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Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager, Project Kuiper

Job ID: 2541718 | Amazon Kuiper Infrastructure LLC - M96

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health, environmental science, or a related field or relevant experience
- 5+ years experience as an industrial hygiene professional with aerospace R&D and/or complex manufacturing experience including chemical exposure, hearing conservation, laser safety, health physicals, and hazard communication.
- 5+ years’ experience in EHS support especially in the aerospace sector
- 5+ years experience working with regulatory authorities on permitting and ongoing permit compliance.
- 3+ years experience with the ability to review technical schematics and drawings as part of construction safety and terminal improvement assessments
- 3+ years experience with developing and implementing Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tagout, laser safety, and 5S programs/procedures
- Ability to pass Kennedy Space Center background checks

DESCRIPTION

Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Based in Merritt Island, Florida at our primary processing facility, the Kuiper EHS Manager will develop, communicate, train, drive, manage, audit, improve, and measure Amazon’s Kuiper EHS performance. This role will include developing and enhancing EHS compliance and risk management processes. Driving understanding, engagement to provide EHS performance improvement, for the Kuiper portfolio, influence business units leadership, and further integrate EHS into daily operations.

Export Control Requirements
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.



Key job responsibilities
- Conducts investigations of working conditions in places of employment for the prevention of occupational disease and industrial health hazards, with specific references to chemicals, noise, lasers, and other potential worker health hazards.
- Collaborate with colleagues across multiple disciplines within the company to assure effective program implementation and cohesiveness.
- Promote the successful integration of safety and health risk management into key business operations, processes, and audits.
- Perform data analytics on company and industry EHS information to drive improvement initiatives.
- Promote EHS awareness throughout the organization through effective employee communications, participation, and programming.
- Prepare and execute sampling plans to include determination of appropriate analytic methods, equipment selection, calibration, laboratory analysis, and results interpretations.
- Provide technical assistance and support and serve as key point of contact for safety issues and environmental issues.
- Manage environmental permits, proper waste disposal, and EHS reporting in accordance with permit and local requirements.
- Conduct compliance tasks including storm water sampling, waste inspections, chemical inventory, and life safety audits, as needed.
- Ensure full compliance with applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements.
- Support and conduct EHS audits, developing action plans to resolve findings, and implement countermeasures promptly and effectively.
- Provide leadership on Kuiper EHS issues, assist senior leaders in understanding business impacts of EHS issues, thereby enabling prudent allocation of resources and decision-making.
- Develop and implement EHS training programs that will engage all levels of Kuiper teams on EHS responsibilities, compliance requirements and cultural progression.
- Provide safety guidance for developing production processes, equipment, and design.
- Remain up-to-date and conversant with relevant laws, regulations and other statutory requirements that affect EHS.

A day in the life
Based in Merritt Island, FL, the EHS Manage role will develop and support Amazon Kuiper’s EHS compliance programs and be supported under the supervision of the Kuiper EHS leader. You will support Kuiper’s personnel in the development, testing, and manufacture of space hardware, which will include developing new programs to strengthen our programs EHS compliance and risk management processes.
This role is accountable for supporting development and implementation of environmental, health and safety programs, tools and standards in line with Kuiper Global EHS policies. Responsibilities include training and communication in a manner that ensures compliance to regulatory and internal standards, as well as business needs. Key to this role is building and maintaining strong relationships with all levels of the organization from leadership to individual workers to support them in determining best in class methods to achieve compliance.

About the team
Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. Amazon has ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
At Amazon, our mission is to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. We're dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

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

Merritt Island, FL, USA

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Industrial environmental professional with significant experience including supporting compliance with Clear Air Act, RCRA, and Clean Water Act.
- Laser safety officer or Radiation safety officer
- Experience providing EHS support in laboratory/R&D , complex manufacturing, and/or production environments.
- A proven track record of communicating complex health and safety information in terms understandable across the organization.
- Possess the ability to engage the workforce at all levels in the journey to build a strong safety culture
- Excellent at creating and maintaining working relationships across all levels and disciplines, receptive to feedback and input from others, and quick to apply changes.


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