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Safety Specialist (M/F)


Manchester, United Kingdom


At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one; a day to take a first step; a day to look forwards to new challenges; and today is that day for you. It’s your day to be part of something great; a day to make your ideas come to life; and your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That’s the energy and passion behind Amazon

We are currently looking to hire a Safety Specialist to join the team and play a critical role in supporting the EHS function for our Fulfilment Centre (FC). The successful candidate will be an experienced, innovative, hands-on and customer obsessed individual, passionate about Safety and able to identify, coordinate and drive improvements in Safety whilst engaging Operational and other Support Function stakeholders. The successful candidate will report directly to the FC EHS Manager.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities include:
· Assisting the EHS Manager to ensure delivery of Safety performance in line with personal, team and functional goals and objectives, facilitating and/or arranging training programs on critical FC EHS issues
· Supporting the implementation of EHS programs within FC Operations
· Supporting the FC with key risk assessment activities
· Supporting the business to ensure compliance to local and EU legislation
· Ensuring that EHS systems are kept accurate at all time with completed incident reports and all required supporting documentation, with metrics compiled on key data points to help the EHS Manager prepare/issue regular and ad hoc reports and metric documents
· Assisting the EHS Manager with the construction of incident prevention programs, contributing to FC requests to improve on site Safety and positively impact accident trends
· Preparing responses to insurers / solicitors in response to personal injury claims received
· Participating in the EU FC EHS Safety Audit program
· Coordinating and training of new Safety coordinator team members
· Proxying for the EHS Manager as required
· Arranging, facilitating and contributing to FC Safety Steering Committee meetings
· Arranging and conducting basic surveys and checks in the FC environment, FC processes, Safety supplies and on employee behaviours
· Any other reasonable request


· Must have NEBOSH Certificate
· Must be working towards or willing to attain, within an agreed timescale, qualifications in NVQ5 / NEBOSH Diploma
· Has a demonstrable in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EHS legislation
· Candidates with degree (or equivalent) qualifications not in Safety disciplines, but who have relevant experience, will also be considered


· Lean, 5S and Kaizen qualifications/experience

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


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