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Amazon Robotics Field Safety Engineer, Mechatronics and Sustainable Packaging in Boston, Massachusetts


The Mechatronics and Sustainable Packaging (MSP) team builds full-stack innovation that ensures fulfillment and delivery network safety, speed, optimization, and value. We tackle big goals for the Amazon business and work hard to make automation history through invention, problem-solving, and highly-engaged teams. MSP is a global organization, with research and development labs based in near Seattle, WA and Milan, Italy.

In MSP, the Field Safety Engineers (FSEs) are responsible for evaluating the safety risks associated with installing automation and robotic development projects. FSEs collaborate with product design teams to develop and execute risk mitigations plans and support the scaling of deployments into production. The position also collaborates with suppliers and general contractors during construction to ensure compliance to the appropriate regulations, industry standards and Amazon policies.

Key job responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Field Safety Engineer are as follows:

  1. Perform safety risk assessments during all development phases of a product.

  2. Collaborate product deployment activities with engineering, facilities, site safety, operations teams, suppliers, and contractors.

  3. Develop a comprehensive safety protocol for contractors installing robotics equipment in various fulfillment centers around the world.

  4. Validating contractor credentials to ensure they are certified/trained/competent to perform the required work and review contractor safety risk assessments and job hazard analyses (JHA).

  5. Advises site safety, engineering and operations teams on safety regulations and regulatory compliance concerns relating to field environment and construction safety.

  6. Ability to travel up to 50% to locations across the North America and the European Union.

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

Bellevue, WA, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in an Environment, Health, and Safety discipline or engineering field.

  • 3-5 years of experience working on industrial construction projects with strong understanding of industry safety standards and regulations.

  • Must be familiar with applicable construction safety regulations and guidelines, including OSHA 30, 500 and 510.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skill with confidence to present to large executive audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with machinery safety

  • Knowledge of ANSI B56.5, ANSI B155.1, RIA 15.06, ISO 13849, NFPA 79

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $72,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $182,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.