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Sr, Program Manager - Warehouse Transfers Optimization

Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Closes: 13 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1344366


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.

In this role, the candidate will be responsible to improve efficiency of the Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) across the Warehouse Transfer (WHT) network. You will be responsible for scoping and defining the requirements based on feedback from sites, planning team, operations etc. and rolling the program across the Fulfillment centers (FCs) in the WHT network and the planning team in ATS. The end goal is to make a lean and efficient WHT network by influencing decision making across stakeholders and reduce wastage in the network.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Lead the Warehouse Transfers optimization program by reducing wasted trucks, defective cancellations, last minute capacity requests etc.
· Collaborate with stakeholders within and outside of ATS network to identify measures to reach the end goal and consequently deliver those goals
· Identify risk and opportunities across the business cycles, prepare the network for peak volumes and achieve cost objectives
· 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.


· MBA or MS 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


· Master's degree or equivalent in Logistics / Supply Chain / Science /
· 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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