Amazon

Worldwide Sustainability

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. The Worldwide Sustainability team capitalizes on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to invent and simplify to create a better and more resilient company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and we drive solutions that enable our customers and our business to become more sustainable. Worldwide Sustainability consists of 6 teams: social responsibility, energy and environment, customer packaging experience, sustainability services, sustainability technology, and sustainability science R&D.

Come help innovate and contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges with the Amazon Sustainability team!

Amazon Florida, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION The Sub Regional EHS Manager will be responsible for providing EHS support to Delivery Stations within their region to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. By leveraging lean principles and kaizens, you 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. A successful Sub Regional EHS Manager will demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and inspire change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis. The Sub Regional EHS Manager must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. You will instruct and train Operations Leaders in Amazon safety policies and assist the operations site teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site. You will work to identify best practices and incorporate these standard methodologies into our standards to continuously improve the safety landscape. The Sub Regional EHS Manager will possess excellent safety program knowledge as well as environmental and ergonomic knowledge and be able demonstrate this expertise when working with Operations. Sub Regional EHS Manager Responsibilities : · Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional regulations and company policy. · Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Amazon EHS Policies. · Measure sites’ performance against published requirements in EHS policies. For all deficiencies, identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies. · Deliver on-time and quality projects to Operations. · Analyze EHS metrics and review incident weekly and monthly incident trends to discover trends to rationalize the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the safety risk is highest. · Perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site. Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other FCs. · Audit record-keeping practices and Gensuite entries to be aligned with 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. · Spend time at the delivery stations and seek input from teams, Associates and leaders on safety program improvement opportunities. Ensure open communication on status of progress and resolution against these suggestions. · 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. Amazon offers competitive packages including comprehensive health care, 401(k), stock based awards, growth potential, and a challenging and exciting work environment. This position requires 50-70% travel. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · 3+ years of growing responsibilities in ehs, safety and/or environmental programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations. · Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment. · Bachelor’s degree in safety, environmental, ergonomics or a related field required · Must be flexible regarding shifts. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Distribution Center or Manufacturing Safety experience with mix of exempt and non-exempt employees at a site of at least 250 people preferred. · Master’s degree preferred · Experience in a fast paced, changing/growing organization · Certified Safety Professional preferred · Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort collaborating with site leaders. · Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies. · Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability. · Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy · Proficient in Microsoft Office and the use of pivot tables and the development of charts and graphics. · Ability to manage multiple sites/remotely. Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Amazon Singapore, Singapore
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION Overview: The Regional Environmental Engineer (REE) will be responsible for environmental compliance at Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centers in Singapore. The REE will develop standards and policies to support regulatory compliance and provide environmental compliance guidance for regional operations and construction teams. The individual will complete environmental performance analysis, establish and monitor metrics, and guide the teams in implementation of Amazon environmental standards. The REE will work with internal and external partners that include government entities, contractors, consultants, design, construction, operations and other key stakeholders. This position is based in Singapore and will require regular domestic travel and occasional international travel. English speaking and writing proficiency is required. The Regional Environmental Engineer must have excellent communication skills, strong environmental regulatory knowledge, particularly with respect to Singapore regulations and standards, demonstrated success in program management, and experience leading teams in complex and technical projects. Responsibilities : · Manage and oversee compliance with local and federal environmental regulations and Amazon policy. · Develop regional strategic programs by integrating with engineering, construction, and operations. · Drive an environmentally responsible culture within the organization. · Function as a leader regarding regulatory agency interactions, permit evaluation and processing, and new process and technology introduction · Ensure work performed by contractors, consultants, and employees is completed in accordance with Amazon standards. · Develop environmental metrics to measure, monitor and forecast performance · Conduct thorough and accurate environmental audits for continuous improvement. · Prioritize and manage multiple technically complex assignments concurrently. · Represent Amazon at appropriate levels with governmental agencies and throughout the company. · Build collaborative relationships with various stakeholders to ensure risks are identified early and managed appropriately. · Submit time critical reports to various governmental agencies · Complete thorough and accurate environmental incident investigations and associated regulatory reports and develop appropriate corrective actions BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · A completed Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, chemical or environmental engineering or related field of study. · Minimum of 7 years of experience serving as an environmental technical resource, environmental manager, program specialist, or program manager · Experience with contractual, regulatory, and liability assessments, air permit evaluations and applications, planning approvals, water discharge requirements, and waste management · Broad knowledge of global environmental regulations and programs · Experience leading change in multiple site environments and the ability to influence those that are not direct reports or within your organization · Experience successfully implementing environmental systems · Excellent