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Transport Manager (m/w) - Hannover

Transport Manager (m/w) - Hannover

Amazon City Logistik Alpha GmbH
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Job Description

An ideal candidate has a background in transportation and excellent program management skills. He/she has the ability to lead and mentor people; analyze data and make sound recommendations in an often ambiguous environment. One of the main responsibilities in this role is to standardize and improve processes; while analyzing and eliminating root cause of defects within the current systems. This job will require exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence change at a local (facility) and global level.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage and develop a team of 4-8 employees to carry out daily tasks to ensure exceptional transportation services.
• Strategic planning and forecasting, appraise performance, resolve problems, and address staffing needs.
• Responsible for the overall quality, performance and customer service for the EU Sort Center team; which provides continual, tactical communication with external customers (Carriers, Vendors/Suppliers) and internal customers (Retail, Finance, Software Support, Fulfillment Centers).
• Ability to scope out business and functional requirements for the Amazon tech teams who create and enhance the software systems and tools we use
• Work within various time constraints to meet critical business needs; while measuring and identifying activities performed.
• Ability to develop and share best practices with our Global Transportation Operations teams
• Ability to work some weekend shifts as needed (this team provides tactical support to Amazon’s fulfillment network 7 days/week).

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or 2+ years of Amazon experience
  • MS Office experience required, with intermediate level in: Excel, SQL or Access
  • Experience querying data and developing performance metrics
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • 2+ years’ experience managing or supervising teams
  • Excellent communication skills (German and English, written and verbally)

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

• MBA or Master’s Degree in: Engineering, Operations, Logistics or related fields
• 4+ years’ experience in manufacturing, transportation, customer service and/or distribution environments
• Expertise in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
• Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations

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