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Safety Technician

Employer
Amazon
Location
Exeter, England, GBR
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

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DESCRIPTION

This position requires flexibility to work Night Shifts.

We are currently looking to hire a Workplace Health & Safety Technician to join the team and play a critical role in supporting the Amazon Logistics Operational teams onsite. We are looking for an independent individual who can still be a team player with the current WHS team members.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, innovative, and hands-on and customer obsessed individual, passionate about safety and able to drive strategy to build an engaging, safe, environment. They will identify, coordinate and drive improvements in safety whilst engaging operational and other support function stakeholders. The successful candidate will be a flexible when it comes to travel and working hours, as the working environment is fast pace.

Key job responsibilities
- Assist with risk assessments as required and follow-up control measures to completion
- Advise associates and managers on company procedures and legal requirements within the level of a Technician knowledge.
- Monitor the station for compliance to company safety procedures
- Assist with the investigation of incidents to establish root cause and develop required action plans with relevant processes
- Update internal records in regard to incidents, near misses and accidents
- Collate and produce weekly safety report as required
- Attend health and safety meetings on a monthly basis
- Undertake projects and information gathering to establish hazards and level of risk within the delivery station
- Be involved in undertaking action plans to ensure continuing compliance with Legislation
- Be able to maintain confidentiality in matters involving safety investigations
- Monitor Dock and Yard safety procedures to ensure compliance
- Monitor Smart Handling safety procedures to ensure compliance
- Carry out EHS training sessions for managers and associates as required

A day in the life
Explore the world of Amazon Operations : https://www.amazontours.com/

About the team
Operations sits at the heart of the Amazon customer experience. We look after everything from the moment a customer clicks buy, to the moment their item is delivered - from desktop to doorstep. Across Europe we have more than 50 fulfilment centres, hundreds of delivery stations, thousands of machines, and tens of thousands of employees, all working together in harmony to make sure the right item gets delivered to the right person, in the right place, at the right time. In our buildings, millions of items are picked and packed by our employees every year. And on the road, our teams and partners work hard to make sure we get our customers what they want, when they want, wherever they are. We put the safety of our people above everything else, working in a modern, engaging environment as part of a team that welcomes individuality and diversity. The culture in our Operation is built on the way our teams bond and a work ethic that helps our business run like clockwork. We take real pride in a job well done, looking out for each other as we play our part in delivering the quality service Amazon is known for around the world.

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

Exeter, DEV, GBR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- Full UK Driving Licence
- NVQ Level 3 in occupational safety related field/NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent
- Experience running metrics report, analysing data to identify problems and a root cause
- Knowledge of UK Health & Safety Legislation and pertinent regulations
- Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience in logistics / operations/ warehouse/ customer oriented environment
- Demonstrable ability to learn quickly, while closely adhering to new processes and procedures;
- Demonstrate willingness to change, adapt and innovate within the business
- You possess a meticulous level of sustained attention-to-detail
- You're able to work independently, at times under minimum levels of supervision, demonstrating your ability to organise and prioritise your time effectively to meet targets and deadlines
- You can work at all levels, coaching and mentoring others to work safely
- Great team player: you contribute to a positive and healthy team environment
- You bring plenty of drive, enthusiasm and self-motivation with you each day

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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