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Amazon Sr. Ocean Supply Chain Manager in Bellevue, Washington


Are you looking for a leadership role to build global supply chain products at an Amazon scale? Join Global Mile in eliminating borders for buyers and sellers to drive Amazon's expansion into a rapidly growing list of countries, creating new logistics benchmarks and "firsts" through disruptive innovation. We are a multicultural, multilingual team working with vendors, sellers, shippers, and logistics providers. The Global Ocean Operations team is looking for an Ocean Supply Chain Manager to manage ocean capacity planning for freight moving from global manufacturing hubs into Amazon's international marketplaces. This role has an external vendor-facing component, with the candidate engaging regularly with representatives from major ocean carriers. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background that enables them to manage multiple stakeholders across different programs, a demonstrated ability to think broadly and strategically about supply chain initiatives and the ability to persuade senior leaders to build consensus on objectives. Knowledge of international logistics is preferred.

Key job responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for consuming demand forecasts, operational constraints and market conditions, and finalizing ocean capacity with ocean carriers.

  • You will be accountable for ocean carrier performance and ensure our partners are efficient, effective, and compliant to our operational standards.

  • You will develop risk management strategies for seasonal peak volumes, identify at-risk operations and proactively develop/execute contingency protocols to avoid service failures.

  • You will provide input on topology for the purposes of network planning.

  • You will retrieve and analyze data using Excel, Tableau, SQL or other data visualization tools.

  • You will partner with procurement teams to drive ocean carrier bids and develop new strategies to react to market, business and industry landscape.

  • Successful candidates will be excellent communicators, curious, highly motivated and effective within distributed teams.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of program or project management experience

  • 5+ years of supply chain experience

  • Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements

  • Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations, engineering, analytics or related field

  • Knowledge of Excel at an intermediate level (e.g., pivot tables & charts, multiple criteria lookups, nested logical/IF formulas, data cleansing, array formulas, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in supply chain, business, engineering, finance or related technical or quantitative field

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel at an advanced level, including: pivot tables, macros, index/match, vlookup, VBA, data links, etc.

  • Knowledge of SQL at an intermediate level, including: compile queries, subqueries, aggregation/grouping, data modification, etc.

  • Familiarity with Ocean freight or Freight Forwarding industry is valued. Mandarin speaking abilities also valued.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $103,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $181,400/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.