This role focuses on those who have military experience interested in working in the private sector. Amazon’s military recruiting team is available to discuss the many opportunities within Amazon.
At Amazon, thousands of former military are driving innovation and raising the bar on customer experience. On a daily basis, those with military backgrounds are able to apply their knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities in a wide variety of careers – influencing change across the globe.
When we hire you at Amazon, we hire for the future. With unlimited career opportunities, Amazon invests in ensuring our teams are always challenged, constantly learning from each other, and creatively contributing to our next big idea. You will be surrounded by the best innovators of our time and we welcome you to make history with us.
Operations is the beating heart of Amazon. This key part of our business makes sure we fulfil and dispatch orders efficiently so that our customers get their items on time. As an Area Manager, you’ll make sure your site is running as smoothly as it should so that we can meet customer demand. You will be leading a team that helps keep our operations safe, efficient, and of a high quality and taking on a number of projects across our network to drive productivity.
Key job responsibilities
Create, oversee, and drive a culture of safety and wellbeing
Analyse and implement changes to keep quality and productivity at a consistently high level
Oversee projects to streamline processes, optimise productivity and increase quality of service for customers within your area of responsibility
Analyse shift performance against relevant business objectives, and put in place actions to improve our operational excellence
Work collaboratively with management-level colleagues to standardise shift practices
A day in the life
You’ll work on a shift pattern at one of our sites, making sure it is as productive as it can be. Your main focus will be to own and drive a culture of safety and uphold quality and shift performance standards. You’ll also oversee process improvements within your area and drive implementation. A typical day is varied, including everything from routine team management and daily operational responsibilities to process improvement and wide-scale operational contingency tasks. You’ll also be a role model and mentor to new managers.
About the team
Amazon couldn’t deliver at pace without the Amazon Transportation Service (ATS) team. As part of ATS, you’ll be welcomed into a diverse team that plays a central role in our success. Using air, sea and road transport, as well as sortation centres equipped with the latest technology, you’ll help Amazon’s transport run at maximum efficiency. Our team captures data and uses it to drive decisions. They are key to making Amazon more innovative and efficient.
We put safety first as our people are our priority. And we use the expertise of our people to get packages to their destination – quickly, conveniently and sustainably.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Barbera Del Valles, ESP
Relevant experience in people management
Relevant experience of communicating with a wide range of stakeholders, including your peers and leadership
Relevant experience in using data or anecdotal evidence to influence business decisions
Advanced proficiency in verbal and written English and local language
Preferred qualifications are not required to apply for a position at Amazon. If you have all the basic qualifications above, we’d love to hear from you.
Experience working with Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen techniques
Experience working in another logistics environment
Relevant experience working with the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) in a professional environment
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