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Manager, Supply Chain

Manager, Supply Chain

Job ID 
567117
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/10/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Supply Chain/Transportation Management
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager with a strong delivery record and senior leadership experience to own and manage strategic, cross-functional operations and technology projects. This high-visibility role will require working with business and software teams across the company and around the world to prioritize projects which support both new products/programs and existing operations and supply chain systems.

Responsibilities include:
  • Driving global standardization of fulfillment practices, businesses processes, and reporting with fulfillment center, retail, finance, engineering, and supply chain stakeholders
  • Forming cross-functional project teams, planning and organizing, managing, and executing complex projects across multiple organizations and stakeholders
  • Innovating for step-change improvement in safety, quality, and cost metrics
  • Partnering with Directors, VPs, and other key operational experts across the company to lead, support, and influence new business initiatives.

A successful candidate will also demonstrate:
  • · High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • · Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired
  • Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills and ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
  • Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or other technical field from an accredited university or 4+ years Amazon experience
  • 5+ years’ experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • 2+ years of experience analyzing cost/benefit of proposed projects
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel is required, including use of lookups and pivot tables.


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA and work experience in technical field is highly desired
  • Prior experience or use of Lean/Six Sigma
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL, Perl, Unix/Linux, Visual Basic or other programming languages are a plus
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills complemented with the ability to problem solve independently.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation