EU ATS is a high-powered dynamic team which is shaping the middle-mile trans planning and execution, and developing and applying innovative transportation management concepts to improve and enhance the Amazon Transportation network to ultimately drive the best customer experience in a reliable and cost-
efficient manner, every time. EU ATS TOM team is looking for a Sr. Program Manager with strong delivery record and leadership experience to own and execute strategic and cross-functional yard operations.
About the role
TOM team focuses on managing the yard activities in the Fulfillment Centers across EU. This team is the interface between FCs and the Supply Chain / Trans organizations.
You will be leading the shunting program with operations compliance and safety related functions to safely and successfully execute the yard operations.
To be successful in this role, you need to have tremendous follow-through skills, sound judgement and the ability to roll up their sleeves to support and drive execution of yard operations.
Own the program management activities for the EU TOM
Lead the Shunting Yard Team across multiple sites, including regular coaching and development sessions for your team
Manage in-house shunting launch related activities to cover the existing and new FCs / SCs in Europe
Lead the communication with external shunter leasing companies for maintenance of shunter units
Coordinate transportation training and ensuring accuracy in licencing for shunter operators
Drive the new initiatives to improve safety, quality and yard processes to meet and exceed the business requirements
Independently own the designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining the large scale projects
Set and clarify the business requirements and targets with the Regional Transportation Managers
Document the standard operations processes and take proactive steps to ensure that best practices are shared across all departments and among the network
Work closely with the sites’ support staff (HR, Finance, Facilities, Safety, IT and Sr. Operations Managers) to build and secure support and resources for projects and initiatives in their areas
Bachelors’ or Master’s Degree or 2+ years of Amazon experience
Significant work experience in a fast-paced environment, ideally in logistics, supply chain, transportation or manufacturing industry
Strong experience of data mining, business analytics and data-driven decision making skills
Prior experience with performance metrics, process improvement and lean techniques
High ability to deal with ambiguity and handle changing priorities, to effectively prioritize, to multitask, and to use good judgment in pressure situations
Ability to develop creative and scalable solutions independently, and drive them from ideation to successful completion;
results oriented; "self-starter"
Flexible to work a variety of hours as per the business demands
Strong oral communication and excellent business writing skills - able to communicate effectively with senior management, tech teams, and international stakeholders.
Fluent in English
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or similar education in Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or a similar related discipline
Experience with lean process, kaizen, six sigma, and process improvement
SQL, Data Analysis and Excel savvy