Sr. Workplace, Health & Safety Specialist

Edinburgh, Scotland
Closing date
17 Dec 2021
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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 Delivery Stations, including supervising employee wellbeing and productivity
· Proactively collaborating on Health and Safety projects, across all UK-based 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 strategize 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 Delivery Stations’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.


Basic Qualifications
· 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 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 Qualifications
· You possess experience of Lean, 5S and Kaizen methodologies
· Qualifications or experience of environmentally-conscious initiatives.

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