The European Transportation Network Design team is responsible for Amazon’s transportation network’s (truck lanes) connectivity across Europe that delivers billions of shipments each year. The team collaborates with multiple internal teams (e.g. Supply Chain, Finance, Tech, Retail) to create the optimal routes between origins and destinations to assure reliable package delivery to our customers at the fastest and cheapest way possible.
We analyze enormous volumes of data to help Amazon think through how best to organize a quickly growing and changing network. We are constantly engaging with new kinds of problems, and use a wide range of tools to reach the right solutions, including Tableau, SQL, Python, Excel and simple common sense and business judgement.
As a Transportation Analyst, you will help identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to improve systems, processes, and tools. You will be responsible for modeling complicated problems through the use of statistical, data mining and visualization techniques, and for working with a wide range of stakeholders across Amazon to implement the answers you identify. Success in Network Design requires not only strong analytical skills but also excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Network designing is uniquely concerned with connecting widely varying teams to a single vision and timeline, which requires very strong stakeholder management capabilities.
The position is based in Amazon European headquarter in Luxembourg, a city widely known for its beautiful setting, livability, and highly international population, with foreign nationals making up over half of the population. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for
- Ad-hoc data retrieval and analysis using relational databases, Excel and other data management systems
- Supporting functional teams on the day-to-day execution of projects and initiatives with data
- Build and maintain recurring metrics, reports, and dashboards
- Driving small to medium projects that help build Amazon into the most customer-centric platform
- Support definition and monitoring of long-term programs for automation or process excellence designed to mitigate risk for Amazon customers