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Product Manager

Posted: 10 Sep 2020 Closes: 10 Oct 2020
LU, Luxembourg Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1173069262

DESCRIPTION

The Amazon OpsTechIT Supply Chain organization manages a large suite of products and product portfolios. We are responsible for a wide variety of global initiatives that cross business teams and operations groups within Amazon Fulfillment Operations. As a Supply Chain Product Manager you are responsible for the catalog data accuracy, to include new product induction and product replacement for entries which have reached the end of their life-cycle. You know how to apply technology products to solve problems and delight customers.

Your technical understanding allows you to accurately represent a technology (benefits and risks) and the underlying Supply Chain limitations and opportunities for a proposed feature. Your work impacts a product's customer experience (CX), feature usability, success metrics (e.g., customer delight, adoption, sales, ROI), engineering team goals, and may impact organization-level goals. You work independently, seeking direction when needed.

In this role, you (CP) will:
· Follow Amazon product introduction best practices and work backwards.
· Manage Bill of Materials for new Amazon Fulfillment Operations with focus on Network Infrastructure
· Work with Network Engineering and PMO on identifying and onboarding Network Infrastructure equipment for multiple regions
· Change, Add, Remove products from the catalog.
· Ensure products underlining data (ex: manufacture and supplier details are 100% accurate)
· Be the Voice of the Customer and articulate their needs.
· Participate in in-person customer research and user studies and in quarterly AEW sessions.
· Identify and review ideas and use cases and clarify how they differ from existing solutions
· Ensure usability studies include diverse customer sets and perspectives. You drive constructive discussions that help customers, design, development, compliance, and sales teams reach consensus
· You balance your business expertise and product domain knowledge with technical understanding.
· You take the time to learn the products (e.g., functionality, architecture constraints, key dependencies, and maintenance characteristics) and reasons behind your product's technology design (Q. Why did we build X this way?)
· Dive into technical details (e.g., probe assumptions that led to technology decisions as well as operability choices, etc.).
· Recognize when a proposed feature design or technology choice is going to complicate or pose a risk to future deliverable.
· Ask the right technical questions to make sure the right trade-offs are made (Q. Will this design enable us to achieve our goals? How is this design extensible to future use cases?).
· Ensure that the right information is delivered to the right audience at the right time.Clearly articulate feature scope, timeline, owners, risks, and the steps being taken to mitigate those risk
· Accelerate progress by driving crisp and timely decisions, clearing blockers (e.g., "Path to green"), and by escalating appropriately.
· Work with Project Management Office on launch process, including test and deployment to Beta/Prod Review product features to make sure acceptance criteria is met.
· Work with support groups on post-launch support plans (e.g., triage, issue/ticket management, COEs), run retrospectives, and/or hold post-mortems.
· Articulate customer pain points from a technical perspective and determine if the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are in place and, if not, work to define them.

This role will require domestic and international travel up to 40%.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 3+ years of Experience with core IT infrastructure components and service concepts. Including physical installation and network design
· Bachelor's degree in supply chain, program management, engineering, business or equivalent experience.
· Five+ years of relevant work experience in supply chain, program management, planning manufacturing, financial or related field.
· Experience with core IT infrastructure components and service concepts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· APICS, S&OP, or Six Sigma Certification with an understanding of Lean Manufacturing processes.
· PMP
· Previous experience with PLM, PDM, and ERP systems.
· Experience leading large complex business objectives with measurable results.
· Product and portfolio management in IT Infrastructure within warehouse operations.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
· Excellent leadership, organization, communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
· Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
· Excellent written, editorial and presentation skills.
· Innovative, organized, thorough, and detail oriented.
· Experience driving business decisions with focused and relevant analytical data.
· Excellent meeting management and facilitation skills.
· Ability to comprehend and explain technical concepts.
· CCNA or equivalent.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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