organizational and project management skills · Strong interpersonal skills: excellent communication skills, strong relationship builder, solid influencing and negotiation skills, and the ability to coach at multiple levels · Proficient with MS Excel, Word, and Windows Operating Systems PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort interfacing with senior leaders inside and outside the company · Experience in a fast-paced, changing/growing organization · Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem-solving ability Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Amazon Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION Are you interested in creating an impact in sustainability at a scale that few will ever experience? We're looking for an experienced, self-driven, analytical, and creative Data Scientist to drive state-of-the-art solutions for WW Packaging team. With over a billion unique products at Amazon, any advancement in sustainable packaging happens at a big data scale! If you are excited by the prospect of analyzing and modeling terabytes of data to solve real world problems, owning end-to-end business problems and directly impact the profitability of the company, then this role is for you. This position requires work experience in statistical analysis and machine learning, the ability to think big and dive deep, and embody a unique mix of thought leadership and technical acumen. This candidate will possess excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders. In addition, this opportunity requires excellent troubleshooting, problem-solving, and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, technical environment. The ability to work independently and deal with an ambiguous environment is a must. Ownership of work is extremely important, and candidates should have a proven record of driving projects and strategic initiatives to their completion. The ideal candidate is motivated, agile, with strong time management and project management skills, and is technical and analytical. The candidate will also have a passion for helping us to identify and promote sustainability issues and opportunities at Amazon. Major responsibilities · Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create scalable solutions for business problems · Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of Amazon’s historical business data to help automate and optimize key processes · Design, development and evaluation of highly innovative models for predictive learning · Work closely with software engineering teams to drive real-time model implementations and new feature creations · Work closely with operations staff to optimize various business operations, · Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation · Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical/quality control approaches BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · PhD in highly quantitative field (CS/ML, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, etc) · 2+ years of industrial or research experience in predictive modeling, data science, and machine learning · Exceptional interpersonal and technical communication skills, both written and verbal · Strong structured thinking and problem solving ability · Solid understand of fundamental statistics · Experience in using Python, R, SAS, Matlab, Spark, or other statistical/machine learning software · Passion for sustainability PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · PhD in highly quantitative field (CS/ML, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, etc) · 5+ years of industrial or research experience in predictive modeling, data science, and machine learning · Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases. · Experience with AWS features (S3, Redshift) is a plus. · Experience in mentoring team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modeling application Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation/Age. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Amazon London, UK
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION About us: At Amazon, we are committed to and invested in sustainability because it’s a win all around – it’s good for business, the planet, our customers, and our communities. The Worldwide Sustainability team capitalises on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to invent and simplify to create a better and more resilient company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and we drive solutions that enable our customers and our business to become more sustainable. The Sustainability programme drives customer trust and business continuity by ensuring respect for the rights of workers throughout Amazon’s supply chain and operations. We uphold company standards and expectations and seek to constantly improve the tools and processes that we use in doing so. To support our work on food sustainability, we are looking for an experienced Program Manager to join our Sustainability team. The role will sit at the intersection of Amazon’s food businesses and Sustainability. The Program Manager will support our work to implement goals around sustainable sourcing. The Sustainability Program Manager will be expected to handle both day-to-day matters (constantly thinking about how to invent and simplify to improve), but will also be expected to strategise on longer term, program-wide initiatives. This role will be based at Amazon’s corporate offices in London. Internal job description The ideal candidate is: • Enthusiastic and passionate about sustainable sourcing and food · Experienced at implementing responsible sourcing programs, with good technical subject matter knowledge on food sustainability, (e.g., seafood sustainability, animal welfare, commodities). · Technical knowledge on other topics such as packaging, waste, and social responsibility is also a bonus. · Knowledgeable about external groups and partners on food sustainability · A customer-obsessed problem solver who keeps the customer at the heart of decision making on sustainability topics · Someone with a keen ability to influence and form strong partnerships with business teams · Equally proficient in Word writing documents as in Excel performing in-depth analysis · Comfortable presenting executive level reports and analysis • Interested in sustainability beyond traditional CSR programs • A self-starter who over-indexes on ownership and accountability • Energised by opportunities to work on a global team Key Responsibilities: • Act as the Sustainability team lead for implementing goals related to food sustainability, with a focus on sourcing, working closely with the EU food business teams · Develop policies and standards and work with business stakeholders to implement · Create operational metrics, track and manage delivery timelines, and communicate program status to internal stakeholders · Be a point of contact between Amazon and external groups and partners • Combine local EU needs with an eye on Amazon’s global sustainability program • Identify/research innovation opportunities and write proposals/white papers BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Basic Qualifications: We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers. · Bachelor’s degree (Master’s or other advanced degree preferred). · Experience and proficiency in project/programme management. · Strong attention to detail · Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workload even when faced with conflicting priorities. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · 5 years of experience in food and/or sustainability (experience in both is preferred). