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Drone Safety Manager, Prime Air

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**PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS NOT VIRTUAL. THIS ROLE IS LOCATED ONSITE AT AN AMAZON ROBOTICS SORTABLE SITE IN ITALY WHICH IS CURRENTLY CONFIDENTIAL. THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE ONSITE AND THERE IS NO FLEXIBILITY FOR THIS POSITION TO BE VIRTUAL. FURTHER DETAILS REGARDING LOCATION WILL BE PROVIDED AS PART OF THE INTERVIEW PROCESS.**

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How do you get items to customers quickly, cost-effectively, and—most importantly—safely, in less than an hour? And how do you do it in a way that can scale? Our teams of hundreds of scientists, engineers, aerospace professionals, and futurists have been working hard to do just that! We are delivering to customers and are excited for what’s to come.

If you are seeking an iterative environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve real world delivery challenges, and provide benefits to customers, Amazon is the place for you.

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Key job responsibilities
The objective of this role is to ensure operations meet the EU Safety and flight requirements.
In that capacity, they will act as the Safety Manager (SM) and as the flight operations expert. They will play a vital role in ensuring the safe and compliant operation, including measuring and improving Safety Performance Operations, preparing and conducting Safety Trainings and Safety Investigations.

They will also develop, administrate and maintain the Safety Manual of Prime Air’s LUC application and conduct regular evaluations to ensure adherence to safety standards and procedures. Including the Prime Air’s UAS specific operational risks and challenges, and monitoring EASA Part UAS and JARUS Part FCL including new and revised AMCs and GMs for changes, in collaboration with the EU Operations and Compliance Manager. And Ensuring that Prime Air’s documentation is revised to reflect EASA regulatory changes.

They will also develop trainings for flight operators, ground crew, and other personnel related to flight safety, workplace health & safety (WHS), and flight operations.

This position may be subject to additional terms including medical checks, drug/alcohol and background screening at pre-employment and during post-employment.

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

Virtual Location - ITA

Basic Qualifications


- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a safety-critical role within the aviation industry or another regulated environment.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience within the aviation industry or another regulated environment.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of Flight Safety, WHS, and Flight Operations regulations and procedures.
- Experience in operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or extensive general aviation experience.
- Experience owning Safety Manuals to meet the regulated environment updating according to the new/next standards.
- Experience in support, development and implementation of comprehensive training programs.
- Experience serving as the primary point of contact for frontline regulatory partners during inspections and visits.
- Experience in analyzing data and metrics to identify trends and potential risks, and report findings to senior leadership.
- Experience in conducting routine audits of operations, WHS site safety, and compliance, and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
- Experience in working collaboratively with all levels of the organization to promote a strong safety culture.
- Fluent in both Italian and English

Preferred Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in engineering, Aviation, safety, or a related field preferred
- A1, A2, A3 Drone pilot license or equivalent competency

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