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Regional Manager Logistic Operations

Job Title: Regional Manager Logistic Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coalville
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: fe1c21b4-a168-4d6a-93dd-c70ef4357c4e
Job Published: October 17, 2020 00:01

Job Description

Job Description

European ROC (Relay Operations Center) is the central control center for Transportation Execution across the Amazon's European Transportation network, supporting both domestic and inter-country transportation movements for European geographies. The team is responsible for planning and scheduling the trucks/vehicles to be placed at each of our fulfillment centers across Europe, based on various factors such as forecast, historical trends, vehicles capacity and carrier capabilities. ROC plays a critical role in ensuring the smooth functioning of Amazon's European transportation network and thereby has direct impact on Amazon's ability to serve customers on time., The ROC Regional Manager manages a European Region and a large scale 24x7 frontline operations team for both Inbound and Outbound transportation. S/he works in a cross-functional environment with Carriers, Supply Chain, Distribution Centers and the Retail organizations to determine future demand for transportation resources, and translates the aforementioned into accurate capacity plans. S/he drives the vision of ROC Operations, facilitating the flow of information between different stakeholders (Trans Carriers/Hubs/Warehouses) and lead resolution of any potential issues that impact customer experience and business continuity, on a fast-paced environment., The ROC Regional Manager manages a European Region and a large scale 24x7 frontline operations team for both Inbound and Outbound transportation. S/he works in a cross-functional environment with Carriers, Supply Chain, Distribution Centers and the Retail organizations to determine future demand for transportation resources, and translates the aforementioned into accurate capacity plans. S/he drives the vision of ROC Operations, facilitating the flow of information between different stakeholders (Trans Carriers/Hubs/Warehouses) and lead resolution of any potential issues that impact customer experience and business continuity, on a fast-paced environment.

Role Responsibilities: · Can independently identify up-stream and down-stream operational problems and escalate them to the appropriate resource before they become project-threatening. · Brings a department and company-wide perspective to decision making. Strong business acumen (understands how to calculate high-level return on investment and partner with finance to complete a cost-benefit analysis). · Broad experience, across functional and operational areas, designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining large scale projects. · Expertly skilled at gathering functional requirements and converting those into a realistic, detailed functional spec and project plan. · Has significant experience within a leadership role. · Has a deep understanding of the business' and end user's needs, and can proficiently translate those needs into the right solution. · Can properly prioritize competing projects across departments. Focus is on projects for an entire group or department, or a major piece of a larger cross-company product or project. · Gathers requirements from appropriate business owners, writes clear and detailed functional specifications, prioritizes features, and drives scoping as needed. · Serves as escalation point for other Operations Managers · Makes the right trade offs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to deliver on project; compiles project schedule and recommends optimal resource usage. · Identifies and evaluates potential risks/obstacles with minimal direction from senior managers. Determines appropriate corrective action.

Candidate Description

· Can independently identify up-stream and down-stream operational problems and escalate them to the appropriate resource before they become project-threatening. · Brings a department and company-wide perspective to decision making. Strong business acumen (understands how to calculate high-level return on investment and partner with finance to complete a cost-benefit analysis). · Broad experience, across functional and operational areas, designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining large scale projects. · Expertly skilled at gathering functional requirements and converting those into a realistic, detailed functional spec and project plan. · Has significant experience within a leadership role. · Has a deep understanding of the business' and end user's needs, and can proficiently translate those needs into the right solution. · Can properly prioritize competing projects across departments. Focus is on projects for an entire group or department, or a major piece of a larger cross-company product or project. · Gathers requirements from appropriate business owners, writes clear and detailed functional specifications, prioritizes features, and drives scoping as needed. · Serves as escalation point for other Operations Managers · Makes the right trade offs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to deliver on project; compiles project schedule and recommends optimal resource usage. · Identifies and evaluates potential risks/obstacles with minimal direction from senior managers. Determines appropriate corrective action.

· University Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent. · Advanced knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) · Advanced level in English (spoken, written) · Significant work experience in operations/supply chain/logistics/e-commerce and transportation concepts such as forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics, delivery performance, carrier negotiation, inventory management, S&OP · Proven experience managing teams across different levels of expertise · Strong analytical background; comfortable in ambiguous situations

· MBA · Experience in using SQL and databases in a business environment, · University Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent. · Advanced knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) · Advanced level in English (spoken, written) · Significant work experience in operations/supply chain/logistics/e-commerce and transportation concepts such as forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics, delivery performance, carrier negotiation, inventory management, S&OP · Proven experience managing teams across different levels of expertise · Strong analytical background; comfortable in ambiguous situations

· MBA · Experience in using SQL and databases in a business environment

Employer Description

At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take the first step and a day to look forward to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life and your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon.