• Sr. Materials Manager

    Location CN-44-Shenzhen
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/8/2018 9:14 AM)
    Job ID
    ICP-Shenzhen branch
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
  • 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?

    The Role:
    The Sr. Materials Manager is responsible for all activities related to order fulfillment, from forecasts to delivery, including day-to-day communication and management of the OEM partner globally. This person has a business orientation and is responsible for working within the local and remote Operations team driving order fulfillment. In this role, you will:
    • Act as the primary liaison between OEM and team in Cupertino monitoring, managing and driving the OEM to assure goals/schedule is being met
    • Communicate forecast and verify fulfillment from a materials perspective
    • Drive solutions to reduce and eliminate any shortages preventing meeting order schedule, including assisting in sourcing materials as required
    • Schedule and host meetings with suppliers in US and/or globally as required reducing and eliminating shortages
    • Be responsible for report generation and distribution
    • May represent the materials organization in internal Lab126 program meetings
    • Some travel may be required

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7+ years of planning experience in a consumer market Segment Company
    • 5+ years of management of an OEM partner
    • Experience sourcing electronic components including hard to find/obsolete parts
    • Experience with MS Office, specifically Excel

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher level education preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to senior management, peers, and team members
    • A keen, flexible and aggressive intellect with superb conceptual thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully
    • Experience with LEAN manufacturing preferred

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

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