Do you have the technical knowledge and practical experience of applying the principles of safe handling to address manual handling-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace?
We are looking for someone with the ability and experience to manage the manual handling training program across multiple business units (BUs) in Europe.
You will work with the safety and learning teams in each BU to identify the existing training being delivered, how it is delivered, the frequency and with what training materials.
In this role, you will be responsible for standardizing the program, and auditing its quality, effectiveness and impact and ensuring compliance with regulations across multiple countries
The successful candidate will be able to develop and advise on delivery of manual handling training within multiple organizations across Amazon.
Innovative thinking, customer obsession, and ownership are essential to success in this role.
The ideal candidate is innovative, organized, a great communicator, and an efficient multi-tasker and passionate about safe handling.
They will be results-orientated and able to demonstrate ability to thrive in a highly ambiguous environment. The successful candidate will be able to drive a strategic vision, play an integral role in determining strategy, resources, schedules, and processes, as well as coordinating and driving execution, mitigating risks, and communicating to senior management on status, risks, and process changes.
There will be a requirement for travel within your region (COVID-restrictions permitting).
Key job responsibilities
In this role, you will undertake a variety of tasks that include :
Create a baseline of the current manual handling training being delivered in the different BUs to understand current state and exact details of each program
Complete a gap analysis to identify any areas where training is missing, incomplete or in need of updating
Work with all the stakeholders involved to create a collaboratively agreed training program that meets legal requirements and business needs
Partner with Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) teams for approval on content, style, illustrations to align with corporate requirements
Manage the training program with clearly defined metrics to ensure minimum requirements are understood and complied with
Introduce an auditing mechanism for the program and how it is delivered to ensure consistently high standards and continued improvement
Review the content on a regular basis, taking feedback from stakeholders and changing with the business
Provide required metrics and updates for regular reporting; share specific highlights and lowlights as applicable
Stay current with the relevant legislation, guidance and research across the countries in Europe
Knowledge and experience of delivering safe handling training in industry
Experience of creating training materials and supporting resources for all levels of learner from basic through to advanced
Experience of managing a training program across several sites / regions
Knowledge of relevant EU manual handling legislation and guidance with a curious mindset to understand and communicate it to ensure compliance
Ability to analyze metrics, identify trends, and produce reports that help drive continual improvement
Program management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong team player with capability to work collaboratively and relatively independently, maintaining high standards of professional behaviour
Excellent communication skills (spoken and written) with experience of delivering training
Proficient using Windows Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Bachelor level qualification in relevant subject, such as biomechanics, sports science, anatomy / physiology, injury prevention, rehabilitation, ergonomics
Teaching qualification and prior experience of adult education.