Regional WHS Manager

Amzn Servicos de Varejo do Bra - Brasil
  • Bachelor’s degree completed in Engineering, Environmental, Ergonomics or a related field required;
  • 6+ years of experience in WHS programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations;
  • 6+ years of experience designing and implementing WHS policy, processes and procedural documentation;
  • 3+ years experience in People Management;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort collaborating with site leaders.
  • Exhibit excellent root cause analysis, problem solving, training skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy.
  • The credibility and influencing skills and strategies to be able to build buy-in to change.
  • Fluent English and Portuguese skills;
Our team is seeking for a Multi-Site WHS (Workplace, Health & Safety) Manager who will support the Customer Fulfillment operations in Brazil. This role is responsible to provide technical support, tactical execution, and deliver a strategy for future expansion in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for collaborating with Customer Fulfillment operations team and the Global WHS team to execute company procedures and ensure compliance with all applicable Country and World Wide regulations. Utilizing risk assessments and compliance evaluations, this individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives to minimize risk and implement best practices. You must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. You must possess proficiency in Health and Safety regulatory knowledge, and demonstrate this expertise when working with teams throughout the Brazil Operations. You will need to thrive and deliver a strategy for execution across multiple sites in a fast-paced environment.

General Responsibilities:
  • Ensure baseline governance processes and risk assessments are in place, created, regularly reviewed and owned by individual site leaders.
  • Ensure high levels of support and guidance are provided to the leadership teams to ensure the operating model is delivered for customers with lean, adaptable WHS program.
  • Partner with site leaders to ensure they execute safety requirements, track action data entry and completion.
  • Ensure Ops teams are all able to run their safety toolkit process to ensure minimum standards, engage associates and verify compliance.
  • Provide advice and guidance on Environmental, Health and Safety matters to all stakeholders within designated area of responsibility.
  • Support business change through effective change management processes within the fast-paced environment.
  • Provide management information and statistics related to your area of responsibility. Perform EHS data analysis and establish improvement plans.
  • Manage, guide and coach to site WHS teams.
  • Create and facilitate regulatory training to site leadership (via onsite training, KNET, webinars).
  • Support sites to build and maintain a safety culture, including deployment and operation of safety toolkit.
  • Partner with Operation teams on assessing impact of new processes on safety and environment.
  • Assess Brazil operations to ensure both Amazon and local country WHS legal compliance.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal peers and partners, and maintain and improve communication with all parties.
  • High ethical standards ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information; excellent judgment, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ensure EHS record-keeping and provide accurate reporting and metrics to support business EHS initiatives.
  • Develop and implement solutions to eliminate exposure to identified and potential risks and prevent injury.
  • Partner with corporate and other regional field WHS personnel to leverage global best practices.
  • Mobility to Brazil regions;
  • Knowledge of Brazilian Regulations and Technical Standards;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and the use of pivot tables and the development of charts and graphics.
  • Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekends;
  • Used to operating at all levels of the organization from warehouse floor to board level
Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and hires qualified individuals regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age or disability.
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