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UK Senior Safety Manager (M/F)


United Kingdom, United Kingdom


EU Health and Safety – Country Region Safety Manager

Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation in a scalable, safety excellent operational environment.
This is your chance to make history.

Business area: European Health and Safety function
Our Fulfilment Centre operations are at the heart of Amazon customer experience. Each action we undertake is done on behalf of our customers, as meeting their expectations makes us feel good.
The EU Health and Safety function is part of the Operational teams and supports our Fulfilment Centres who are responsible for controlling the vast range of fast paced inventory from inbound to outbound and work very hard to ensure that our customers receive what they want, when they want it.
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Here at Amazon we are currently we need an experienced Country Region Safety Manager to join the EU HS team.


The extent of your duties will include:

· Lead 8 UK Fulfillment Centre Safety programs
· Be a net contributor to EU CF EHS leadership and functional progression
· Oversee safety performance metrics reporting and communication
· Assist general managers in communication, training, and execution of the Safety & Environmental Programs throughout the regions FC’s
· Ensure compliance to EU and Country law as it applies to Occupational Safety for all relevant FC’s
· Perform regular gap analysis to best justify funds for site safety improvements and react to Associate feedback
· Ensure compliance to Safety programs such as Lockout-Tagout, Fall Protection, Fire Prevention, Emergency
· Develop and implement training programs to meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
· Analyze accident data and build prevention programs to impact accident trends
· Build management and employee commitment for a Safety program through engagement, leadership tools
· Review Standard Operating Procedure changes and make Safety recommendations
· Conduct Job Hazard Analysis and Job Safety Analysis
· Interact with Workers Compensation third-party administrators in carrying out claims management
· Develop a positive working relationship with local authorities i.e. Fire Department, EHO
· Provide weekly metrics reporting to senior management teams
· Applying Lean tools to Safety: error-proof processes, analyze Safety trends and create proactive plans to address – develop analytical, dashboard performance approach to safety management
· key risks, use Pareto analysis and other tools to monitor and drive high-effectiveness Safety programs
· Project Work for topics relating to the network
· Support other related network projects
· Maintain communication with law enforcement bodies and accident insurers
· Maintain communication with Operational directors and General Managers
· Lead a team of Site Safety Managers, including performance driven issues
· Consult with works councils, safety committees as required
· Ensure metrics parity


The successful candidate will be or have:

· Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with extensive H&S Management experience, preferably gained in a low margin, high volume environment with warehousing and logistics beneficial
· Educated to degree level
· Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or equivalent
· Flexible approach to work, able to manage own priorities, workload and European travel
· Credibility and be able to effectively engage and influence other functional leaders and their teams, to build buy-in to EU HS strategies and change processes
· Used to operating at all levels of the organisation from warehouse floor to board level
· Excellent communication and influencing skills – result orientated and tenacious
· An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EU & UK H&S legislation
· Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation


· Lean, 5S, Behavioural Change and Kaizen experience
· Environmental qualification/experience an advantage.

Make History, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Since Jeff Bezos started, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres. Today, offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewellery. We operate sites in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Italy, Spain and China ( and maintain over 80 fulfilment centres around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.


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