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WHS Specialist

Amazon.ae

Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP971-1016

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

DESCRIPTION

The Site Safety Specialist will be responsible for partnering with a site operations team in a Fulfillment Center to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and kaizens, you will lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our Associates. A successful specialist will demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and inspire change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.

You must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. You will instruct and train Operations Leaders in Amazon EHS policies and assist the operations site teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site. You will work to identify best practices and incorporate these standard methodologies into our standards to continuously improve the safety landscape. You will possess excellent safety program knowledge as well as environmental and ergonomic knowledge and be able demonstrate this expertise when working with Operations.

You will be a part of site EHS team and reports to site EHS manager, and be flexible to work in shifts.

• Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy.
• Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon EHS standards/Policies.
• Measure sites’ performance against published requirements in safety policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies.
• Deliver on-time and quality projects to Operations.
• Analyse safety metrics and review incident weekly and monthly incident trends to discover trends to rationalize the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.
• Ensure proper Incident Investigation and closure of Corrective action and preventive action.
• Perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site.
• Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other FCs.
• Audit record-keeping practices and ensure Gensuite entries to be aligned with global EHS standards and local regulations.
• Audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviours to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent.
• Lead and mentor Safety Associates in your assigned facility during peak.
• Spend time at the fulfillment centers and seek input from Safety teams, Associates and leaders on safety program improvement opportunities.
• Ensure open communication on status of progress and resolution against these suggestions.
• Ensure site leadership and Associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy.
• Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required safety training.
• Ensure the PPE’s inventory at site and coordinate with procurement will place order accordingly.
• Ensure site PPE compliance.
• You have to implement the best practices at site.
• Implement PIT (powered industrial truck) safety and yard safety system
• Ensure standard Work Permit System usage at site.
• Implement and ensure safe contractor management at site.
• Ensure basic safety training calendar for associates and imparting trainings as per the same.
• Work along with facility team and ensure preventive maintenance of all Fire protection and emergency equipment’s
• Ensure basic Fire Fighting training and first aid training requirements.
• You will ensure close tracker on site risk assessment findings and make Site lead aware about the requirements.
• You will perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site.
• Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury.
• You will audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviors to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent.
• You will spend time at the fulfillment centers and seek input from Safety teams, Associates and leaders on safety program improvement opportunities.
• Ensure open communication on status of progress and resolution against these suggestions.
• You will ensure site leadership and Associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy.
• Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required safety training.
• You will ensure the EHS reviews at site.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• 4+ years of growing responsibilities in safety and/or environmental programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations.
• Engineering or Diploma with NEBOSH certification (or)
• Bachelor’s degree in safety, environmental, ergonomics or a related field required, or 2+ years Amazon work experience
• Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
• Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy.
• Good communicator - English & local language
• Must be flexible regarding shifts, include nights and/or weekends

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• NEBOSH qualification
• Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment and customer focus skills
• Bachelor’s degree in safety, environmental, ergonomics or a related field required, or 2+ years Amazon work experience
• Ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
• Experienced in emergency response and currently holds First aid and CPR certificates

About the Company

Amazon.ae, formerly Souq.com, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Amazon.com Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.com for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, Souq.com became known as Amazon.ae.

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