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Operation Program Manager

Operation Program Manager

Job ID 
567289
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
11/9/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?
Do you thrive in building something from scratch? Amazon’s Lab126 team is seeking a passionate, results-oriented, and inventive Sr. Product Manager to drive the development of our products. As the Sr. Product Manager, you will own the vision and strategy for your product, define the product’s roadmap and strategy, and deliver clear requirements that Designers and Engineers will use to bring your vision to life. You’ll help drive the day-to-day product development schedule from design through to release, own the product life-cycle, and define and monitor metrics that measure the success of the product.
The Role:

The Operations group is looking for an individual who wants to work on a business that is growing at a rapid pace. We are a critical part of the hardware development process. We ensure successful fulfillment for product launches and ongoing support, grow the capabilities of our current systems to meet our needs, and drive continuous improvement for the company.

As an Operations Program Manager you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:

• Demonstrate ability to manage multiple complex projects - work prioritization, planning and task delegation
• Own & drive the new program roadmap
• Integrate strong and clear analysis and business rationale into sound decision making
• Work with cross functional IT teams to further automate key processes
• Work with cross functional teams such as Operations, engineering, business, legal and compliance for creating new processes for all new customs clearance and transportation regulations
• Provide freight analysis for new products with new packaging
• Follow program development process to provide all Forward Logistics related support
• Cooperate with cross functional teams to launch new products into market places
• Provide consultant support for Forward Logistics to all program teams
• Travel as required


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or a Supply Chain/Operations discipline
• 7+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics or inventory management for a hardware device company
• 7+ years of experience managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines
• Strong data extraction, analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work with large, complex data sets and familiarity with statistics or other analytical techniques; excel skills are required
• Solid working experience with multi-national manufacture


Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degrees in Operations Management, Mathematics/Engineering, or an MBA with a quantitative focus
• Proven ability to influence others, facilitate agreement among stakeholders with different interests
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, building relationships
• Technical aptitude and familiarity with the design and utilization of complex systems
• Proven track record of complex and creative problem solving and the desire to create and build new processes
• Data mining and statistical analysis skills with experience with creating and using data repositories to create a clear picture of in-stock position
• Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done


Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation