How can Amazon fulfill its promise for that many customers at the same time? How can we build a transportation model that will secure our delivery capacity in an efficient way?
In Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) team, solving this equation is our daily activity. The Transportation optimization team is creating, developing and integrating innovative solutions and programs that lead to improvements and optimization in our transportation network.
The Transportation Analyst will work across the EU in a cross-functional environment to develop a methodology for transportation planning and route optimization.
Determine future demand for transportation resources, and translates the aforementioned into accurate capacity plans. Build statistics, management reports and analysis to assess planning efficiency and drive continuous improvement on planning processes. That would require to :
Develop and present performance metrics for Senior management to assist driving business results.
Design processes for transportation planning, route selection and optimization. Develop strategies to improve transportation speed and efficiency.
Standardize and automatize transportation planning processes.
Coordinate the launch of new lanes with primary stakeholders (Carriers / Fulfillment Centers / Finance).
Pull and report data from numerous databases (using Excel, Access, SQL and / or other data management systems) and to perform ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.
Scope out business and functional requirements for the Amazon technology teams who create and enhance the software systems and tools.
Communicate and collaborate with external customers (Carriers, Vendors / Suppliers) and internal customers (Retail, Finance, Software Support, Fulfillment Centers).
Master degree or equivalent with excellent academic record in Logistics / Supply Chain / Mathematics / Science / Engineering or related.
Strong data mining and modelling skills and is comfortable facilitating ideation and working from concept through to execution.
Ability to prepare, report and interpret large sets of data.
Advanced proficiency in Excel (VBA is a plus)
Excellent communication, both verbal and written.
Fluent in English.
Knowledge and experience with Operational Research optimization modeling.
Proficiency in SQL
Strong inter-personal and relationship-building skills.
Additional EU languages.