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Amazon Regional WHS Manager, Field - EUCF / ROW WHS in Gurugram, India


At Amazon, here is an opportunity for highly talented, bright and driven people to create history. If you would like to be a part of the team, this is your chance.

The Regional EHS Manager will lead Amazon Fulfillment’s EHS operations across multiple fulfillment centers in each of the regions in India. We are looking for strong leaders who are passionate about safety and will help build a world class EHS organization and a strong EHS culture. The leader will be responsible for leading a team of safety mangers and partnering with operations teams in Fulfillment Centers to execute the company EHS policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and kaizens, this individual will drive continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our Associates. The leader must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and influence change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.

The EHS leader will be required to identify best practices and incorporate these best practices into our standards to continuously improve company safety policies. He will be required to possess excellent safety program and relevant environmental and ergonomic knowledge and demonstrate this expertise when working with Operations.

The Regional EHS Manager will be responsible to lead a team of safety managers and safety teams at different fulfillment center locations in his assigned region. This individual must help execute leadership development plans for his Safety team. He must communicate safety team expectations and give frequent and appropriate feedback to the safety managers/ teams and ensure they are executing to the core competencies of an Amazon safety professional.

I. Role of the Regional EHS Manager.

The Regional EHS Manager is responsible for site execution of all applicable safety standards including those set through company policy, local and regional regulations, and Amazon best practices. The REHSM shall allocate resources, guide and influence leadership, and escalate according to risk. This document lays out these expectations for deliverables by the REHSM and their team, where applicable, to ensure alignment between operations and safety. The REHSM shall be knowledgeable of operations and shall be authorized and responsible to halt operations if a recognized risk poses an imminent threat to life, or health.

The REHSM develops and executes strategies for the site that ensures a work environment free from hazards and compliant with applicable rules and regulations, motivates Associates to choose safe behaviors, and fosters active engagement and dialogue between leaders and Associates. Some or all of these site-specific strategies will be outside of published safety standards and will depend on the effective leadership, knowledge and influence of the REHSM.

In order to make data-driven decisions, it is essential that information is accurately collected, input, and analyzed. The REHSM shall ensure that leadership is properly trained to identify and correct hazards, both proactively and post-incident, through proper root cause analysis.

As for the site's performance against Amazon's safety metrics, the REHSM shall be responsible to ensure that the correct strategies are in place and executed to achieve set goals.

II. Responsibilities of the Regional EHS Manager

The REHSM shall be responsible for the following, at a minimum:

• Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy.

• Measure and communicate the site's performance against published requirements in safety policies.

• Ensure site leadership is trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy.

• Ensure site leadership is given current and regular safety information that enables them to talk about safety with their peers and Associates.

• Spend time on floor seeking input from Associates and leaders on safety improvement opportunities.

• Inform leadership when they are required to resolve a safety concern/suggestion.

• Lead proactive hazard identification and abatement efforts, communicate results and track open items to resolution.

• Ensure a timely, thorough and accurate response to uncontrolled risks once they are discovered.

Plan and carry out peer audits to ensure compliance to the organisation’s safety policies.

• Analyze incident data to discover trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.

• Escalate risks that present an imminent danger to life or health or if the solution is either insufficient to protect Associates from harm and/or is delayed in getting fully implemented.

III. Performance Review

At least monthly, but more frequently when necessary, the One on One meetings to be conducted with superiors and sub ordinates to ensuring alignment of safety priorities and proper allocation of resources. These meetings will also be useful in aiding the growth and development of high potential safety specialists and coordinators. It is expected that action items arising through this process are tracked to resolution.

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

Gurugram, HR, IND

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental, or equivalent

  • 5+ years of increasing responsibilities in EHS or environmental programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations experience

  • Experience leading multiple direct reports or multiple sites

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment

  • Experience in a distribution center or manufacturing EHS with mix of exempt and non-exempt employees at a site of at least 250 people