Here at Amazon, we currently need an experienced Environmental Manager to join the EU EHS team and play a critical role in leading the inclusion of environmental excellence across our European network.
The successful candidate will define and refine operational supportive environmental policy, review and approve new HAZMAT waste compliance processes and change initiatives, as well as define best practice for energy efficiency and sustainability progression across the EU network.
Establishment of EU Environment standards and procedures that are aligned with North American best practice, meeting European and individual country legal requirements at all times.
Because of the nature of the position you will preferably be based in Luxembourg, where our European headquarters are but applicants outside of Luxembourg will also be considered.
You will be managing a wide range of outputs, including; Liaison with other critical support functions such as Product Compliance, Engineering / Facilities, Procurement, Learning and Development and New Build teams in order to effectively deliver the mission critical, wide ranging remit this role covers.
Aspects of output in your area : people management, metrics, productivity targets, and process improvements.
The extent of your duties will include : -
Ensure HAZMAT waste policy and process for product storage meets all EU regulation requirements across all 7 operating regions
Provide expert guidance on environmental compliance in all 7 regions, including energy efficiency best practice
Creation of key policy documents for high potential and high frequency risks across Amazon EU operations
Provide functional access and working links with other environmental critical functional teams including; Product Compliance, Retail, Engineering / Facilities, Procurement, Learning and Development
Update existing policy and procedure documents and ensure operational strategy is delivered and that key elements of other critical functional processes are aligned to achieve continuously improving environmental performance
Provide input and technical expertise to FC design, specification and launch processes to ensure right first time’ environmental outcomes
Support the EU EHS Director in delivery of central EHS pro-active objectives
Provide technical input to change projects, build outs and development projects and act as a technical expert for the EU Environmental function
Generate regular technical updates for the EU EHS Director and wider HS team
Support functional development projects with technical expertise to ensure on time delivery of the EU Environmental strategy objectives
Be a key contributor to the EU EHS strategy and help create functional development programs for EHS and other key central functions
Deliver key pro-active objectives for EU EHS as part of role objectives
Establish key pro-active performance metrics for the environmental compliance across the EU operational theatre focusing on right first time’ approach
Providing monthly management reports for the EU EHS director on a dashboard’ format with agreed operational agreed statistics
Supporting business change through effective influencing of change management processes within EU operations.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science / Engineering / Management or other EHS fields
Basic understanding / knowledge of environmental legislations (Across the EU)
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrate a level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and achieve results
Ability to adapt to fast-paced environments with changing directions and strategy
Ability to work to targets and deadlines and prioritize tasks as per needs and leadership expectation.
Advanced degree in an Environmental (or EHS-related field)
ISO 14000 or equivalent experience
5+ years of experience as an environmental (or EHS) professional
Experience in a fast paced, changing / growing organization
Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability
Proven track record of sound decision making, taking ownership and delivering results.
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