Amazon is seeking an experienced and business oriented EU Engineering Project Manager to coordinate the planning and execution of highly complex logistic process automation and storage projects for the continued expansion of our EU fulfillment network.
Ideal candidates will have Engineering Program and Project Management experience combined with an established technical problem solving ability.
The role will understand all aspects of an Amazon Fulfillment Center while focusing on its automation technologies (conveyance, sortation, robotics) and storage solutions.
This person will be responsible for planning, designing and delivering state-of-the-art material handling systems and innovations while coordinating internal teams and external contractors in order to effectively launch new Fulfillment Centers and expansions in existing sites.
Amazon’s culture encourages an entrepreneurial approach and expects engineers and managers alike to take a high level of ownership in solving complex problems in a fast-paced environment.
End-to-end ownership for large-scale engineering projects (planning, design, installation, commissioning and qualification, launch support)
Coordinate critical path items, dive deep on technical details and provide innovative solutions to resolve issues
Assess and communicate project status, escalations on potential risks and delays across multiple teams
Prepare and conduct weekly standing meetings with internal teams and external vendors / contractors to plan and track deliverables
Create, submit and track the relevant CAPEX documentation to ensure that all projects are delivered within budget and best overall value
Lead technical design reviews and propose design solutions for material handling and storage solutions that meet both business needs and global design standards
Assist in providing equipment specifications and technical support to procurement and other business
Collaborate closely with various internal teams such as World Wide Engineering, Construction, Operations, Reliability Maintenance Engineering, IT and Procurement
Flexibility to travel up to 50% across projects in Europe
Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering or related discipline
Technical leadership and project management experience in developing and completing large scale engineering projects
Experience using MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project and related software
Fluency in English
Knowledge about automated material handling systems, packaging technologies and storage solutions
Project execution experience in a construction environment (newbuild) or operational environment (buildout)
Comprehensive understanding of operational as well as reliability and maintenance processes including relevant software tools
Automation and Control Engineering knowledge / background
Speaking another EU language