Amazon MENA

Workplace Health and Safety Officer

  • Medina
  • Amazon MENA
  • Posted date: 1 month before
  • End date: 2024-03-04

Job Title: Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Job In Medina

Company: Amazon MENA

Start Date: 2024-01-04

End Date: 2024-03-04

Job Description


The Site WHS Officer will be responsible for partnering with a site operations team in a delivery station to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and kaizens, you 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. A successful Site WHS Officer will demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and inspire change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.

The Site WHS Officer must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. You will instruct and train Operations Leaders in Amazon WHS policies and assist the operations site teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site. You will work to identify best practices and incorporate these standard methodologies into our standards to continuously improve the safety landscape.

Site WHS officer will possess excellent safety program knowledge as well as environmental and ergonomic knowledge and be able demonstrate this expertise when working with Operations.

The Site WHS officer will be a part of site WHS team and reports to site WHS manager. The WHS officer should be flexible to work in shifts.

Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy.

Key job responsibilities

- Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon WHS standards/Policies.

- Measure site performance against published requirements in safety policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies.

- Deliver on-time and quality projects to Operations.

- Analyze safety metrics and review incident weekly and monthly incident trends to discover trends to rationalize the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.

- Ensure proper Incident Investigation and closure of Corrective action and preventive action.

- Perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site.

- Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury.

- Audit record-keeping practices and ensure Austin entries to be aligned with global WHS standards and local regulations.

- Audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviors to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent.

- Lead and mentor Safety Associates in your assigned facility during peak.

- Spend time at the delivery station and seek input from Safety teams, Associates and leaders on safety program improvement opportunities. Ensure open communication on status of progress and resolution against these suggestions.

- 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 safety training.

- Ensure the PPE’s inventory at site and coordinate with procurement will place order accordingly.

- Ensure site PPE compliance.

- You have to implement the best practices at site.

- Implement PIT (powered industrial truck) safety and yard safety system.

- Ensure standard Work Permit System usage at site.

- Implement and ensure safe contractor management at site.

- Ensure basic safety training calendar for associates and imparting trainings as per the same.

- Work along with facility team and ensure preventive maintenance of all Fire protection and emergency equipment’s

- Ensure basic Fire Fighting training and first aid training requirements.

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