Wednesday , February 21 2024

Jobs at Amazon – WHS Specialist

Website Amazon

Job Description:

This role will start between January 2022 and September 2022. This is a full-time position. Amazon is looking for high-potential leaders, who are ready to own their impact in Amazon Operations as a workplace health and safety specialist (WHSS). As a WHSS, you will have an opportunity to promote a positive safety culture while complying with Amazon safety standards. The WHSS coordinates and implements all aspects of Amazon’s Global Safety Program. If you are excited to coach associates and conduct trainings on workplace safety, apply to join our team in Amazon Operations as a WHSS! Amazon provides extensive training and development for entry level WHSS to learn to become exceptional safety leaders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to relocate at time of hire (position location is most heavily weighted on business need but will also take into account personal location preference)
  • Perform specific safety training as required by the Safety Manager
  • Train and assist others (area managers, safety team members, etc.) to complete their safety tasks (audits, follow safety rules, etc.)
  • May have additional oversight for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, or other safety related activities depending on the business unit and location
  • Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks, and improvement opportunities through conducting daily, weekly, and monthly audits
  • Facilitate incident investigation processes
  • Enter Safety Incident Information in internal database in a timely manner
  • Participate in process improvement activities and manage actions to completion
  • Maintain required paperwork to comply with Amazon and OSHA regulations
  • The position is not a corporate role and will be located in a fulfillment center, sort center, delivery station, or other warehouse environment

Job Requirements:

  • Lift and move items up to 49 pounds
  • Willing and able to work any permanent shift that may include overnights, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
  • Regularly bend, lift, stretch and reach both below the waist and above the head
  • Access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, and gangways safely and without limitation)
  • Walk in/and around the warehouse with great frequency; many facilities are over a quarter mile in length

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in emergency response
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, especially around health and safety needs to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to evaluate and dive deep into data to provide thought-provoking, workable business solutions
  • Currently holds/can obtain prior to start date First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Experience in Worker’s Compensation case management
  • Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) certification

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Brampton, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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