• Manager, Operations Program Manager

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/10/2018 2:47 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • 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 Operations group is looking for an individual who wants to manage a team of program managers who work on a cool products and that is growing at a rapid pace. We ensure ongoing support, grow the capabilities of our current systems to meet our needs, and drive continuous improvement for the company. In this role you will:
    • Build and manage a team of Operations and Material Program Managers who are responsible for supporting products in a sustaining environment
    • Deliver results on complex projects involving teams across the company
    • Work with stakeholders to define business requirements
    • Understand current system capabilities and limitations
    • Problem solve and explore solutions to current processes and systems
    • Coordinate with cross functional teams to implementation
    • Drive continuous improvements
    • Monitor supply and fulfillment of devices
    • Travel as required

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
    • 7+ years of experience managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines
    • 7+ years of experience in product or process definition, having taken a product or process from concept to execution
    • 5+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics or manufacturing for a hardware device company
    • 3+years leading cross functional teams

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree preferred
    • Proven ability to influence others and facilitate agreement among stakeholders with different interests
    • Previous experience leading and managing a team
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to senior management, peers, and team member
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to build effective relationships in a open collaborative environment
    • 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
    • Advanced knowledge of SQL, Excel, Access, is a plus

    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.

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