We are seeking a talented, driven, and highly analytical Instock Manager to drive selection and in-stock for Amazon's Prime Now & Fresh programs.
This is a unique opportunity to play a key role on an important initiative at Amazon. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with proven experience driving process improvement, thought leadership, and delivering results.
The Instock Manager will be responsible for executing inventory strategies to optimize customer experience, sales, margin and turns.
They will be relentlessly focused on delivering high in-stock rates in order to meet the needs of our customers. They will dive deep core drivers of in-
stock performance, and proactively identify opportunities to improve tools and work flows. This role interacts closely with retail and operations business partners across Amazon, and is pivotal to the growth of this strategic initiative.
The successful candidate will communicate effectively across teams and levels, while balancing the needs and requirements of internal and external customers.
Flexibility and the ability to prioritize in a changing business environment will also be key. Our team culture is goal-
oriented, collaborative and driven to achieve results. We seek an individual who is motivated by a fast-paced and highly entrepreneurial environment who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get things done.
Key Responsibilities :
Maintain excellent in-stock rates for owned category and / or region
Execute inventory strategies to optimize sales, turns, and inventory health
Monitor, analyze and own key performance indicators such as in-stock rate, procurement lead time (PLT), fill rate, forecast accuracy and turns
Forecast and manage efficient inbound and outbound inventory flows and health, including forecasting, purchasing, and removing unproductive inventory
Drive root cause analysis / reporting on operational issues, develop action plans and project manage improvements with the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Work with internal teams collaboratively, to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and procurement workflows, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually
Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or a Supply Chain / Operations discipline
2+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Planning, or Inventory Management or equivalent experience such as Consulting, Finance, or Operations
Superior analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause and identify scalable solutions
Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
Ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Excellent collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust at all levels
Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves· Strong data extraction, analytical and problem solving skills
Advanced SQL and Excel skills, familiarity with statistics or other analytical techniques
The right candidate thrives in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel.