• UK Military - Operations Management 2019

    Location UK-Virtual Location - UK
    Posted Date 2 months ago(31/10/2018 8:15)
    Job ID
    595103
    Company
    Amazon UK Services Ltd.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    This role focuses on former military or currently serving military interested in working in the private sector. Amazon’s military recruiting team is available to discuss the many opportunities within Amazon Operations.

    Military are a key aspect of Amazon’s business plan to identify and develop future Operations leaders to support our vast and growing Operations infrastructure. We are growing in the United Kingdom and need strong leaders to continue that growth. For those military (currently serving or ex-military) who have a university degree or equivalent and have already led teams of 45 or greater people, the Military Recruiting Team is looking to hire you as Military Area Managers to lead our Operations and Logistics teams.

    Primary responsibilities:

    · Lead, motivate, and develop a team of 80-100 Amazonians (up to 200 during Peak period), with support of your Operations Leads/Supervisors, to achieve safety, quality and productivity targets.
    · Manage the flow of articles within your area of responsibility/zone, understanding that yours is a part of a larger system, while ensuring quality control, management of stock, and the most effective use of the resources in your team.
    · In pursuit of operational excellence, you will follow standard processes and participate in continuous improvement/optimization projects in your area but also participate in Kaizen or Lean projects that may have national or international scope.

    Post open to anyone with disabilities, including wounded veterans.

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    By submitting your application to Amazon, you authorize Amazon to save your personal data in its global recruitment database. This data can also be used and transferred, as needed, to evaluate and offer your skills on all open positions within Amazon worldwide.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s degree (university) or equivalent
    · Excellent oral and written communication in English.
    · You are able to work in shifts (rotation morning / afternoon each week with possibility to work at night),
    · You have excellent analytical skills that allow you to interpret complex information, support decision-making, and develop clear and concrete action plans,
    · You are dynamic, lead from the front, believe in servant leadership, and are hands-on,
    · You know how to handle ambiguity and make quick decisions,
    · You have the aptitude to train, motivate and persuade.
    · You have led military teams.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Experience in logistics, industrial production, supply chain, quality, continuous improvement or transport
    · Mastering a second language (German, Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Italian, Spanish, or French)
    · At least 5 years leading teams of 100, or more, people.
    · Master’s degree or equivalent
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