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Amazon Force UK, Amazon Jobs Peterborough, Amazon Recruitment UK, Year on year, as we continue to grow, we need to work as smart as we can, to keep all our team members fulfilled, motivated and empowered. With your Bias for Action, we’ll need you to step in and take real ownership of Workplace Health and Safety in one of our Fulfilment Centres.

Our Fulfilment Centres are at the heart of Amazon’s rapidly growing business: they’re where we manage our fast-moving inventory. Our associate teams stow deliveries, pick products, package them up and ship them out: each of these groups have played their part in taking us where we are today.

It’s in this logistics environment that we will need an experienced Health and Safety Manager to play a critical role. You will be managing overall Health and Safety standards in this Fulfilment Centre, while also working towards the continuous improvement of functionality and efficiency.

Post Name WHS Manager
Company Name Amazon
Expected Salary GBP 50000 to GBP 55000 Per Year
Address Peterborough, England, United Kingdom PE1 1DH

Responsibility for PMP Amazon Peterborough:

You will be managing key aspects of output: people management, metrics, productivity targets, and process improvements. The extent of your duties will include:

  • Managing Health and Safety and employee satisfaction at your Fulfilment Centre, including; supervising employee wellbeing and productivity,
  • Proactively collaborating on Health and Safety projects, across all UK-based Operational sites,
  • Providing authoritative guidance on Health & Safety matters to all stakeholders, especially on those relating to your designated area of responsibility,
  • Review and audit arrangements for Health & Safety management, while continuously improving these arrangements where appropriate,
  • Plan and strategise work systems around reducing Health and Safety risks, e.g. recommending suitable adaptations to machinery and processes,
  • Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for Health and Safety statistics
  • Provide management with information and statistics related to your area of responsibility,
  • Support business change, via effective change management processes in the context of your Fulfilment Centre’s fast-paced environment,
  • Drive behavioural culture change programmes, across a large, complex, multi-shift operation,
  • Implement and review Amazon’s global safety policies, ensuring that local legislative requirements are also met.
Industry Private
Schedule Type Full Time
Education Required Qualified to NVQ5/NEBOSH
Remote No

Basic Qualification for Amazon Warehouse Jobs Peterborough:

Do you have the below? Great!

  • Educated to degree level, and/or qualified to NVQ5/NEBOSH Diploma level: you have significant Health and Safety experience, ideally gained in a logistics environment,
  • You’re a chartered member (or working towards) of an industry body representing the interest of Human Resources, such as IOSH (CMIOSH) or equivalent,
  • Flexible approach to work, while always managing your own priorities and workload,
  • You’re able to effectively lead and manage a team,
  • You possess excellent communication and influencing skills: you’re also results-oriented and tenacious,
  • You’re also comfortable communicating at all levels of seniority within a large organisation,
  • You possess an in-depth understanding of EU & UK Health and Safety legislation,
  • You can quickly build credibility, using your influencing skills and strategies to build buy-in for change,
  • Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation.

Preferred Qualification for Amazon UK Jobs Peterborough:

Do you own the below as well? Even better!

  • You possess experience in Lean, 5S and Kaizen methodologies,
  • Qualifications or experience in environmentally-conscious initiatives would be advantageous.

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1. What is a WHS manager Amazon?

A local safety team of up to six people is supervised by WHS Managers. Their goal is to guarantee our associates operate in a safe and healthy workplace through ongoing safety improvement. They answer to Operations site directors.

2. What does an EHS specialist do at Amazon?

Maintaining accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to on-site management teams and corporate-based reporting systems is one responsibility, among others. Assist management in its efforts to guarantee adherence to all company programme requirements as well as any relevant federal and state legislation.

3. How many Amazons are there in Peterborough?

In Peterborough, it means that Amazon will run four centres: two in Kingston Park, one at Orton Southgate, and one at Peterborough Gateway. It’s anticipated that the temporary facility will join Amazon’s operations permanently.

4. How big is Amazon Peterborough?

Our Peterborough fulfilment centre has a floor area of 500,000 square feet, or roughly seven football fields.

5. Does Amazon do work from home?

While the majority of Amazon’s hourly job openings necessitate attendance at a nearby Amazon location, some customer service and corporate job categories allow for some remote or work-from-home flexibility.

6. What will you do to keep Amazon safe as an employee?

Keep your senses sharp and be aware of your environment. Wear personal protection equipment; at the fulfilment centre, we frequently utilise gloves, reflective vests, and sturdy footwear as preventative measures. Make sure you are outfitted with the appropriate equipment regardless of the environment.

7. Why is Amazon Peterborough closed?

Following a roadblock by climate change protesters at its fulfilment centre in Peterborough, Amazon executives have committed to minimise customer inconvenience.

8. What is the biggest safety hazard at Amazon?

At Amazon, MSDs, which include sprains or strains brought on by repetitive actions, account for about 40% of work-related injuries. In the letter, Bezos mentioned how the initiative reduced MSD-related injuries by 32% between 2019 and 2020.