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Amazon Maintenance Shift Lead (m/f/d) - Erfurt in Leipzig, Germany


We are looking for a motivated, customer-focused Maintenance Shift Lead (m/f/d) for our new logistics center in Erfurt, who will be responsible for a team of maintenance technicians within a shift. If you move to Erfurt, we will provide a relocation bonus of 7,500 USD if your home address is at least 80 km from the site.

The focus of this role is to ensure safety regulations and policies are adhered to, to ensure preventative maintenance is conducted on time to a high standard and to provide high levels of equipment availability through continuous improvement.

Shift Pattern: This role includes working in non-traditional shift pattern, which may include nights and weekends.

Key job responsibilities

  • Role model health & safety best practices and monitor those around them to ensure they follow the example they set.

  • Work in a hands-on manner and demonstrate SME (Subject Matter Expert) levels of knowledge on all MHE (Material Handling Equipment) in the building.

  • Coach and mentor the technicians on shift.

  • Support the line manager and to supervise the shift in their absence.

  • Provide high levels of equipment availability to our internal customers by means of troubleshooting and prioritizing.

  • Support continuous improvement of systems in a standard manner across the EU network.

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship across all levels in the organization.

  • Understanding of OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and equipment performance metrics.

  • Management of contractors.

What we offer:

  • Permanent contract with Amazon

  • An attractive compensation package with restricted stock units (Amazon.com)

  • Employee discounts on amazon.de as well as Amazon Extras (e.g. discounts on travel, restaurants, entertainment, electronics, home etc.)

  • Relocation bonus of 7,500 USD: If home address at least 80 km from the site

  • Excellent development opportunities in a global company

  • Commuter benefits: free parking, reimbursement for the 49-euro ticket or bike leasing offers

  • Benefits such as support for retirement planning and free life and disability insurance

  • Support with finding services for childcare, senior care and people with special needs

  • Employees refer employees - referral bonus payment of up to 2,000 EUR

  • Subsidized meals

  • Family bonus (one-time payment for parents on parental leave)

  • A free employee assistance program (also for family members) for consulting on professional or private matters

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bayreuth, BY, DEU | Erfurt, DEU | Erfurt, TH, DEU | Gattendorf, DEU | Gera, TH, DEU | Leipzig, SN, DEU | Magdeburg, DEU | Oerlenbach, BY, DEU | Weimar-legefeld, DEU

Basic Qualifications

For this position we expect:

  • Completed technical vocational training (electrical, mechatronic, mechanical or similar) in accordance with the requirements of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) or Chamber of Crafts (HWK) or recognized foreign education if this is certified. Alternatively, proof of successfully completed University studies in the field of engineering (mechanical engineering / electrical engineering or related) from a German University or recognized foreign University degrees (BA, B. Sc., MA, M. Sc., Dipl.-Ing)

  • Professional experience in the respective field

  • Experience with technically leading a team

  • Ability to communicate in English and advanced German skills (with the willingness to continuously improve)

Preferred Qualifications

One or more of the following qualifications would be a plus:

  • Degree as "Meister"/ "Techniker"/ "Staatlich gepr├╝fter Techniker"

  • Experience in maintenance of conveyor and building systems

  • Experience of multi-contractor management

  • Proven ability to supervise and influence others on the team

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