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Senior Operations Manager

Senior Operations Manager

Referenznummer 
555129
Standort 
DE-NW-Dortmund
Datum 
6.7.2017
Company 
Amazon Logistik Hannover GmbH
Recruiting Team 
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Stellenbeschreibung:

Job Description

Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation.
This is your chance to make history.

Operations is at the heart of Amazon customer experience. Each action we undertake is done on behalf of our customers, as meeting their expectations makes us feel good.

The Ops teams in our Fulfilment Centres are responsible for teams controlling the vast range of fast-paced inventory from inbound to outbound and work very hard to ensure that our customers receive what they want, when they want it.


Role: Senior Operations Manager

This leadership role is all about ensuring Fulfillment Center (FC) delivery is smooth and efficient. You’ll be responsible for running and leading the site and keep an eye on several critical areas of Fulfillment & Operations.
Across our growing presence, Fulfillment Centers sit within our wider Fulfillment & Operations network: they’re the backbone of our global business, driving our innovative culture and growth. These environments are both highly stimulating and rewarding: you’ll step into your Fulfillment Center by leading a team of Operations and Area Managers.

We’ll expect you to proactively collaborate with the Operations and Area Managers you’ll be directing. They’ll require coaching and mentoring from you, to ensure that they, and the teams they manage, are able to meet performance objectives.

How you’ll succeed:

The name of your game is to help tackle complex problems that affect Amazon’s Operations and Customer Service. The teams you manage are always working to resolve just about any problem that arises during the customer journey. They’ll need your input to aid them in thinking ‘outside of the box’.

Together with them, you will aim to:

  • Continuously improve the efficiency of operations and delivery processes,
  • Instill a culture of customer obsession, aiming for excellent customer service,
  • Maintain high standards of operations Health & Safety,
  • Inspire and reward an atmosphere of best practice sharing among employees.

More day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Proactive, constructive engagement with Delivery Service Providers,
  • You’ll need to monitor the delivery metrics and performance of more than 500 Associates,
  • You’ll oversee plans for employees, schedules, quality initiatives, process change initiatives, in order to help FCs achieve year-on-year improvements,
  • You’ll manage a large team (typically 500+): this workforce will consist of both permanent and temporary employees,
  • Via our People Agenda, you’ll create, build up, lead and inspire your workforce to deliver improved performance levels. Part of this will include paying attention to:
    • The safety of our team members,
    • Employee engagement,
    • Performance leadership,
    • Talent & succession management
    • Training & development

Notwendige Qualifikationen

The successful candidate will have:
  • Several years in manufacturing, production, or distribution logistics environments: ideally five of those at a senior level role, managing multi-site locations,
  • You hold an degree from an accredited institution,
  • You’re goal-driven and target-oriented, always able to step back and appreciate the bigger picture,
  • Demonstrated track record of team leadership within a large scale, fast-moving and process-driven environment: end-to-end process management experience is a must,
  • You’re able to manage, motivate and influence positive work behaviors in employees,
  • Proven ability to improve metrics at a country level,
  • Excellent command of English and German – both verbal and written,

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • Ideally, you’ll have an awareness of how to manage Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing techniques,
  • Experience of effectively managing third party contract resource arrangements is also a nice to have.
We’re looking forward to receiving your application, preferably in English.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
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