Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online. The goal of Amazon Logistics is to build a world class last mile operation. Amazon Logistics aims to exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small, are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible.

In order to meet the needs of millions of customers worldwide in an environment where speed is of the essence, we are consistently looking for the next breakthrough or innovation which will disrupt the delivery business and enable a step change in the way millions of customers get their orders.

Amazon is seeking a Senior Operations Engineer to support the Amazon Logistics Operations Engineering team innovate at scale. This individual will be the owner of a process/product roadmap and ensuring delivery to the vision of the next generation of AMZL Delivery Station (DS). This is a unique opportunity at a critical juncture in Amazons growth to drive end to end product delivery from inception to execution.

Responsibilities include:

· Invent, design, and implement engineering solutions to complex material flow/transformation and human/machine efficiency problems throughout the Last Mile sortation processes, to generate high quality, cost effective solutions
· Lead and coordinate design development efforts for optimal solutions for the Last Mile network through equipment specification, material flow, process design, ergonomics, associate experience, operational considerations and Delivery Station layout interferences
· Develop and continuously improve technical and design specifications for automated and non-automated Material Handling Equipment in the Amazon Last Mile Network
· Initiate and partially lead Kaizen events
· Review and sign-off ownership for specification and design deviations and change requests on global level
· Review and sign-off of supplier or integrator solution proposals for automated and non-automated sortation solutions
· Drive strategic and tactical benchmarks including scorecards on standard compliance and expected performance targets on global, country and integrator level
· Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation across the global AMZL Engineering Organization
· Evaluate technical and design issues and validate implications from or to standards
· Hosting business reviews with senior leadership and present results of above-mentioned standard definitions and benchmarks
· Present concepts, designs, program updates and roadmap to senior leadership on a frequent basis
· Work closely with partner teams in Innovation, Deployment, Maintenance, Safety and Operations to build impactful products
· Work closely with Deployment teams by providing technical subject matter support to help implement standard-compliant automated and non-automated sortation solutions in the field
· Support post mortem on designs and specifications after implementation in partnering with customers, stakeholders and supplier/integrators


· Bachelor's degree in Engineering
· Strong technical background in relevant fields of automated or non-automated Material Handling Equipment
· Extensive experience in a similar project or program management role,
· Extensive experience in Lean Management, Six Sigma and other operations engineer tools
· Experiences with benchmarking technical equipment and metrics


· MBA, MSc or Meng (Engineering, Automation, Robotics or equivalent)
· Strong technical background in relevant fields of automated and non-automated Material Handling Equipment
· Extensive experience in a similar engineering role
· Extensive experience in Lean Management, Six Sigma and other operations engineer tools
· 6-Sigma Black Belts a plus
· Advanced data analysis skills and experienced in using supporting tools e.g. Minitab, JMP, MS Excel, MS Access or equivalent
· Experience with financial and statistical modelling
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to influence and work with senior leaders across multiple organizations and geographies

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