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Amazon Corporate LLC Operations Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Amazon created one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world. From the introduction of Amazon Prime, to the use of advanced technology for package delivery; Amazon consistently drives change from the front of the pack. As a Transportation Engineering Services (TES) Operations Engineer, you will lead and manage the lifecycle of challenging cross-functional projects, developing and delivering the next generation of sortation and distribution solutions. You are a customer obsessed leader that will play an integral part in planning and implementation of the facility network infrastructure including new builds, retrofits, expansions and program initiatives. Partnering with internal customers and internal/external stakeholders to engage as a team and ensure a timely handover will be part of your critical tasks. Key competencies of this position include insisting on the highest standards ensuring that contracted resources meet schedule, budgetary, safety and quality targets; analyzing and deep diving systems performance, inventing and simplifying solutions that allow for improved processes and results; and providing technical expertise to internal customers and stakeholders. Key job responsibilities * * Work independently with internal and external teams to successfully manage the lifecycle of the challenging projects, and act as owner in delivering on projects objectives and targets. Projects may span organizations or geographies in support of business objectives. * Actively participate in firm engineering reviews, and make tangible impact on the proposed solutions on an individual system or its components, on the overall systems architecture, and on facility processes . * Partner with internal teams, stakeholders and external vendors to set project priorities, establish milestones, and drive schedules to meet deadlines. Proactively assess stakeholders\' dependencies and milestones, problem-solve and drive solutions to mitigate the impact from the issues. * Lead and coordinate all execution efforts in delivering systems and automated equipment designs per established standards and guidelines. Perform equipment/systems installation, throughput and safety qualifications. Simplify, optimize, remove bottlenecks and provide feedback while resolving difficult system problems or technical deficiencies. * Lead effective meetings by setting the objectives, putting the right people in the room and driving detailed business and technical discussions/alignment. Document meetings discussions, decisions and future steps ensuring alignment on expectations with internal partner teams and outside vendors. * Promptly and accurately communicate project status, risk analysis and risk mitigation plans. Effectively answer project questions in detail, and regularly produce clear and concise summaries for the projects to leadership/management team. * Competently articulate system and/or equipment designs, including layouts, technical specifications and functional capabilities, to internal customers and partner teams. * Efficiently manage change order controls, purchase orders, and invoice validation/approvals. * Excel at building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders across multiple projects * Identify and lead process improvement initiatives that improve the Engineering and cross-teams\' efficiencies, optimizing the teams\' value and delivery. Through collaboration, generate high-quality, cost-effective solutions in compressed periods of time. * Travel up to 80% domestically although travel intensity can be variable and consist of up to three weeks in a row, including weekends. A day in the life You are managing one or multiple projects that can vary in scope, complexity and duration. Daily tasks may comprise of site coordination with operations teams and contractors on project execution activities or changes; deep diving project progress, schedule and resour