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Business Environmental Leader - UK Customer Fulfillment

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1309888686


Business Environmental Leader - UK Customer Fulfillment

Our team is seeking an Environmental Professional who will lead environmental strategy and execution at a business level for Customer Fulfillment operations on a business level in UK. This role is responsible for ensuring strategy and operational tactics are executed by providing technical support for existing operations and future expansion in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment across multiple facilities within this region of Europe. This role will be based at an operations or office location locally and will report to the EU Business Environmental Leader on the Global Amazon Environmental Assurance and Protection team. The Business Environmental Leader will also partner with the Customer Fulfillment operations leadership team to execute company environmental procedures and ensure compliance with all applicable specific Federal and Local regulations. Utilizing risk assessments and compliance evaluations, this individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives to minimize environmental aspects and impacts and communicate and implement best practices. The Business Environmental Leader must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. They must be able to lead a team to ensure success for business support. The Business Environmental Leader must possess proficiency in program and environmental regulatory knowledge and demonstrate this expertise when working with teams throughout the operations.

Business Environmental Leader Responsibilities:

· Manage and execute multi-site responsibilities to comply with air emissions, stormwater, waste, wastewater and other environmental related laws, regulations and permits, which includes required Federal and local reporting requirements
· Develop and maintain a customer obsessed relationship with your business partners to support their success in environmental compliance, performance and sustainability initiatives
· Manage a team to successfully support business needs
· Manage and execute business conformance with Amazon Environmental standards through effective execution of Amazon Operational Environmental Procedures
· Monitor and provide guidance on site performance against applicable environmental regulations, programs and Amazon global standards
· Ensure site leadership and Associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each program. Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required environmental training
· Provide strategic environmental support and regulatory review for future business growth and expansion
· Partner with operations, special projects and support teams in supporting the change management process
· Analyze environmental metrics and review weekly and monthly trends to determine where improvements are needed
· Measure and analyze sites' performance against published requirements in environmental procedures. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies
· Insist on the highest standards to ensure protection of business risks
· Oversee work performed by relevant contractors and consultants
· Build collaborative relationships with various stakeholders to ensure risks are identified early and managed in a timely manner
· Conduct risk assessments and audits as necessary
· Establish project milestones for plan development and permitting at new launch locations or site expansions
· Assist sites with recordkeeping and periodic reviews to ensure record retention requirements are met
· Ensure compliance calendar regulatory requirements and Amazon program tasks are current
· Ensure equipment that requires environmental PMs is appropriately logged and tracked
· Develop and implement relevant environmental procedures as dictated by business and regulatory needs. Train and monitor to ensure proper execution
· Assist sites with action plan development for any deficiencies noted from trends, audits and inspections
· Evaluate and develop process improvements for identified risks
· Facilitate root cause analyses for all environmental incidents and recommend appropriate corrective actions for network implementation
· Show initiative to identify and implement corrective actions to eliminate any observed non-compliance or potential non-compliance situations


Basic Qualifications:
· A completed Bachelor's Degree in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or environmental related field of study
· 7+ years of experience serving as an environmental technical resource, program specialist, or program manager
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with site and regional leaders
· Experience managing a team
· Must be detailed minded and technically oriented to comfortably deep dive with engineering teams to understand operations process for environmental risk assessment
· In depth knowledge of EU and federal environmental regulations
· Experience in engaging with Regulatory Agencies in permit applications
· Experience managing change in multiple site environments and the ability to influence peers and superiors
· Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time


Preferred Qualifications:

· Broad knowledge of EU environmental regulations
· Experience in warehouse operations and logistics is preferred
· Experience demonstrating a high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and achieve results
· Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability
· Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies
· Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
· Proficient in Microsoft Office and the use of pivot tables and the development of charts and graphics
· Ability to manage multiple sites/remotely


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