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Program Manager - Line Haul Efficiency Programs

Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Closes: 28 Jan 2021
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1384475


At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take a first step. A day to look forward to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life. And your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon.

Do you see a clear path where others see roadblocks? Would you rather break the mould to do something right than settle for the status quo? What if you could use your creativity to change the direction of the entire transportation and delivery sector to raise the bar on customer experience? Here is your opportunity: Amazon is looking for a customer-focused, detail-oriented, experienced Senior Program Manager in Amazon Transportation Services.

In this role, you will be the interface for Amazon Transportation Services across technology, product development, network design, supply chain and operations partners responsible for scoping and defining the requirements and determining the implementation plan to meet our customers' needs while satisfying performance, network stability and budget goals in EU.

The responsibilities of a Senior Program Manager, Line Haul Efficiency are:
· Lead programs that improve Line Haul Network Efficiency, thus leading to overall cost reduction/
· Drive Line Haul fill rate improvement, along with coordination with business, technical and senior leadership teams to own and identify operational requirements, and impact of Amazon wide initiatives across Amazon Transportation Services.
· Lead initiatives to drive down adhoc loads and cancellations that incur additional cost to the Line Haul network.
· Spearhead equipment rightsizing efforts to ensure there is always a lane type and equipment type match, thus improving unit economics.
· Work cross-functionally across network planning and operations stakeholders to improve overall forecast accuracy and responsiveness to forecast changes, thus leading to reduction of wasted trucks.
· Responsible for managing all elements of the projects, including organizing and planning, estimating, managing resources, tracking and controlling projects, managing risk & opportunity, managing quality, communicating & documenting, and change management
· Outstanding problem solving ability and technical aptitude. Ability to recognize gaps in workflows, operational processes and procedures.
· Own metrics and performance indicators related to initiatives to measure overall performance and provide foundation for continuous improvement.
· Communicate in a clear, precise, and regular format with all partners and stakeholders, including ongoing project status reports as well as capturing requirements from stakeholder teams.


· MS or MBA in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or other technical field
· 3+ years' experience in a similar role, ideally in a fast-paced industrial, logistics, production/manufacturing
· Proven Project Management experience in a related industry, experience developing and refining technical and business operational processes and influencing business decisions using data analysis
· Results oriented approach with excellent analytical and organizational skills.
· Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as experience communicating and influencing with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels across multiple business units.
· An entrepreneurial mindset, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment is crucial.
· Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, and demand modeling
· Fluency in English. Further additional EU languages also beneficial


· Master's degree or equivalent in Logistics / Supply Chain / Mathematics / Science / Engineering / Business Development.
· Experience using six sigma and statistical problem solving methods.
· Proficiency with analytics tools such as TABLEAU, Microsoft Excel to include making charts, data manipulation, pivot tables, creating macros, and visual basic knowledge.
· Fluency in German, Italian, Spanish, French, or other European languages


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