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Amazon WHS Design, Start Up, and RME Manager in Tokyo, Japan


Amazon is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join the Rest of World WHS team as Design, construction, startup (DCS) program manager, with additional responsibilities for RME Safety. At Amazon, we obsess about the safety of our people and partners — they are our customer. Our people trust us because we provide a safe work environment. Our unwavering commitment is to deliver the best technologies and practices meets and exceeds expectations. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. The WHS DCS/RME Manager will be responsible for the technical design reviews, creating site launch reports, updating safety checklists, supporting field DCS managers with road to launch tasks, creating weekly metrics, management/ aggregation, and analysis of data received from the field teams, and perform analytics, data mining, and data visualization. The individual will be responsible for implementing high risk operations procedures throughout Japan, by partnering with the RME team and local Operations. The person in this position will report to the Sr. WHS Leader for the Rest of World high risk safety operations. The Program Manager will be key team member in our effort to providing mechanisms/processes to ensure a comprehensive view of the organization’s data is established, using that data to drive change, eliminate inefficiencies, and quickly adapt to industry or business needs.

Key job responsibilities

• Perform technical safety design reviews with understanding of design specifications for building designs, site concept drawings, floor plan, layouts etc for multiple BUs including AMZL, GSF, ATS

• Generation of reports in various platforms for leadership and field teams. Data Visualization - Charting and graphing of data for reporting purposes. Publish weekly status reports for leadership teams

• Provide necessary support to our business partners and DCS Program Managers to ensure that a site will be compliant with all applicable local, state, provincial, and federal safety regulations as well as the applicable industry consensus standards

• Manage SIM requests from WHS field or other groups

• Will be a key team member in our effort to providing mechanisms/processes to ensure a comprehensive view of the organization’s data is established, using that data to drive change, eliminate inefficiencies, and quickly adapt to industry or business needs

• In-depth research of defect trends and help develop processes to drive accountability and follow up actions

• Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and apply technical expertise, requirements and solutions to the team and stakeholders

• Lead engagement and implementation of high risk operations safety procedures throughout all business units

A day in the life

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

Tokyo, 13, JPN

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ direct experience in Safety/Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering/ Construction background or equivalent

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, safety or a related field

  • Knowledge of building designs from safety perspective

  • Experience interacting with cross-functional teams

  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite

  • Business level of English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications - NEBOSH IDIP/IGC/CSP/ASP or equivalent

  • Change agent with energy, passion and skill to drive change

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively balance and prioritize issues

  • Strong relationship building/networking/interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience as a startup or launch program manager or as a process deployment program manager

  • Experience working with AppSheet, AutoCAD, and/or Playbook

  • Technical aptitude and familiarity with the design

  • You have a proven ability to work towards targets and deadlines

  • Ability to drive the data management process by independently defining requirements, scoping projects, and prioritizing tasks

  • Demonstrable ability to learn quickly, while closely adhering to new processes and procedures

  • You’re able to work independently, at times under minimum levels of supervision

  • Excited about working in a diverse group and contributing to an inclusive culture

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