Amazon is looking for a talented, smart, and enthusiastic leader to manage planning, operations and project management for one of its fastest growing category.
The Instock Manager will join a high-powered, fun, and collegial work environment. The Instock Manager will oversee planning and inventory management of the category as well as driving analysis and optimization of inventory management systems and processes to ensure we achieve world class inventory availability and health.
Additionally, the Instock Manager will drive initiatives that improve sales, customer experience, and process improvement within retail & operations.
Manage inventory availability and inventory health including : improved in-stock, inventory planning, vendor operational improvement (efficiency, fill rates, lead times), systematic forecasting, efficiency improvement with vendors and within the fulfillment centers
Partner with vendor managers and marketing managers in driving sales and profitability growth
Work on key system inputs to achieve highly automated replenishment
Work with various internal teams to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and vendor management workflows
Drive complex business analysis that to identify business opportunities to improve cost structure and profitability
Drive cross-functional system and process improvement projects
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or a Supply Chain / Operations discipline
5+ years experience in operations, IT, retail, consulting and / or finance, with history of owning / driving results
Experience leading process improvement, systems development, and project management
MBA with a quantitative focus, or advanced degrees in Operations Management, Mathematics / Engineering
Strong numerical and analytical aptitude, and high proficiency creating and managing advanced models
Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast paced environment
Strong proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, SQL, and statistics software (SAS / Matlab / R).
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven experience delivering results by partnering with and influencing others