Amazon is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager with a strong delivery record to own and manage the sales and operations planning program. This role will require working with business customers to deliver unit-based sales and operations plans while managing to physical capacity constraints. In addition, the role requires a leader who can develop new products/programs, across multiple business units, to improve existing capacity and planning solutions.
Responsibilities include: • Ownership of a high-visibility sales and operations plan for internal customers. Ensure on-time delivery of the plan, providing customers with a short and long-term view on expected volumes and capacity, which are critical inputs for these teams to run their operation, transportation and labour planning. • Form cross-functional project teams to execute complex projects across multiple organisations and stakeholders. • Create and drive initiatives to improve sales and operational planning accuracy and capacity utilisation. • Partner with key teams across the company to lead, support, and influence new planning initiatives • A successful candidate will also demonstrate: • High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired • Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills and ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases • Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape •
• Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or other technical field from an accredited university or years of Amazon experience • 5+ years' experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis • 3+ years' experience in operational planning and capacity planning • Advanced knowledge of Excel is required, including use of lookups and pivot tables.
• MBA and work experience in supply chain, operations planning, and or transportation planning is highly desired • Prior experience or use of Lean/Six Sigma • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of VBA, SQL, R, or Python • Experience with research science models used to inform operational planning
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