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Amazon Senior Safety & Compliance Engineer, Fullfillment Technologies and Robotics in North Reading, Massachusetts


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. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.

Amazon is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Safety & Compliance Engineer with an emphasis on Industrial Machine and System Safety. This position is responsible for new and existing product support related to regulatory compliance. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized team player with excellent communication skills and good business acumen. The candidate will have a strong understanding of the regulatory compliance schemes and the process required to specify, test, qualify, document and maintain certifications related to automatic and autonomous guided vehicle Product Safety, Machine Safety, and Functional Safety compliance for domestic and international markets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on a cross functional team to perform and complete Safety & Compliance requirements for equipment/product design

  • Interpret and apply regulations, standards, and Amazon requirements to new technologies/products

  • Experience reviewing equipment, including conveyance and machinery for proper guarding, interlocks, and safety features

  • Provide Safety & Compliance input during the product scoping to identify any concerns for operators interacting with the equipment

  • Evaluate and review schematics and drawings and provide Safety & Compliance input during product development/early design

  • Leverage Support processes, systems and tools to resolve safety related technical problems

  • Track issues through resolution phase, engaging technical subject matter experts and other stakeholders

  • Manage, prioritize, and respond to the MSP team's concerns

  • Provide technical guidance to Fulfillment Center (FC) Operations NA & EU Safety and Maintenance teams to troubleshoot operational challenges

  • Provide prompt, efficient, detailed, customer-oriented service to our internal Amazon Customer

  • Create and maintain problem resolution procedures and identify need for new tools to support existing solutions

  • Work with Engineering, Global Support and Amazon EHS teams to understand safety issues and solution options

  • Provide all stakeholders with the information required for decision-making

  • Compile data to facilitate analysis by the Safety team

  • Conduct internal meetings and be the voice of customer safety, including Design Reviews, Solutions layouts, and Risk Assessments

  • Conduct external Risk Assessment, Design Reviews, Factory/Site Acceptance testing and launch support

Key job responsibilities

Work cross functionally with development teams across MSP to design, develop and launch safe robotics/mechatronic systems. You have a great opportunity to raise the bar for safety at Amazon.

About the team

Innovators that develop automation solutions for our fulfillment network. These solutions meet out customer and network demands, and at the same time are extremely safe for our associates.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in developing functional specifications, design verification plans and functional test procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or equivalent

  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams to execute product design from concept to production

  • Experience with the project management of technical projects

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 $114,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $213,600/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.