The evolution of Amazon has been driven by innovation. It’s part of our DNA. We are doing things every day that have never been done before -
providing a huge selection of products and continuing to fulfill orders quickly. We accomplish this by solving complex problems with ingenuity and simplicity.
We're making history and the good news is that we've only just begun....
The Sort Center team is seeking an experienced and detail oriented Program Manager to support project planning and execution for the continued capacity expansion of the Eruopean Sort Center Network.
The primary role of this individual is to drive capacity projects to completion keeping them on schedule. Successful candidates will be natural self-
starters with Engineering project management experience working with each phase of the project life cycle including requirements, fulfillment design, planning, execution, and hand off.
This individual will work with Capacity Planning to validate project requests, work with Engineering Design to coordinate proposals and milestone schedules, work with Procurement to help release purchase orders, work with field teams to coordinate kick off meetings and any project phasing, and work on mitigating any project risks.
This individual needs experience in leading meetings with a variety of technical and non-technical teams, leading vendor scorecard meetings to manage their performance, managing and maintaining project trackers and provide weekly status updates to leadership teams and all the working teams.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Facilitate / run weekly alignment meetings on network projects as well as program specific updates
Escalate milestone level project issues that are impacting project schedules
Initiate / facilitate major project kick-offs and support handoff from planning teams to execution teams
Drive / follow up on milestone level delays
Facilitate / run Material Handling vendor PM scorecard calls for both network and site specific projects
Manage vendor relationships and performance (Material Handling, Storage, etc.)
Partner with critical planning teams on project milestones (Real Estate, Capacity, Capital, Design, Startup, Robotics)
Inputs and coordination with Real Estate construction, Robotics, and Material Handling vendors on First Access details
Update / maintain weekly network Engineering Project Tracker, and support Resource tracking
Support Build Plan presentations
Report out regular engineering project updates to Senior Leadership, planning, and execution teams
Review Material Handling and Storage proposals for acceptable milestone schedules
Inputs and support on better Project Management tools and processes
Miscellaneous support tasks (work orders, invoice issues, tracker printouts, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business
Experience leading projects and interacting with cross-functional teams
Proven experience in complex project management and implementation with proven ability to design workable solutions and drive projects to successful implementation
Ability to work independently in a dynamic and changing environment
Superior communication skills including proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams
Ability to travel up to 25%
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office including Project and Excel
MBA or Master’s Degree or other advanced degree in Engineering or related field
Experience in managing material handling design and implementation programs
Fulfillment / Distribution design, planning, execution experience
Proficiency in more than one european language is a plus.
SQL / Tableau knowledge