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About the job
Amazon and COVID19
Safety is our priority. We are interviewing virtually for this role (and wherever possible).
Read more about how we’re responding to the crisis here: https://blog.aboutamazon.com/company-news/amazons-actions-to-help-employees-communities-and-customers-affected-by-covid-19
Learn As You Earn – Life changing careers with Amazon Apprenticeships
A qualification and a career at the same time? That’s a bit like having your cake and eating it, right? But it really doesn’t have to be one or the other. Learning and earning within an apprenticeship means you get both – a qualification and a career.
Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills.
Our teams are crucial in ensuring that we continue to deliver and innovate for customers. We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent.
Amazon apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and want to start a career now – or possibly retrain in a new direction.
To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, practical experience and qualifications given to you.
Key job responsibilities
As a working student your primary focus is to complete your studies by learning and developing your skills, knowledge and behaviors to work towards successful graduation. You will be set objectives and goals by your training provider and hiring team to support your studies.
A day in the life
As a safety specialist at Amazon, you’ll gain a vast range of useful experiences and skills. You will work towards the Level 4 Process Lead Apprenticeship, as well as gaining Level 6 NCRQ professional diploma in Applied Health & Safety.
You will build your skills over a 24-month period starting in June 2022 which will help you develop personally and professionally. Your apprenticeship will be made up of;
- Classroom/virtual based training to cover knowledge,
- On-the-job training in an Amazon fulfilment Centre or Sort Centre
- Online learning & Portfolio building
- Mentoring from our safety team members.
Alongside extensive development of your technical skills, you will also grow your abilities in crucial complementary areas like organization, prioritization, data and problem-solving techniques, teamwork, communication, and presentation skills.
You will work alongside the team supporting with day to day tasks learning how Amazon Safety works and delivers for its customers. As your knowledge and skills increase over the duration of the scheme you will have opportunities to be part of and lead projects, making a difference for customers. The on the job experience will help you build a portfolio of evidence towards your apprenticeship. You will be given dedicated time to focus on your studies to help you stay on track and work towards successfully completing your qualifications. Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship and achieved the qualifications, you will be able to apply for relevant roles across the business.
You will attend a number of workshops across the duration of the apprenticeship, workshops will be online delivery by a training provider. You will also attend internal workshops/ trainings to support you in developing Amazon related skills and knowledge.
Example Of Modules Include, But Are Not Limited To
- Workplace Hazards
- Core Principles of Safety
- Personal injury liability and absence reduction
- Managing Projects
- Essentials of Leadership
- LEAN Principles
About The Team
Amazon is the perfect place to enhance your career in Safety. Safety Specialist apprentices can work with a number of functions, including loss prevention, HR and Operations Management, working with managers and teams to help deliver big or small projects successfully.
Candidates should have the right to live and work in UK
- For the apprenticeship program we prioritize applicants eligible to government funding for their apprenticeship and for this you need to:
- Have lived in the UK or in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years
- Be a resident in the country you are applying for the entire duration of the program
- Not be registered to study on a UK government funded course ending June 2022 or later
- You will be 18 years old or older before the contract’s start date
- Bachelors Degree in any subject and work experience in a safety focused role
Please note, you will be required to evidence your qualifications. If you have gained qualifications outside of the UK you will be required to evidence that they are equivalent.
Amazon is a 24/7 operation, you must have flexibility in working hours and shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements as this role may include working weekends and/or night shifts.
Your recruitment process will start with your online application (providing your CV as well as answering questions about the above basic qualifications) and will then take you onto online testing.
As a last step, we will invite successful candidates to an assessment center where they will participate in a group exercise, execute a practical exercise and get a chance to present their profile, motivation and skills 1-on-1 during interviews or presentations.
These will be a plus for your career at Amazon but are not necessary to enter the programme.
- You have previous experience of working in a Health & Safety role
- You are able to operate in a challenging and fast paced environment,
- You are able to demonstrate drive and passion.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.
Company – Amazon UK Services Ltd.
Job ID: A1894612
Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A
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