Senior Regional WHS Manager UK

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Basic Qualifications - Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with extensive H&S Management experience, preferably gained in a low margin, high volume environment with warehousing and logistics beneficial - Educated to degree...


Basic Qualifications
- Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with extensive H&S Management experience, preferably gained in a low margin, high volume environment with warehousing and logistics beneficial
- Educated to degree level
- Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or equivalent
- Flexible approach to work, able to manage own priorities, workload and European travel. Travel atleast 60%
- 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 organisation from warehouse floor to board level
- Excellent communication and influencing skills – result orientated and tenacious
- An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EU & UK H&S legislation
- Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation


This position can be based in any of our UK Fulfilment Centres

Our Fulfilment Centre operations are at the heart of Amazon customer experience. Each action we undertake is done on behalf of our customers, as meeting their expectations makes us feel good.

The EU Health and Safety function is part of the Operational teams and supports our Fulfilment Centres who are responsible for controlling the vast range of fast paced inventory from inbound to outbound and work very hard to ensure that our customers receive what they want, when they want it.

Key job responsibilities
- Lead a team of Senior Safety Managers and Program Managers, including performance driven issues
- Lead UK Fulfillment Centre safety programs
- Be a net contributor to EU CF EHS leadership and functional progression
- Oversee safety performance metrics reporting and communication
- Will be responsible to manage 10-12 UK Customer Fulfillment sites.
- Assist general managers in communication, training, and execution of the Safety & Environmental Programs throughout the regions FC’s
- Ensure compliance to EU and UK/IE laws as it applies to Occupational Safety for all relevant FC’s
- Perform regular gap analysis to best justify funds for site safety improvements and react to Associate feedback
- Ensure compliance to Safety programs such as Lockout-Tagout, Fall Protection, Fire Prevention, Emergency
- Develop and implement training programs to meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
- Analyze accident data and build prevention programs to impact accident trends
- Build management and employee commitment for a Safety program through engagement, leadership tools
- Review Standard Operating Procedure changes and make Safety recommendations
- Conduct site visits(atleast 60% of working time), reviewing site safety standards, share feedback with site Ops leadership team and site safety team, support them and hold them account for improving standards. Also tale this opportunity to have development and leadership conversations with the site teams.
- Insist on high standards on risk assessment, Operational Safety rules adherence and site safety standards.
- Conduct Job Hazard Analysis and Job Safety Analysis
- Interact with Workers Compensation third-party administrators in carrying out claims management
- Develop a positive working relationship with local authorities i.e. Fire Department, EHO
- Provide weekly metrics reporting to senior management teams
- Applying Lean tools to Safety: error-proof processes, analyze Safety trends and create proactive plans to address – develop analytical, dashboard performance approach to safety management key risks, use Pareto analysis and other tools to monitor and drive high-effectiveness Safety programs
- Project Work for topics relating to the network
- Support other related network projects
- Maintain communication with law enforcement bodies and accident insurers
- Maintain communication with Operational directors and General Managers
- Consult with works councils, safety committees as required
- Ensure metrics parity

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

Bowburn, DUR, GBR | Chesterfield, GBR | Coalville, LEC, GBR | Darlington, GBR | Doncaster, GBR | Dunfermline, FIF, GBR | Gateshead, POST-TWR, GBR | London, GBR | Peterborough, GBR | Stockton-on-tees, STB, GBR


Preferred Qualifications

- Lean, 5S, Behavioural Change and Kaizen experience
- Environmental qualification/experience an advantage

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