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Regional Safety Engineer (RSE) / Health & Safety Officer (HSO) – France

Regional Safety Engineer (RSE) / Health & Safety Officer (HSO) – France

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Amazon Technological Services
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Job Description

This role is for an experienced EHS Manager, Safety Specialist or Safety Engineer. This position is based in Paris and requires travel to and from the various sites in Paris. Additional international travel will be required.
The chosen person must be an effective communicator, sending clear, concise and consistent messages verbally, in written form, and/or public speaking forums. This individual must advise, instruct and train company personnel on health and safety policies and procedures, as well as assist the teams in incorporating our safety standards at their sites.
You will work with internal and external partners to maintain and enhance the health and safety of operations and generally help ensure the reliability of the facilities. Coordination with onsite physical security, vendors, regulatory agencies, risk management, and fire/life safety systems is required. Additionally, you will work with employees and contractors to achieve specific health and safety objectives.
This role will report to the Regional Safety Manager - Europe and be responsible for continuing to enhance the health and safety of operations and construction. You will work closely with construction builds as coordinated by the Global Construction Safety Engineer. English and French speaking and writing fluency is required.


· Assist with drafting and implementing health and safety standards, policies and practices including but not limited to; safety management systems, training, and risk assessments (e.g., DUER - document unique d’évaluation des risques /Plan de Prevention).
· Collaborate with other groups within Amazon (Data Center Operations, Facilities Managers, Human Resources, Hardware Engineering) and outside vendors (General Contractors, sub-contractors, Emergency Services) as they relate to operations and construction.
· Ensure compliance with and implementation of global health and safety programs and local regulatory legislation.
· Interact and help manage site relations with the French government and regulatory agencies.
· Assist in the development and implementation of risk assessments, SOPs and MOPs for on-site emergencies, special events and other unique tasks.
· Perform health and safety data analysis and create benchmarking.
· Ensure health and safety recordkeeping and provide accurate reporting and metrics to support business safety initiatives.
· Consult and work with legal on complex or non-routine health and safety regulations interpretations and investigations.
· Analyze and assess site risks and develop and implement solutions to prevent and eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury.
· Respond to and investigate injuries and other workplace incidents.
· Adapt to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, strategy and deadlines.
· Domestic and international travel for emergency and non-emergency may be required.
· Able to work as part of a team and provide health and safety support to regions outside of France when required.
· Additional other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

· Minimum college degree or equivalent in a health and safety field or experience equivalent.
· Experience designing and implementing health and safety policy, processes and procedural documentation.
· Construction, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, or similar industry health and safety experience with mix of full time employees and third-party contractors.
· Considerable knowledge of local health and safety regulatory law
· 5 or more years of practical experience with a proven record of health and safety.
· High ethical standards with proven ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information; excellent judgment, discretion, and diplomacy.
· Must exhibit excellent problem solving skills, high judgment, and attention to detail.
· Able to communicate complex information effectively to senior management, and escalate issues or concerns when required.
· Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interacting with site leaders.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience in a fast paced, changing/growing organization.
· Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies.