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Regional Health and Safety and Loss Prevention Manager

ABOUT SOUQ

Souq.com an Amazon Subsidiary is the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 40 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8.5 million unique products in 35 different categories, including Fashion, Books, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Household Goods, Watches, Perfumes, Toys, and Baby products. Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands, and distributors to distribute their products online.

With more than 3,000 employees, we have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry.

 

DESCRIPTION

The Regional Health and Safety and Loss Prevention Manager will be responsible for partnering with a regional operations team in our Fulfillment Network to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and kaizens, this individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our Associates. The Regional Safety Manager 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 Regional Health and Safety and Loss Prevention Manager must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. This individual must instruct and train Operations Leaders in company safety policies and assist the regional teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site. This position will be required to identify best practices and incorporate these best practices into our standards to continuously improve company safety policies. Also,  he/she will be required to possess excellent safety program and relevant safety, environmental and ergonomic knowledge and demonstrates this expertise when working with Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon Safety Policies.
  • Measure the regions and sites’ performance against published requirements in safety policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies.
  • Ensure safety record keeping and data integrity and provides Operations with accurate reporting and metrics to support business safety initiatives.
  • Deliver on-time and quality projects to Operations. Deliver quality projects on time to Operations.
  • Analyze safety metrics and review incident weekly and monthly incident trends to discover trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest.
  • Analyze Global Safety Peer Review results and develop and implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other FCs.
  • Audit recordkeeping practices and Global Safety Database entries to ensurecompliance to global safety standards and local regulations.
  • Audit the workplace organization and Associate behaviors to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate and consistent.
  • Manage and mentor the FC Safety Manager and Safety Associates in your assigned FCs.
  • Spend time at the fulfillment centers and seek input from Safety teams, Associates and leaders on safety program improvement opportunities. Ensure open communication on status of progress and resolution against these suggestions.
  • Lead soft tissue injury reduction efforts by performing targeted Kaizens in partnership with the Operations teams based on the risks identified in each task (force, repetition, and awkward postures).
  • Ensure site leadership and Associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy. Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required safety training.
  • Review for effectiveness the deployed safety tools and revise to ensure continual improvement.
  • Partner with corporate and other regional field safety personnel to leverage global safety and environmental best practices into NA network standards.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years' of increasing responsibilities in safety and/or environmental programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations.
  • Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.
  • Experience leading change in multiple site environment and managing multiple direct reports.
  • BS/BA in safety, environmental, ergonomics or a related field required
  • Certified Safety Professional preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with Directors and VPs
  • Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies based on broader organizational goals.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to travel up to 60%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree preferred
  • Certified Safety Professional preferred
  • Experience in a fast-paced, changing/growing organization

 

 

 

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