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Amazon Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION Amazon's Customer Packaging Experience team is looking for an experienced and motivated Business Analyst with outstanding leadership skills, and proven ability to develop, enhance, automate, and manage business and financial models using strong quantitative skills. The successful candidate will have strong data mining and modeling skills and is comfortable facilitating ideation and working from concept through to execution. The position will drive operational excellence by balancing a range of critical business, cost and CX factors related to packaging, including labor, transportation costs, material intensity, and product damages. This role will also build tools and support structures needed to analyze data, dive deep into root causes of operational issues or challenges, drive process improvements, build KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics, un-earth opportunities and present findings and recommendations to business partners and management. A qualified candidate must have demonstrated ability to manage medium to large-scale models and tools that are statistically grounded but also explainable operationally. In addition, an ideal candidate possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong focus on internal customers and professional demeanor and high intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts/frameworks, algorithms and technology rapidly as changes arise. Additional responsibilities may include: · Manipulating/mining data from databases ( SQL Server, Redshift, Oracle DW) · Collaborating with BI/Data Engineer teams and drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources to continually improve data quality · Creating automated metrics, reports and dashboards using complex databases, data warehouses and web application technologies · Providing analytical network support to improve quality and standard work results · Root cause research to identify process breakdowns within departments and providing data through use of various skill sets to find solutions to breakdown · Fostering culture of continuous improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · 3+ years of strong quantitative and qualitative experience in operations, supply chain, logistics, packaging engineering or related field. · Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Math, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, · Proficiency with TABLEAU, Microsoft Excel to include making charts, data manipulation, pivot tables, creating macros, and visual basic knowledge · Able to write SQL scripts for analysis and reporting (Redshift, SQL, MySQL) · Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, and demand modeling · Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The role requires effective communication with colleagues from computer science, operations research and business backgrounds. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Master’s degree or higher in Engineering, Math, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, or other technical field from an accredited university · Familiarity with the processes used in Amazon fulfillment network and supply chain operations · Experience processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities (100K to Millions of rows) of data · Experience in Statistical Software such as R, SAS, SPSS, MINITAB · Experience using one or more VBA, Python, MATLAB, Java, C++ programming languages · Experience with Amazon Quality operations and/or Standard Work Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Amazon Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION Amazon is looking for a big-thinking leader to provide strategic direction in the transportation sustainability systems and processes space. The new leader will work with the core business teams within Amazon Transportation Services (Linehaul, Air, Sort Centers, Product and Technology) to innovate and scale global sustainable logistics operations and processes. This leader will be responsible for providing thought leadership and strategic direction to drive new programs and processes that enable ATS to reduce the carbon footprint from its operations. This leader will work with other business leaders across WW Operations to identify, scope and scale initiatives that eliminate or reduce carbon. This leader will also work with our businesses to inform and incorporate carbon impact into long and mid-term business decision making. We are looking for an exceptionally motivated and talented Principal, Program Management, with a strong customer focus and analytical skills. You will help execute, and deliver on detailed plans, timelines and communicate to team leadership on status, risks, and process changes. You will need to thrive and deliver results in an ambiguous, and fast-paced business environment, operating across multiple teams and levels in the organization. The ideal candidate will have strong customer experience intuition, business and product sense combined with solid understanding of technical concepts. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. High judgment, ability to influence, analytical talent, exceptional communications, and leadership are essential to success in this role. In a very real way, we are changing lives with the work we do. We are looking for a passionate, innovative leader to define, deliver and scale our operational solutions for Customers globally. The leader will take a strategic lens at new process and tools to optimize solution and improve process efficiency. The responsibilities for this leader include the following: · Manage team of in-person and remote associates across support, field operations, node configuration and transportation management · Use data and other closed loop mechanisms to create a scalable operations team that supports a fast-growing business · Own the globalization of operational processes for these businesses adjusting for local nuances · Gather and analyze information, formulate and test hypothesis and develop and communicate recommendations to senior leadership · Dive deep to understand complex interactions and second-order impacts of decisions and incentive structures · Act as the ‘business owner’, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact our business · Coordinate cross-functional teams and communicate with internal and external parties, while meeting tight deadlines · Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed goals. Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats and be excited to join an ambitious team BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering · 7+ years’ experience in strategic supply chain, transportation, and/or sustainability · Track record of hiring and growing operational talent at all levels · Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills · Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams · Ability to manage multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; strong bias for action · Passionate and knowledgeable about customer behavior PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Advanced graduate degree (e.g., MBA, MS, PhD, etc.) · Professional certification (PMP, Lean, Six Sigma, APICS-CLTD) · Comfortable with a varied set of software and editing tools. Ability to learn new tools quickly · Familiarity with databases and SQL · Expertise in a machine learning environment is a plus Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com