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Supply Chain Operations Engineer - Ops Tech IT
Amazon has created some of the most game-changing technologies in the world. From the introduction of the Kindle, to Fulfillment by Amazon, and Amazon Web Services, we have consistently driven change from the front of the pack.
The Supply Chain Operations Engineer will diagnose Rapid Asset Deployment (RAD) processes, identify improvement opportunities, prescribe improvement strategies and guide the improvement effort. You will be a caretaker for global best practice documentation and will facilitate sharing across the globe. Considerable judgment is necessary because you will be motivating others to meet the challenges of an extremely deadline-driven environment where explosive growth is occurring while achieving impeccable quality. This position requires a candidate with the proven ability to facilitate and guide the application of continuous improvement methods to process improvements with impeccable quality levels in an organization with explosive growth.
Responsibilities include:
• Lead large cross functional initiatives related to the development and delivery of the next generation of high-performance manufacturing systems that have a network-wide impact.
• Invent, design, and implement engineering solutions to complex material processing efficiency problems.
• Coordinate design and innovation efforts to develop optimal solutions for the RAD network through equipment specification, material flow, process design, site layout, and intellectual property considerations.
• Collaborate with internal teams to generate high quality, cost effective solutions in very short periods of time, and simultaneously manage multiple projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal business partners.
A successful candidate will demonstrate:
• High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
• Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills and ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
• Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality
• Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding our business, our projects, and opportunities to improve the outcomes of our largest strategic projects and programs
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Industrial Design, Engineering, or a related field and five years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation
• Five+ years' experience instructing Executives, Managers, Associates and CI champions on Lean methodologies and/or Technology Projects
• Expert knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred
• Experience deploying transactional lean, manufacturing lean, and variation reduction methodologies
• Must be willing to travel as necessary, up to 35%
• Demonstrated experience and proficiency in effective communication of goals and strategies across multiple leadership levels of an organization.
• Facilitation experience at all levels of the organization; must be comfortable addressing both large and small audiences
• Demonstrated knowledge of key business financial metrics
• Experience at leading large cross functional site transformations
Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced degree /Master's Degree (Math, Engineering, Science, Business) from an accredited university
• Strong attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills required
• Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Experience working in Global team environment with multiple time zones
• Hands-on and engaged style
• Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment when working in stressful situations
• Decisive, confident, and experience with influencing others
• Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Industrial Design, Engineering, or a related field and five years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation
• Five+ years' experience instructing Executives, Managers, Associates and CI champions on Lean methodologies and/or Technology Projects
• Expert knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred
• Experience deploying transactional lean, manufacturing lean, and variation reduction methodologies
• Must be willing to travel as necessary, up to 35%
• Demonstrated experience and proficiency in effective communication of goals and strategies across multiple leadership levels of an organization.
• Facilitation experience at all levels of the organization; must be comfortable addressing both large and small audiences
• Demonstrated knowledge of key business financial metrics
• Experience at leading large cross functional site transformations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Advanced degree /Master's Degree (Math, Engineering, Science, Business) from an accredited university
• Strong attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills required
• Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Experience working in Global team environment with multiple time zones
• Hands-on and engaged style
• Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment when working in stressful situations
• Decisive, confident, and experience with influencing others
• Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment
Job Sector
Engineering
Job Position
Operations Management
City/Town
London
Address
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