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We look forward to you joining us in learning about one of the fastest growing retailers in the world. At Amazon, we strive to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, driven people and we’re hoping it’s you.

Amazon is seeking Managers for our Fulfillment Centers throughout the United States. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products throughout the world each year to our loyal customers.

Our North American Operations comprises of several key areas ranging from: Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain.

Operations is at the heart of the Amazon customer experience. We deliver hundreds of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, our Operations teams possess a wide range of skills and experience from many diverse backgrounds. These range from business analysis and inventory management, to team leadership, engineering, transportation and retail.

Our network of Fulfillment Centers is supported by Operations Managers, Support Managers, Senior Operations Managers and Team Managers. Between them they take responsibility for the receipt of inventory, picking, packing and shipping, to ensure that our customers receive what they want, when they want it. Our innovative Engineering department design, construct and maintain our Fulfillment Centers

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Amazon is seeking an industry proven and detail oriented Sr. Project Engineer for design, build and continuous improvement of our order fulfillment infrastructure. Successful candidates are natural self-starters who have prior engineering experience in the integrated automation project life cycle, including their development, design, implementation, enhancement, and support. This individual ideally has directly managed the execution of large capital automation projects with a cumulative spend of less than $25MM and aggressive schedule commitments.
Our Sr. Project Engineers 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 comradely, individual drive and occasional senses of humor enable our Regional Operations Engineering team to deliver the most advance fulfillment solutions in the world.
If you have proven integrated automation project engineering experience, thrive on the corresponding challenges, seek an opportunity for professional growth, and want to help Amazon further raise our fulfillment solution bar, then this role is for you!

Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale supply chain network:
• Manage, design, and implement medium scope integrated automation projects with system. elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines and/or robotic work cells.
• Typical project installation values range from less than $1MM to greater than $10MM.
• Manage on-site vendors through their leads and escalate issues through vendor and Amazon leadership.
• Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design problems.
• Identify and communicate needs for design improvements.
• Monitor and enforce project schedules and quality with vendors or subcontractors.
• Lead and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout.
• Develop and manage budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls, purchase orders, and invoicing.
• Lead system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses, and reporting results.
• Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment.
• Thoroughly document/investigate FC change requests and provide recommendations.
• Build strong working relationships with FC/SC leadership and their operations teams across multiple sites as well as their Launch, Facilities, Finance, Safety, and Process Engineers business stakeholders.
• Identify and lead process improvement initiatives in support of operations teams within the node.
• Support Kaizen events and occasionally participate when appropriate.
• General knowledge of FC operations with understanding of day to day workings and strategic FC / Network planning.
• Oversee data mining and analyze the results to provide recommendations or conclusions.
• Inspect facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material handling, processing, and storage.
• Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures, and tools.

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field; or two (2) plus years of Amazon work experience.
• 5+ years of experience as a project engineer, process engineer, project manager, manufacturing engineer, or related occupation.
• Directly managed and responsible for cumulative automation project budgets of less than $25MM.
• Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects.
• Demonstrated design and/or implementation with integrated automation solutions, such as complex material handling systems, high speed packaging lines, and manufacturing lines.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project, and Outlook.
• Highly proficient CAD skills; capable of independently developing an integrated automation layout.
• Ability to travel up to 75% of time to installation sites throughout North America.

• Master’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business.
• Operations Management / Fulfillment Center experience.
• Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics, and/or fulfillment/distribution centers.

Bilingual Spanish Strongly preferred
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet


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