• Senior Program Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/31/2018 10:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
  • Job Description

    Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is looking for a Sr. Program Manager to drive improvements in the FBA Canada Supply Chain. FBA is a growing business built around Amazon’s world class capability in ordering, fulfillment, transportation and Customer service. By leveraging Amazon’s scale and supply chain, FBA can provide a low cost alternative for fulfillment and enable sellers to rapidly grow their business. This is an opportunity for you to advance your leadership and operational skills within a highly visible and strategic program. Drawing from your strong experience and understanding of supply chain dynamics, you will help develop solutions for new and challenging problems.

    As the FBA Canada Supply Chain Sr. Program Manager, you will lead improvement programs and bring ongoing operations focus on inventory placement, transportation, inbound operations, capacity, inventory health, Fulfillment Center operations, and reverse logistics to expand FBA supply chain best practices into Canada. Responsibilities include supporting all existing seller inventory placement programs, quantifying and prioritizing additional opportunities, and driving performance to meet all cost goals and improve experience for our Sellers and Customers. You will need to work closely with software development, business managers, supply chain, finance, and transportation. The successful candidate will work with local FBA Operations teams to create, develop, prioritize, and drive solutions that lead to a richer end-to-end Customer and Seller experience while increasing FBA profitability and adoption. In this role, your business acumen, coupled with your operational and leadership skills, will be key to success.

    - Collaborate with supply chain teams to optimize inventory placement programs
    - Work closely with finance to quantify and prioritize programs and progress towards cost goals
    - Design and execute new products/programs that meet savings targets as well as provide additional options to Sellers
    - Complex data analysis to identify opportunities and set priorities

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor's degree required
    · 4+ years supply chain, inventory management, retail and/or project management experience
    · Demonstrated experience successfully managing projects
    · Proven data analysis, problem solving and project management skills
    · 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft Excel, Access, and/or SQL

    Preferred Qualifications

    MBA or proven experience in global Supply Chain/Operations
    · The ability to use both formal and informal influencing skills across Amazon's cross-matrix organization is critical to the success of this role
    · Possess excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
    · The right candidate thrives in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel
    · High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
    · Experience with Six Sigma/ Lean, Operational Excellence Black Belt certification desired
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