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?
The Operations Program Manager will work with the leadership team within Device Product operations in creation, launching and optimization of operational efficiencies in NPI operations of Consumer Electronic devices. It is very important that the Device Operations Program Manager will engage and work across all functional organizations within operations and applicable areas across Lab 126 and Amazon. The Device Operations Program Manager will balance a mix of strategic, programmatic and operational responsibilities in support of Amazon Lab 126’s Product Operations Organization. The individual would have worked in supporting new products in an operations/manufacturing role pertaining to Consumer Electronics or similar and have proven persuasive and excellent communications skills. The individual is expected to work cross functionally and demonstrate diplomacy in building consensus among the cross functional team and leadership.
Responsibilities: *Define and guide decisions on type of Variable Engagement Module (VEM), appropriate for the specific product, customer need and launch schedule *Coordinate information flow across teams in support of manufacturing/operations. *Drive alignment of processes and initiatives throughout product operations organization. *Bring in and help incorporate industry best practices into product operations business. *Travel as required to accomplish business needs
*Bachelor’s degree *10+ years’ experience in consumer electronics device operations, throughout the product life cycle from concept to EOL. *Experience partnering with geographically dispersed and/or ad-hoc teams. *Experience with developing and deploying organizational strategies and goals. *Experience in developing and writing white papers and presenting in executive level meetings
*Master Level or greater, level of education. *15+ years’ experience in consumer electronics device operations, throughout the product life cycle from concept to EOL. *Experience working in a various geographic locations. *Published articles, authored or co-authored journal or similar documentation.
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.