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EU Safety Program Manager - New build Launches

Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Closes: 17 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -264534844


The Safety - New build Launch Manager will be responsible to partner with Launch and Start-up teams to coordinate the safety deliverables required when opening new Amazon buildings, including Fulfillment Centers (FC), Sort Center (SC) and Delivery Center (DC). They will carry out the new FC safety start-up plan to help ensure the site implements our company safety policies and is in compliance to all applicable local and regional safety regulations.
The Safety - New build Launch Manager must demonstrate the ability to build trust with the Construction, Start up, Launch and Operations Team. This team member must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. The Safety - New build Launch Manager will be required to possess solid safety program and relevant safety, environmental and ergonomic knowledge and demonstrates this expertise when working with Operations.

The extent of your responsibilities will include:
• Oversee safety performance metrics reporting and communication around new build processes and projects
• Identify the required safety supplies for new FC start-up. Assist in the procurement of the safety items. Set-up all site safety supplies onsite as needed.
• Conduct safety reviews of all new processes and equipment. Identify in detail all safety issues. Develop safety punch list with relevant teams.
• Assist new build project teams in delivering safety excellent processes and operation, right first time facilities throughout Amazon EU regional operations
• Ensure compliance to EU and Country law as it applies to Occupational Safety for all relevant new build projects
• Perform regular analysis and risk assessment of new build processes and standards for site safety improvements and continuous standards improvement
• Ensure full from day one for new processes or buildings to local and Amazon EU required standards. including provision of controls around; conveyor safety, automated machines, Lockout-Tagout, Fall Protection, Fire Prevention, Emergency equipment
• Contribute to the development and implementation of training programs to meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
• Analyze accident data and develop standards and check-lists to ensure prevention of accidents
• Build a cross functional commitment for a Safety through engagement, leadership tools
• Review Standard Operating Procedure changes and make Safety recommendations
• Conduct Job Hazard Analysis and Job Safety Analysis
• Develop a positive working relationship with local authorities i.e. Fire Department, EHO where applicable during build processes
• Provide weekly metrics reporting to senior management teams
• Applying Lean tools to Safety: error-proof processes
• key risks, use Pareto analysis and other tools to monitor and promote high-effectiveness of new build Safety programs
• Project Work for topics relating to the network
• Support other related network projects
• Maintain communication with Operational directors and General Managers
• Guide cross functional teams as required to deliver safety high-quality processes and buildings

Posting Date: 18th September 2020
Closing Date: 18th October 2020
Location: London UK
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time


· Educated to Bachelor degree level in Occupational Health and Safety.
· Qualified to NEBOSH certificate.
· Extensive Health and Safety Management experience, gained in a transportation or logistics environment.
· Flexible approach to work, able to organize own priorities, workload and European travel.
· Credibility and be able to effectively engage and influence other functional leaders and their teams, to build buy-in to EU HS strategies and change processes.
· Used to operating at all levels of the organization from warehouse floor to board level.
· Good communication and influencing skills - result orientated and tenacious.
· An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant European legislation.
· Willing to travel across EU, up to 75%.
· Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
· Advanced proficiency with Microsoft office.


· Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or Country specific equivalent.
· Experience in safety engineering.
· Environmental qualification/experience.
· Experience supervising multiple indirect or direct reports and interacting with cross functional teams.
· Proven record of propelling significant change through an operation.

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