The Safety - New build Launch Manager will be responsible to partner with Launch and Start-up teams to manage the safety deliverables required when opening new Amazon buildings, including Fulfillment Centers (FC) and Sort Center (SC).
They will execute the new FC safety start-up plan to help ensure the site successfully implements our company safety policies and is in compliance to all applicable local and regional safety regulations.
The Safety - New build Launch Manager must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Construction, Start up, Launch and Operations Team.
This individual must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing.
The Safety - New build Launch Manager will be required to possess excellent safety program and relevant safety, environmental and ergonomic knowledge and demonstrates this expertise when working with Operations.
The extent of your duties will include :
Oversee safety performance metrics reporting and communication around new build processes and projects
Identify the required safety supplies for new FC start-up. Assist in the procurement of the safety items. Set-up all site safety supplies onsite as needed.
Conduct safety reviews of all new processes and equipment. Identify in detail all safety issues. Develop safety punch list with relevant teams.
Assist new build project teams in delivering safety excellent processes and operation, right first time facilities throughout Amazon EU regional operations
Ensure compliance to EU and Country law as it applies to Occupational Safety for all relevant new build projects
Perform regular analysis and risk assessment of new build processes and standards for site safety improvements and continuous standards improvement
Ensure full from day one for new processes or buildings to local and Amazon EU required standards. including provision of controls around;
conveyor safety, automated machines, Lockout-Tagout, Fall Protection, Fire Prevention, Emergency equipment
Contribute to the development and implementation of training programs to meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
Analyze accident data and develop standards and check-lists to ensure prevention of accidents
Build a cross functional commitment for a Safety through engagement, leadership tools
Review Standard Operating Procedure changes and make Safety recommendations
Conduct Job Hazard Analysis and Job Safety Analysis
Develop a positive working relationship with local authorities i.e. Fire Department, EHO where applicable during build processes
Provide weekly metrics reporting to senior management teams
Applying Lean tools to Safety : error-proof processes
key risks, use Pareto analysis and other tools to monitor and drive high-effectiveness of new build Safety programs
Project Work for topics relating to the network
Support other related network projects
Maintain communication with Operational directors and General Managers
Lead cross functional teams as required to deliver safety excellent processes and buildings
The successful candidate will be or have :
Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with extensive Health and Safety Management experience, preferably gained in a low margin, high volume environment with warehousing and logistics beneficial
3+ years of increasing responsibilities in safety and / or environmental and / or maintenance programs in manufacturing, production, engineering / facilities or service operations
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 organization from warehouse floor to board level
Excellent communication and influencing skills result orientated and tenacious
An in-depth understanding of essential / relevant European legislation
Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation
Willing to travel, up to 60%
Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with Microsoft office
Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or Country specific equivalent.
Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
Experience in safety engineering
Experience in construction safety
Environmental qualification / experience an advantage
Experience managing and leading multiple direct reports and interacting with cross functional teams.
Amazon.com, 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 Amazon.com, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres.
Today, Amazon.com 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 (Joyo.
com) and maintain over 80 fulfilment centres around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.
If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later.
We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers.
It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it.
It’s as simple as this : Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.
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