Amazon is seeking a Senior Engineering Start-Up Program Manager to support our transportation network that enables fast and reliable delivery our customers love.
Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who are comfortable leading large complex Facility projects. This individual will lead a team of support project managers and coordinate the resources required to launch new highly complex fulfillment centers with the goals of achieving timelines, staying within budget, driving standardization and consistency within our network Ideal candidates will have experience managing large capital projects up to 75 million euros with aggressive schedule commitments.
The Senior Program Manager must be capable of leading and mentoring their team while also managing project engineers and coordinating multi discipline project managers.
This individual needs to be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization in order to be successful.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Detailed coordination of multiple material flow and installation schedules of vendors that are all interdependent.
Responsible for managing overall project budget and approving all purchase orders.
Contributes to developing comprehensive budgets during project conception
Active participant in vendor and Amazon safety policies
Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or sub-task
Comfortable in different roles, sometimes supporting, sometimes leading
Is capable of taking accountability while providing status, asking for help, and immediately escalating issues and problems as necessary
Leads, mentors, and develops a team of support project managers
May have direct reports
Acts as the Company representative with vendors and suppliers during project execution
Mobilizes company resources through effective liaison with support departments, to create project teams capable of completing effective quality work
Monitors and reports on the progress of all project activity within the project including significant milestones and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule
Responsible for overall project schedule that enables the teams to be successful based upon the project milestones and Go-Live
Experience in a distribution environment and knowledgeable in material handling equipment such as pallet racking, conveyor, and fork trucks.
Possesses a broad technical background and has the ability to roll up their sleeves and jump in if needed, along with managing
Contributes to project planning from concept to completion
Bachelor’s degree required, or 4 years of Amazon experience
Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams
Experience developing and managing large project budgets
Work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
5+ years of experience in complex project management and implementation, or 2 years of experience with a Master’s Degree.
Ability to travel up to 85% within EU.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft office
Proficient with MS Project
Superior communication skills, including the proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams to meet organizational capacity needs
MBA or Masters Degree in a related field preferred
Operations Management / Finance / Fulfillment Center experience preferred