Careers at Amazon – EHS Specialist

Website Amazon Canada

Job Description:

One focus area of the Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) mission is to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support this focus area, Amazon is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated representative for their assigned building 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support management efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate program expectations and applicable federal and state laws
  • Maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems
  • Responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics
  • Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
  • Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekends
  • Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in emergency response and currently holds First Aid and CPR certificates
  • A minimum of 1 year in an environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field
  • 6 months experience performing in a safety-related role within Amazon
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
  • Experience in workers compensation case management
  • High school or equivalent diploma
  • Experience leading and managing a team ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
  • Experience maintaining confidentiality in matter involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace

Job Details:

Company: Amazon Canada

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bolton, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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