Sr. Program Manager, TOM (Job ID: 874725)

Sr. Program Manager, TOM (Job ID: 874725)

Posted 4 weeks ago

EU ATS is a high-powered dynamic team which is shaping the middle-mile trans planning and execution, and developing and applying innovative transportation management concepts to improve and enhance the Amazon Transportation network to ultimately drive the best customer experience in a reliable and cost-efficient manner, every time. EU ATS TOM team is looking for a Regional Transportation Manager with strong delivery record and leadership experience to own and execute strategic and cross-functional yard operations.

About the role
TOM team focuses on managing the yard activities in the Fulfillment Centers across EU. This team is the interface between FCs and the Supply Chain/Trans organizations. You will be responsible for ensuring your region obtains the required shunter training with operations compliance and safety related functions to safely and successfully execute the yard operations. You need to have tremendous follow-through skills, sound judgement and the ability to “roll up their sleeves” to support and drive execution of yard operations within a geographic region.

• Perform leadership functions for the Shunter Yard Team across multiple sites, including regular coaching and development sessions and directing the team as needed during the work day
• Correspond with external shunter leasing company for maintenance of shunter units
• Coordinate transportation training and ensuring accuracy in licensing of shunter operators
• Streamline logistics in the operation through the implementation of standard work and team leadership
• Proactively identify and lead process improvement initiatives and Lean tools
• Collaborate with Site Leadership on quality and Customer Experience metrics, including the root cause analysis of problem areas


Basic Qualifications
• Completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or 2+ years Amazon experience
• Direct management experience for employees and their performance
• Prior experience with performance metrics and process improvement and lean techniques
• High ability to deal with ambiguity and handle changing priorities, to effectively prioritize, to multitask, and to use good judgment in pressure situations
• Ability to develop creative and scalable solutions independently, and drive them from ideation to successful completion; results oriented; “self-starter”
• Flexible to work a variety of hours as per the business demands
• Strong oral and written communication skills – able to communicate effectively with senior management, tech teams, and international stakeholders
• Fluent in English


Preferred Qualifications
• Degree in Engineering, Operations or related field is a plus
• 3+ years management experience in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment
• Lean process, Kaizen, Six Sigma, process improvement experience
• Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple FCs across the nation.

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