Supply Chain Manager
Amazon.com
London, UK
15d ago

The Ops Tech IT Supply Chain organization manages a large suite of supplier portfolios and is responsible for a wide variety of hardware testing and deployment, new device launches and project initiatives that cross business teams and operations groups within Amazon Fulfillment IT.

This includes supplier engagement and facilitation of requirements gathering with multiple other teams to forecast and plan for multiple strategic initiatives globally.

The primary function is to define and deliver global solutions which aid in the speed and scalability of Ops Tech IT and our global operations partners.

In this role, you will :

  • Work with external vendors, understanding forecast and demand planning requirements across multiple programs in multiple geographies.
  • Understand the technical requirements of our partners and work closely with the internal and external teams to arrange and drive vendor enablement.
  • Execute strategic business objectives while working with key internal stakeholders to improve the supply chain with the latest internal and external information.
  • Participate in manufacture and supplier reviews to ensure final costs are tracking to business objectives and established cost avoidance goals.
  • Identify and engage new high-quality suppliers and strengthen partnership with existing suppliers.
  • Drive Supply chain KPIs to meet business objectives.
  • Prepare and give detailed data-driven business reviews to senior management, focused on improving regional deployments through innovative supply chain strategy.
  • Serve as a key member of Ops tech IT supply chain team in helping to define and deliver global solutions at the same time documenting automated processes that address improved speed and scalability of the supply chain team.
  • Key to success in this role include exceptional program management skills, customer obsession and clear concise communications kills.
  • The candidate needs to be able to extract insights from data and be able to communicate clearly appropriate triggers and actions.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, program management, engineering, business or other quantitative discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in supply chain, program management, planning manufacturing, financial or related field.
  • Two+ years of working experience with IT infrastructure (WLAN, LAN, end user equipment) in retail, distribution, logistics or similar.
  • Preferred Qualifications.

  • Experience creating, iterating and improving end-to-end global sourcing and supply chain strategies.
  • Advance knowledge of IT networking and hardware products and their global supply chain.
  • Experience implementing a quarterly business review process to drive supplier performance improvement and to prioritize key opportunities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to bridge time zones.
  • Not afraid to take ownership, keeping positive attitude and resolve problems despite challenging circumstances
  • Intermediate-level knowledge in one or more of the following : Mobile devices, LAN, WAN, Wireless, Two+ years of vendor management and engagement
  • Telecommunications, Systems Administration, Low voltage data cabling, or data facilities technologies.
  • Exemplary communication skills, managing conflict, escalations, negotiating compromise and influencing others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across organizational structures and multiple management levels.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, departments and levels and serve as a role model for teamwork.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of ambiguity, and work independently with 2+ engineering team(s) to successfully deliver cross-
  • functional projects (from inception to completion) that are of a high quality

  • Improve team processes that accelerate innovation, reduce costs, and / or improve quality.
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, program management, engineering, business or other quantitative discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in supply chain, program management, planning manufacturing, financial or related field.
  • Two+ years of working experience with IT infrastructure (WLAN, LAN, end user equipment) in retail, distribution, logistics or similar.

  • Experience creating, iterating and improving end-to-end global sourcing and supply chain strategies.
  • Advance knowledge of IT networking and hardware products and their global supply chain.
  • Experience implementing a quarterly business review process to drive supplier performance improvement and to prioritize key opportunities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to bridge time zones.
  • Not afraid to take ownership, keeping positive attitude and resolve problems despite challenging circumstances
  • Intermediate-level knowledge in one or more of the following : Mobile devices, LAN, WAN, Wireless, Two+ years of vendor management and engagement
  • Telecommunications, Systems Administration, Low voltage data cabling, or data facilities technologies.
  • Exemplary communication skills, managing conflict, escalations, negotiating compromise and influencing others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across organizational structures and multiple management levels.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, departments and levels and serve as a role model for teamwork.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of ambiguity, and work independently with 2+ engineering team(s) to successfully deliver cross-
  • functional projects (from inception to completion) that are of a high quality

  • Improve team processes that accelerate innovation, reduce costs, and / or improve quality.
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