a culture of safety and risk awareness excite you? If the answer is yes we would love to connect.

Reporting to the Vice President, Strand Based Business and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Manager, Asset Protection is responsible for leading risk mitigation strategies. Responsibilities include management of a comprehensive insurance risk management program with a focus on risk identification in Tolko’s manufacturing and woodlands operations. The position ensures that operational risk policies, procedures, and standards are implemented and maintained across the business.

The Manager, Asset Protection will interact with third-party risk services consultants as required. As a senior leader, the role will be responsible for developing the annual risk management plans with an emphasis on safety and promoting a culture of risk awareness.

The Manager, Asset Protection will work closely with operational groups to ensure coordination between project activities and appropriate insurance coverage. This position will coordinate extensively with the Executive Team and operational management while implementing risk management policies and procedures to protect the Company’s Physical Asset Protection strategies and minimize liability exposures.

Ideally based in Vernon. A remote work arrangement will be considered for the right candidate. This position will require travel to operations in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

What We’re Looking For:
  • Mechanical Engineering degree or related specific education preferred
  • Canadian Risk Management designation is considered an asset
  • 10+ years of experience in risk management/Wood Products Operations
  • Experience working for or with insurances companies with a direct focus on manufacturing risk is preferred
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to succeed in a role that has influence without authority
  • Experience with leading change and managing conflict
  • Contract experience and legal contract knowledge

What We Offer:
  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • A positive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment
  • An open, innovative culture with diverse opportunities
  • A commitment to investing in our people through training and development
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

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Who We Are:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 65 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

Grow Here, Achieve More:

When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

COVID-19: Tolko prioritizes employees’ health and safety while contributing an essential service. Tolko has taken steps to ensure our workplace is safe and resistant to COVID-19 transmission – implementing procedures to ensure physical distancing, extra cleaning and sanitization of work areas.  Tolko adheres to all new requirements of federal and provincial health authorities.

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted at until the position is filled.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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