The evolution of Amazon has been driven by innovation. It’s part of our DNA. We are doing things every day that have never been done before - providing a huge selection of products and continuing to fulfill orders quickly.
We accomplish this by solving complex problems with ingenuity and simplicity. We're making history and the good news is that we've only just begun....
The Sort Centers are a critical link between our best in class fulfillment network and the customer. Our ability to sort and deliver packages from multiple fulfillment centers across Europe accurately and efficiently enables fast and reliable delivery service.
As the Amazon sort center network continues to diversify and grow, the need to innovate on our existing infrastructure and improve customer experience while continuing to grow our footprint becomes increasingly necessary and urgent.
This is an exciting time to join to our new EU Sort Operations team as Program Manager to execute the launch of sort centers across the EU network.
Responsibilities include :
Execute multiple time-sensitive, large-scale capital projects to meet business objectives in defined project timeframes
Monitor resources required to launch of new sort center locations
Manage milestones with aggressive schedule commitments
Drive standardization and consistency within our network while staying within budget constraints
Interface, communicate and partner with cross functional teams at various levels of management
Define staffing and technical resource planning of new sort center launches
Work closely with IT, Engineering, Security, Loss Prevention, Safety, Facilities, Supply Chain, Finance, Human Resources, Vendors, General Contractors, Operations, and the Project Team to build and secure support and resources for projects
Generate ideas and rolls them into the creation of best practices and standardized tools for the SC launch process
Understand business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project or sub-task
Monitor and reports on the progress of multiple project activities including significant milestones and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule
This is a regionally based role that will require 80% of travel and can be based in Spain, Italy, France, Germany or Luxembourg.
Local language fluency is required.
Master’s degree / MBA in business, operations, logistics, supply chain, or related field
Proven experience in managing and implementing high complexity projects
Experience managing, negotiating, and communicating with internal / external business partners to meet organizational capacity needs
Proficiency in Excel and Program Managing Tools.
Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others
Ability to work on tight time frames and deadlines, to handle multiple competing priorities and projects and ensure that all parties are providing key information on time for effective decision making and reporting
Passion and drive for customer service
Fluency in English and at least one more european language (Spanish, Italian, French, German)
Experience in management within the Transport, Distribution or Logistics industry would be highly desirable
PMP or other project management certification
Proficiency with MS Project
Experience with SQL queries