Amazon Pforzheim GmbH

Operations Manager (m/f/d) - German speaking

Posted On: 2021-04-07 (valid until 2021-03-30) Location(s): Sidney, TX, 76474


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About the job

At Amazon, we pioneer. We also treat every day just like its day one. And we never sit still while we do it.
Are you up for creating solutions and solving tomorrows problems today?
Then we have the opportunity for you!
Were seeking an experienced, Operations Manager to join our Customer Fulfillment team. Youll operate out of one of our dynamic Fulfillment Centers: these sit at the heart of Amazons world-class, rapidly growing business. Theyre where we manage our fast-moving inventory; theyre also where we developed our smart, industry-leading workflows.
As an Operations Manager, youll deliver inspiring, supportive leadership for the teams you manage. But at the same time, you dont shy away from rolling up your sleeves and getting involved whenever necessary.
Youll be directly responsible for managing a team of Area Managers and their direct reports: meanwhile, you will report to the Senior Operations Manager of your Fulfillment Center. The quality of your leadership is key to success in this role: youll motivate and inspire your teams to do their best work, while planning schedules and activities that balance their needs with that of the business.

Another key aspect of your role will be to lead on numerous process improvement projects, with the aim of streamlining all activities, both for yourself and the team members you manage. The ideas, innovation and leaps out of the status quo that you come up with could very well be rolled out across the Amazon network: this immense opportunity is yours for the taking.

Job Description
Your role will be pivotal in the overall management, control, organisation and direction of either Outbound or Inbound operational areas of your FC. Your responsibilities will include, amongst others:
Maintaining Health and Safety standards within your remit area, while promoting an inspiring Health and Safety culture on-site,
Become a subject matter expert on specific, larger-scale processes and activities within FCs, such as 5S audits
In your inventory control and systems environment, youll manage timely data collection, updating operations metrics on an hourly basis
Therefore, youll aim to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors and ensure an excellent customer experience
Work closely with other support teams (HR, Finance, Facilities, Safety and Security, IT) on staffing plans, schedules and performance levels
Implement process change and contribute in cross-functional Six Sigma initiatives within your site and the broader Amazon EU Operations network


Possess a degree from an accredited institution
Previous experience in leading large, diverse teams
You possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,
Youre competent in two or more production or supply chain areas, with an impressive track record in a similar, fast-paced logistics, distribution or manufacturing environment
You possess the ability to manage details, establish and carry out root cause analysis, and then extract and analyse the data you generate
You thrive on change, and are willing to relocate if necessary
You have excellent written and spoken English AS WELL AS GERMAN C1 SPEAKING LEVEL


Ideally degree qualified in Engineering or a Supply Chain/Logistics/ Manufacturing related discipline or MBA graduate
Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen methodologies would be highly advantageous

What we offer
Well expect you to go the extra mile, but well also make sure youre well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary, stock units and site performance-related pay potential, we offer a whole host of other benefits, including an employee discount.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
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