AMAZON.COM SERVICES INC WHS Specialist in Grimes, Iowa
WHS SpecialistOverview:Amazon Fulfillment is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated representative for their assigned fulfillment center (FC), coordinating and implementing all areas of the Amazon Global Program as directed by the leadership. The WHSS promotes a positive culture while complying with Amazon standards and maintaining a safe work environment. This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits.The WHSS is required to maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems. The WHSS supports management's efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate Program expectations and applicable federal and state laws. The WHSS also conducts risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. In addition, the WHSS is responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics.*Relocation assistance is not provided*WHS Specialist Responsibilities:* Identify and inform management of compliance issues, risks, and improvement opportunities through the conduct of daily, weekly, and monthly audits* Facilitate incident investigation process* Maintain required paperwork to comply with Amazon and regulations* Enter Incident Information in internal database in a timely manner* Perform observations and audits* Train and assist others (Area Managers, team members, etc.) to complete their responsibilities (Audits, Follow Rules, etc.)* Perform specific training as required by the Manager* May have additional responsibility for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, or other related activities depending on the business unit and location* Participate in process improvement activities and manage actions to completionEssential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:* Ability to communicate health and needs to all levels of the organization* Calm demeanor in emergency situations* Minimum of 1 years in Workplace Health and Safety (EHS) related field or bachelor's degree in related field* Knowledge of regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910* Experience using Microsoft Word and in a professional capacity * Experience maintaining confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel issues in the work place* Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekendsAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.