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Transportation Program Manager - Return-to-Work Programme

Transportation Program Manager - Return-to-Work Programme

Job ID 
652301
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
17/04/2018
Company 
Amazon EU SARL
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The Amazon EU Operations business is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Transportation Program Manager to join the team to develop a world class import program. The role requires working with internal and external business teams to develop solutions that optimize import transportation network by improving the cost structure, service levels and quality of the program. In-depth knowledge and excellence in supply chain, transportation and inventory optimization are necessary, as is the demonstrated ability to innovate and drive improvement at pace. This opportunity requires excellent program management, problem-solving, and operational excellence skills.


Key Responsibilities include:
  • Identifying and managing on-boarding of new strategic carrier partners as well as managing current carrier portfolio
  • Own regional contract creation/modification and negotiation of commercial terms
  • Lead tender bid process for rate review including supply chain improvement solution opportunities
  • Creating, driving and implementing optimization projects to improve our transportation logistics operations that deliver flexible and efficient solutions to meet the growing business needs
  • Managing transportation projects from conception to production
  • Designing and implementing carrier performance reporting. Completing root cause analysis on all defects and using data to drive continuous improvement activities
  • Ensuring up to date and accurate statistics and management reports are available and maintained
Qualifications:
· 5-7+ years of progressive responsibility in transportation operations
· Background in import freight (air/ocean, other multimodal solutions), trucking, small parcel logistics and experience in leading supply chain optimization solutions
· Proven analytical thinking, project management skills, attention to detail, and ability to influence others
· Ability to work high-level strategy and design, as well as rolling-up sleeves and working on implementation and execution operations
· Demonstrated ability to build customized logistics solutions
· Strong communication skills while having the ability to work independently in a fast paced, ambiguous, work environment
· Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, support scope of requirements and prioritize
  • The tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (Logistics/Supply Chain Management preferred)

Basic Qualifications

· 5-7+ years of progressive responsibility in transportation operations
· Background in import freight (air/ocean, other multimodal solutions), trucking, small parcel logistics and experience in leading supply chain optimization solutions
· Proven analytical thinking, project management skills, attention to detail, and ability to influence others
· Ability to work high-level strategy and design, as well as rolling-up sleeves and working on implementation and execution operations
· Demonstrated ability to build customized logistics solutions
· Strong communication skills while having the ability to work independently in a fast paced, ambiguous, work environment
· Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, support scope of requirements and prioritize
  • The tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (Logistics/Supply Chain Management preferred)

For more information on Return-to-work programme, please use the following link: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/landing_pages/returntowork