Amazon is seeking an experienced and technology oriented Principal Engineering - Technical Program Manager, Advanced Technology, to coordinate the development and implementation of best-in-class technologies within the EU Team of Advanced Technology.
Successful candidates are highly motivated individuals with strong experience in program and project management of developmental technologies in the mechatronics area.
The role manages complex technology programs, involving multiple types of technologies and stake-holders. Examples of technologies include industrial hardware / control machines such as robotic cells, autonomous vehicles, sortation and packing technologies.
Stake-holders are x-functional representatives, leadership, internal customers, Operations, maintenance teams and external vendors / contractors.
The Principal Technical Program Manager works independently as individual contributor, seeking guidance as needed, may be embedded in a single technology team, partnering with the manager and other engineering teams to deliver complex / cross-functional projects, or may work with more teams if program goals require it.
The role may work directly with external technology providers, customers, partners, or sellers, has a solid understanding of the design approaches and industry technologies utilized in the program area, makes connections (to people and / or technologies) and ensures the right people are part of the conversation.
The Principal Technical Program Manager is able to recognize when a proposed design is too complex or risky (and arrange additional reviews by senior engineers).
The Principal Technical Program Manager maintains written and oral communication with leadership, sends regular updates, manages and resolves escalations.
The role maintains the overall ownership of the program, and keeps different executing functions accountable to deliver their scope of work.
The role will understand the details of an Amazon Fulfillment Center design, implementation, equipment and technology. This leader will work in strict collaboration with WW Engineering, EU Engineering, Deployment Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Equipment Vendors, Software Developers and Procurement.
The Principal Technical Program Manager will drive an invent and simplify strategy, will have high work capacity while being detailed oriented and agile to manage business changes and keep driving the innovations and initiatives.
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.
Work with internal Amazon teams and external vendors to deliver innovations, technology development and CAPEX projects to win business :