- A completed Bachelor’s Degree is REQUIRED but a Master’s degree is preferred
- Ability to Deep Dive and develop innovative ideas for process challenges.
- Have led Kaizens to deliver results and have the ability to teach and advocate PDCA thinking at all levels
- Experience using and communicating performance metrics
- Proven ability to influence others without having positional authority
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.
- Strong Bias for great customer service: Be able to effectively think from customers’ perspectives and bring these perspectives into process and product improvements.
- Be the champion for developing their understanding of Customer Experience and knowledge of what Customers actually needs/expects for all stakeholders
- Analytical Skills: Effectively analyze and interpret information, identifying & validating the key facts, including reviewing alternatives to determine advantages and associated risks.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a US-based multinational electronic commerce company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com, Inc. in 1994 and launched it online in 1995. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, computer software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys. Amazon has established separate websites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and China. Today, as a market leader in online retail, Amazon product lines include Amazon.com, A9.com, IMDb, Kindle, Amazon Web Services, Alexa.com, Audible.com, A2Z Development, Alexa Internet and Endless.com.
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers. Amazon has great opportunities to pursue a career as a leader in Operations Management. We know that learning through experience is what transforms talented people into great leaders. Our roles are designed to accelerate the growth of leaders through challenging field experiences that stretch individual capability. Our Operations environment presents the candidates with great challenges in dealing with front line management, and driving scalable and continuous improvements across our Fulfillment Centers, Supply Chain & Transportation execution teams.
Amazon is seeking Operations Manager to work with our Last Mile Team managing Line haul which is a part of our Worldwide Logistics group.
- Act as the custodian of the processes & SOPs for the allotted program and consistently challenge and innovate to improvise the existing ones. Provide out of the box solutions for to enhance quality standards, reduce waste, and eliminate unnecessary work.
- Primarily responsible for coordinating with cross-functional teams and vendors to deliver multiple projects.
- Responsible for line haul planning & implementation - Identification of new networks needed, Capacity utilization study, Network optimization & contingency planning, Surface line-haul synergy & vehicle optimization
- Design, develop, pilot & rollout enterprise wide programs around performance improvement, cycle time improvement for returns, delivery experience, MFN pickup.
- Liaise with training teams to develop and update training materials on an ongoing basis to incorporate the latest relevant content for transition to a problem-solving culture.
- Ensure new processes are communicated to relevant stakeholders and implemented in a timely manner and are standardized across locations. Perform continuous process evaluation to ensure sustainment
- Ensure a data driven approach to solve problems and to develop recommendations
- Bachelor’s Degree with additional Operations, Process Engineering or related field and MBA strongly preferred
- Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgement in stressful situations.
- Proven ability to influence others without having positional authority.