Amazon TA

Regional WHS Manager

Amazon TA

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Job summary

The Regional Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Manager will be responsible for partnering with a regional operations team in our Amazon Heavy & Bulky (AMXL) Network to execute company WHS policies and ensure compliance to all applicable health and safety regulations. By leveraging principles of modern day safety science such as human performance, this individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives and influence operational leaders and support their teams to ‘operationalise’ safety to reduce safety risk in our processes, supporting the provision of a safe and healthy working environment for our Associates.

The successful candidate must be able to build trust and inspire confidence with their operations team. Influence change by being able to clearly articulate how and why. Successfully support the building of risk foresight into our operational practices and be able to analyse safety data.

They must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. They must support and develop senior operational leaders on WHS theory, practice, policies and assist the EU regional teams in embedding, simplifying and innovating our WHS standards throughout their sites.

This role will be a single threaded leader focusing on compliance across AMXL EU Operations.

Key job responsibilities

Possess a thorough understanding of UK & EU Health and safety regulations and company policies.
Provide guidance and oversight to assure compliance to all applicable Amazon WHS Policies.
Measure the regions and sites’ performance against published requirements in WHS policies and identify improvement plans for the site to close all identified gaps.
Ensure WHS record keeping and data integrity and provides operations with accurate reporting (lead and lag) metrics to support business WHS initiatives.
Deliver projects on time to a high standard with operations.
Analyse WHS metrics to identify trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.
Analyse Global Safety Peer Review results and develop and implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other FCs.
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 WHS training.
Ensure our WHS talent is developed and their thinking is challenged to be constantly at the front of professional practice.
Review the effectiveness of deployed WHS tools so they are simplified for use and are adding value.
Partner with corporate and other regional field WHS personnel to leverage global WHS best practices into EU/UK network standards.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Dortmund, NW, DEU


· several years' of increasing responsibilities in health and safety programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations.
· BSc in safety, ergonomics or a related field required
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with Directors and VPs
· Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies based on broader organisation goals.
· Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
· Ability to travel up to 50%


· Health and Safety , Master’s degree or equivalent preferred
· Chartered Member of IOSH preferred (or equivalent), working towards will be considered
· Experience in a fast-paced, changing/growing organization
· Handle changing priorities, able to work with ambiguity and use of good judgment in high paced environment.
· Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple FCs across the nation and globally
· Prior experience in a leadership development training program
· Track record of effectively leading an operation comprising both salaried and hourly staff
· Develop others into higher levels of leadership in an organization

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