Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrived you wondered how it got to you so fast?
Have you wondered where it came from and how much it cost Amazon to deliver it to you? If so, the Amazon Transportation team is for you.
Our mission is to build the most efficient and optimal transportation solution on the planet, using our technology, program management and engineering expertise.
We aim to leverage cutting edge technologies, optimization techniques and data analysis, to innovate at a rapid pace setting up a middle mile & last mile delivery network of the future.
At Amazon, we hire hands-on managers at all levels. The leader must be able to dive deep into the details of business, operations and engineering.
We need technical, detail-oriented leaders who can lead network-wide initiatives with a bias for action.
Transportation seeks a passionate, results-oriented, Program Manager to work on Network Planning. Great candidates think like business owners and drive results;
look at a challenge, define what is broken and build the solution on behalf of our customers. Successful Program Managers have the ability to think both strategically and tactically to optimize for long-
term performance, handle multiple priorities, and take independent decisions in an often times ambiguous environment.
Responsibilities may include :
Building capacity plans for transportation operation, developing the network Peak strategy
Working with Research Scientists and Data Engineers to develop planning models to optimize for cost while meeting capacity needs.
Working with technology teams and product managers to develop new tools and systems to support the growth of the business.
Has knowledge and experience in transportation operations as well as excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills
Finds practical and simple solutions to complex problems without sacrificing quality or core functionality
Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, designing process and system solutions, writing detailed functional specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule;
as well as analyzing cost / benefit of feature selection and communicating results throughout the organization
Ability to utilize exceptional problem-solving, and communication skills to influence business and technical audiences
Helps develop long-term department strategies and significantly influences the cross-company project development and delivery processes and standards.
Statistics, Engineering, Transportation, Operations Engineering Degree, with Masters in Management on those disciplines.
Proficient in SQL.
Candidate must be independent and flexible, with solid communication skills, and a strong customer focus
Outstanding analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
Must be detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on issues
Candidate must have Supply Chain, Transportation and Planning knowledge through work experience or coursework
Proficiency in SQL and Microsoft Excel
At least 2-3 years of experience as an Operations / Planning Manager
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Strong program management skills and ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment.
Experience with last mile capacity planning & design
Experience in statistical modelling and optimization.