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Principal Operations Program Manager

Principal Operations Program Manager

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A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

As a Principal Operations Program Manager, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

The Operations group is looking for an individual who wants to work on a cool product that is growing at a rapid pace. We are a critical part of the hardware development process. We ensure ongoing support, grow the capabilities of our current systems to meet our needs, and drive continuous improvement for the company. In this role, you will:

  • Deliver results on complex projects involving teams across the company
  • Work with stakeholders to define business requirements
  • Understand current system capabilities and limitations
  • Problem solve and explore solutions to current processes and systems
  • Coordinate with cross functional teams to implementation
  • Drive continuous improvements
  • Monitor supply and fulfillment of devices
  • Travel as required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines
  • 10+ years of experience in product or process definition, having taken a product or process from concept to execution
  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics or manufacturing for a hardware device company

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Proven ability to influence others, facilitate agreement among stakeholders with different interests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, building relationships
  • Technical aptitude and familiarity with the design and utilization of complex systems
  • Proven track record of complex and creative problem solving and the desire to create and build new processes
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, Excel, Access, Unix is a plus

Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation