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PAC Global Supply Manager

PAC Global Supply Manager

Job ID 
486514
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/3/2017
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Supply Chain/Transportation Management
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Job Description

The Infrastructure Supply Chain and Procurement (ISCaP) organization owns the supply chain and logistics activities that helps deliver mission critical facilities to support AWS expansion and growth on a global scale. The Power and Cooling (PAC) Supply Chain Operations (SCOPS) Team within ISCaP consists of hard-working, highly-motivated, engaged, and responsive professionals who support the core infrastructure of Amazon's business. If you want to be a part of a team that has a daily impact on company success, this is a great opportunity for you.

As a member of PAC-SCOPS and in this role you will manage the global supply chain for one or more of the categories that reside within the Power and Cooling Equipment space supporting AWS datacenter build projects. This role's primary responsibility is to maintain unconstrained supply on a global scale for the responsible categories. You will be responsible and accountable for a supplier's production and delivery, making sure that the right equipment arrives at the right place at the right time. You will ensure that the team has a current view of our supplier's capacity, inventory, lead times, shipping, and delivery details. You will work with our internal customers and business partners to understand demand signals and drive the appropriate supply strategies while digging deep into the supply chain using data to continuously improve supply flexibility.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, and a creative, critical thinker with an intense curiosity and learning drive. You must be an effective negotiator, leader, and communicator, be able to work independently and generate high-quality work product against aggressive deadlines in a collaborative, creative, ever-changing and ambiguous environment. You must have a professional demeanor and be able to communicate appropriately and effectively with people at every level, from technicians to senior management.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop, implement, and manage supply chain strategies on a global scale
  • Participate and provide input on behalf of PAC in managing the strategic aspects of large complex cross-functional projects
  • Develop and maintain supplier capacity modeling
  • Understand demand inputs and position supply to support unconstrained growth at AWS scale in both the short-term and long-term horizons
  • Engage with global supply chain counterparts to drive leading supply chain practices and initiatives
  • Develop analytical reports to deliver information to business partners and stakeholders that support improved decision making
  • Manage supplier lead times and drive them to exceed or meet AWS business requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a supply chain discipline or related field
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in supply chain management and/or supply planning role
  • End-to-end knowledge of supply chain operations and systems
  • Can manage and manipulate complex data sets utilizing analytical tools (Tableau, SQL, Data Warehouse, etc).
  • Able to model supply chain strategies to define cost and performance impacts, trade-offs, and risks
  • Understand the implications of different operational choices to guide teams and leadership to best solutions for the organization
  • Ability to think big and drive innovation throughout the supply chain
  • Must be analytical and have a passion for diving deep
  • Effectively communicate relevant information at all levels of the organization
  • Must have leadership and coaching skills
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the year

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a supply chain discipline or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Has created an innovative global supply strategy for the organization resulting in a tangible benefit to the business
  • Has designed the strategy and execution road map for a supply chain
  • Has provided design and vision for technology infrastructure investment, providing financial savings in an end to end supply chain
  • Direct responsibility for modeling strategies for a complex supply chain that has experienced a 50%-100% growth in demand.
  • Experience with freight management, import/export requirements definition, and contract logistics