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Amazon Sr. Strategic Supply Chain Manager, Amazon in Seattle, Washington

Description

The Amazon US Consumer Electronics organization is looking for a senior supply chain manager for their Home Entertainment GL. Candidates should possess a proven record of driving operational process improvements and thought leadership in inventory planning and operations.

The senior supply chain manager will have end-to-end business ownership of all supply chain processes from manufacturer to customer. They will be responsible for establishing and driving inventory management strategies to maximize customer experience, while optimizing sales, margin and turns. They will use data to influence key decisions and business partners, as well as build sustainable and scalable systems & processes. The senior supply chain manager will play a critical role in delivering optimal customer experience by ensuring Amazon has the right product quantities, in the right places, and at the right time. To achieve this mission, they will work to continuously optimize the end-to-end supply chain by partnering with the vendor management team and, at times, working directly with vendors to improve instock metrics. Through their SMEships, the senior supply chain manager will work cross-functionally across Home Entertainment org and with Amazon central teams to drive system and process automations that are sustainable and scalable.

The successful candidate is a highly organized self-starter, an effective team player, a critical thinker who has sound business judgement, and someone who possesses strong data extraction and analytical capabilities. They are able to self-manage competing priorities and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong candidates will have knowledge in fundamental business principles and previous relevant experience. The ideal candidate is able to lead and influence both internal and external teams in an ambiguous environment while maintaining a customer-centric philosophy.

Key job responsibilities

Identify and deliver operational improvement opportunities around buying and demand planning.

Monitor and identify opportunities to improve key supply chain metrics such as Out of Stock rate, Overstock Rate, Total Inbound Lead Time, Delivery Speed, and Confirmation/Fill Rates.

Share supply chain insights and contribute to business reviews for Senior Leadership (verbal and written).

Identify opportunities to optimize our supply chain cost structure and profitability through vendor engagement, project management, and collaboration with partner teams on system improvements.

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

About the team

We’re inventing the future of retail right where Amazon began. Amazon has grown to become an integral part of customers’ lives, and the Retail organization is at the center of that evolution. We’re inspired by the idea of changing how people think about shopping, and we’re looking for new team members who share our passion. Retail business and technology professionals are encouraged to think big and innovate the shopping experiences of the future. Every day in Amazon’s Retail organization offers an opportunity to challenge yourself and build something that improves the lives of shoppers.

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

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of with Excel experience

  • Bachelor's degree, or 5+ years of professional or military experience

  • Experience working with complex data sets

  • Experience communicating results to senior leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of statistics or other analytical techniques

  • Experience with SQL

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $109,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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