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Amazon Senior Manager, Amazon Logistics, WW Engineering Supply Chain in Bellevue, Washington


Amazon is seeking an industry proven and detail oriented Senior Manager, AMZL Supply Chain Manager to oversee Supplier Development Engineers and support supplier sourcing for our WW Process Engineering program. Successful candidates are natural self-starters who have prior experience in the integrated automation project life cycle, contract manufacturing, change management, and system supplier and/or technology sourcing. Our Senior Manager must be agile with the ability to quickly adapt strategies, plans and solutions in response to dynamic business requirements. They also must be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization. Open minds, customer focus, innovation empowerment, advanced technologies, team first mindset, and individual drive to enable the team to deliver the most advanced and cost effective engineering solutions globally.

Key Job Responsibilities:

• Partner with Process Engineering & Design team to explore new technologies to improve Amazon Logistics (AMZL) delivery stations’ stow and pick processes and lead the Supply Chain effort including Suppliers sourcing, selection, qualification, cost negotiation and delivery from solution development to pilot and future scaling.

• Develop the scaling strategy with cross functional teams inclusive of Engineering, Design, Procurement, Legal etc. to develop options for sourcing and deploying improved stow and pick solutions across global last mile network

• Partner with PE team to create a detailed requirements and roadmap document for the target success criteria. Builds mechanisms and leads initiatives to ensure that suppliers’ costs meets or exceeds established payback goals. Constantly seeks ways to reduce spending and demonstrates the ability to advise business owners on whether a given purchase is reasonable and justified.

• Develop and implement Supply Chain strategy, works with cross-functional teams to ensure that strategies are executed, and effectively communicates in both written and verbal format to gain customer and supplier buy-in to drive them towards anticipated outcomes

• Determines which suppliers should be positioned for long-term contracts based on the suppliers’ overall qualification and value to the business and establishes and implements strategies for partnering with these suppliers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in operations, supply chain, business, engineering, or related fields.

  • 10+ years of strategic sourcing and procurement operations experience in indirect categories.

  • 10+ years of demonstrated analytical skills

  • 10+ years supply chain experience and supplier development

  • 7+ years in leadership/people management experience

  • Familiarity with tools like Excel and SQL.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or MBA in relevant fields.

  • Specific experience in driving process improvements in procurement, cost engineering.

  • Technical aptitude and familiarity with complex supply chain/ERP systems.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with large, complex datasets.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $141,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $233,800/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.