Amazon Fulfillment is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated safety representative for their assigned fulfillment center (FC), coordinating and implementing all areas of the Amazon Global Safety Program as directed by the safety leadership.
The WHSS promotes a positive safety culture while complying with Amazon safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment.
This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits.
The WHSS is required to maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems.
The WHSS supports management's efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate Safety Program expectations and applicable federal & state laws.
The WHSS also conducts risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions.
In addition, the WHSS is responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics.
Relocation assistance is not provided*
WHS Specialist Responsibilities :
Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks, and improvement opportunities through the conduct of daily, weekly, and monthly audits
Facilitate incident investigation process
Maintain required paperwork to comply with Amazon and OH&S regulations
Enter Safety Incident Information in internal database in a timely manner
Perform safety observations & audits
Train and assist others (Area Managers, safety team members, etc.) to complete their safety responsibilities (Audits, Follow Safety Rules, etc.)
Perform specific safety training as required by the Safety Manager
May have additional responsibility for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, or other safety related activities depending on the business unit and location
Participate in process improvement activities and manage actions to completion
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience :
Ability to communicate health and safety needs to all levels of the organization
Calm demeanor in emergency situations
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum of 1 years in an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field or bachelor's degree in related field
Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
Experience maintaining confidentiality in matters involving security and / or personnel issues in the work place
Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and / or weekends
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills
Experience leading and managing a team Ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
Experienced in emergency response and currently holds First aid and CPR certificates Experience in Worker's Compensation case management
Passion for safety
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