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Senior Manager – Transportation Network Design and Optimization

Senior Manager – Transportation Network Design and Optimization

Job ID 
558693
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
26/07/2017
Company 
Amazon EU SARL
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Job Description

Amazon’s EU Transportation team is looking for an enthusiastic and customer obsessed Senior Manager to help us design and optimize our transportation network. The role will involve understanding the physical and virtual transportation processes, from our fulfillment centers on to our final mile carriers who deliver our packages to our customers. As part of the Network Design team you will combine business process knowledge, data expertise, and analysis skills to identify and drive programs, supported by a team of analysts and program managers, within our transportation network.
To be successful in the role, you need strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, ability to influence across business functions, lead a team to deliver results and manage stakeholders’ expectations effectively. You will work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment that requires you to be detail-oriented and comfortable in working with multiple business and technical teams.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Development and execution of regional network design and optimization strategy to support cost reductions, increase delivery speed and improved delivery experience for Amazon customers.
- Contribute to the strategy, prioritize technical and operational initiatives, evaluate and set stakeholders expectations.
- Work closely with commercial, operational and technical stakeholders to drive the implementation of initiatives.
- Drive cross functional teams to deliver programs.


Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

· Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
· 4+ years’ experience in program/project management, process improvement or strategic development
· Ability to think quantitatively and qualitatively about operating processes and outcomes
· Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
· Advanced Excel skills
· Ability to handle multiple priorities
· Ability to work independently in an often times ambiguous environment
· Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA or Master’s Degree
· Familiarity with statistics and application of statistics in operations
· Proficiency in SQL
· Advanced knowledge of Excel, Oracle BI, Tableau, Unix, Visual Basic and/or other programming languages
· Experience driving process improvement, familiarity with 6 sigma / lean, green belt certification