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Sr. Program Manager, Supply Chain - Toys

Sr. Program Manager, Supply Chain - Toys

Job ID 
490279
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/31/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Buying, Planning, & Instock Management
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Job Description

Amazon is building a lean and efficient supply chain to get toys and games to customers as efficiently as possible! Our goal is to test and learn and pioneer new supply chain innovations that shape the future of the Toy ecommerce industry. We are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to help identify and execute supply chain cost and time saving initiatives. In this role, you will develop and champion the roadmap, working closely with several cross-functional teams outside the Toy organization. You will assess new opportunities to eliminate waste and reduce costs in the supply chain and define best-in-class capabilities to innovate and launch new programs. You will also optimize and automate our procurement processes by partnering with multiple internal technical teams. This is a highly visible role that will work closely with partner teams, internal and external, to identify, build, and manage new opportunities. You will also develop key metrics, business requirements, and performance indicators to measure overall success.

You will own new projects and executive communication around those projects from start to finish, with a goal of decreasing costs and driving profitability.

We are seeking a business leader with a broad skill set who demonstrates analytical horsepower, deep curiosity to uncover how things work, excellent business judgment, strong relationship building and negotiations skills, and a passion for innovation and experimentation.

You will get an opportunity to work with vendors of all sizes and must have the leadership presence and communication skills to represent Amazon at all levels of these organizations.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities throughout the supply chain, including inbound shipping costs, fulfillment center expenses, and outbound customer shipping costs.
  • Identify and design efficient procurement processes to ensure product allocation and healthy inventory levels for highly-seasonal product.
  • Examine the P&L and define success metrics, including evaluating entitlement and goals of identified projects.
  • Develop and manage program roadmap and timing.
  • Define initiatives and measure impact and results.
  • Manage resources and prioritization for the program roadmap.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to make decisions over complex problems.
  • Confidently present to Amazon senior leadership as well as other large audiences.
  • The ability to work at all levels in the organization, with no job being considered too large or too small.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Supply Chain, or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong alignment to Amazon’s Leadership Principles
  • Must possess excellent business judgment and strong written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast paced environment
  • Operates as a team player, likes to have fun at work, and has a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred
  • Experience leading large and diverse organizations.
  • Strong proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, Access, and SQL
  • Experience working with large and complex data sets to drive business decisions
  • Proven ability to manage large and complicated cross functional projects
  • Experience in negotiating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – to prioritize and plan under tight deadlines
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results – self-starter and self-directed