Amazon Hiring – Site WHS Manager

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Job Description:

One focus area of the Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) mission is to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support this focus area, Amazon is seeking an experienced and innovative Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Manager to join our team. In this position, will serve as the site’s designated first aid provider in the , coordinating and implementing the Amazon Global Program. The WHS Manager will be responsible for partnering with an Operations Team at the site level to execute company WHS policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local, regional and federal regulations. This individual 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. The Site WHS Manager must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and influence change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and WHS data analysis.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviors to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent
  • Perform frequent site WHS audits to identify all non-compliant equipment and/or processes at the site. Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other sites. Review all changes to ensure new equipment and process are compliant.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional and federal regulations and company policy.
  • Audit recordkeeping practices and Gensuite entries to ensure compliance to global WHS standards and regulations.
  • Analyze WHS metrics and review incident trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the WHS risk is highest.
  • Measure site’s performance against published requirements in WHS policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies. Drive accountability for the plan
  • 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.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon WHS Policies.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts which could include day, nights, and weekends.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with site leader
  • Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
  • Master’s degree
  • Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies.
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Experience in a fast paced, dynamic organization.
  • Distribution Center or Manufacturing EHS experience with mix of exempt and non-exempt employees at a site of at least 250 people

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A


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