Amazon is seeking an experienced and business oriented EU Engineering Project Manager (m / f) to lead the planning and execution of highly complex logistic process automation and storage projects for the continued expansion of our EU fulfillment network.
Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who have Engineering Program and Project Management experience combined with a strong 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 individual will be responsible for designing and delivering state-of-the-art material handling systems and innovations as well as managing internal teams and vendor relations in order to successfully launch new Fulfillment Centers.
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
Lead critical path items, dive deep on technical details and provide innovative solutions to resolve issues
Assess and communicate project status, drive escalations on potential risks and delays across multiple teams and leadership
Prepare and conduct weekly standing meetings with internal teams and external vendors 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 engineering capacity management for EU
Assist in providing equipment specifications and technical support to procurement and other business partners for best value and competition
Coordinate information between various teams in the organization
Work very closely with Construction, IT and Operation from project start to project go live
Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering or related discipline
Proven technical leadership and project management experience in development and implementation of large scale and complex engineering projects
Ability to lead internal teams and manage vendor relations
Excellent working knowledge using MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project and related software
Fluency in English required.
Flexibility to travel up to 50% across projects in Europe
Strong knowledge about automated material handling systems, packaging technologies and storage solutions
Experience with process design based on Lean Principles
Comprehensive understanding of operational as well as reliability and maintenance processes including relevant software tools
Fluency in English. A plus is speaking other EU languages