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Senior Innovation and Design Engineer, Worldwide Design and Engineering

Job ID: 2549156 | Services LLC


Are you an innovative engineer that wants to design the next generation of world-class fulfillment centers and logistics systems across the globe? Do you want a high level of ownership in solving complex problems? Does the idea of designing systems that leverage ground breaking automated material handling equipment, packaging technologies and robotics appeal to you? If so, we have the job for you!

We’re looking to add a high-impact engineer to our team in our Nashville. In this role, you will partner with internal and external teams to design high quality, cost effective solutions for our fulfillment and distribution systems. You will own multiple projects simultaneously, from concept realization through design approval. You will be our suppliers’ primary point of technical contact for your projects. Then, once the design is completed and approved, you will hand-off the project to our Ops Engineering team who will oversee the installation and commissioning of the project. You’ll continue working with that team to ensure that the system you’ve designed is successfully installed, commissioned and launched.

Your projects will include green-fields, brown-fields, and retrofits. Our team to designs fulfillment centers, cross-dock facilities, specialty facilities (ex. reverse logistics, hazmat) and ground and air transportation centers throughout North America and Europe. Your projects will be a variety of template-based and designed-from-scratch.

You will work with a team of highly skilled and highly engaged engineers in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment. Our team works on hundreds of projects each year. You will learn; you will work on high impact, high visibility projects; you will grow.

A day in the life
Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:
1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options
3. Paid Time Off (PTO)
4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Nashville, TN, USA


- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (any discipline) or foreign equivalent or a related field, or 2+ years Amazon experience.
- 5+ years of experience in Design/Innovation Engineering, Manufacturing/Process/Industrial Engineering, or related
- Experience must involve ownership/management of engineering design projects.
- Proficiency using business/technical software like MS Excel, MS Project, and CAD software.
- Ability to travel 20% globally.


- Master’s degree in Engineering (any discipline) or foreign equivalent, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field and at least five years of experience in the specialty.
- Experience with complex automated material handling equipment, packaging technologies, robotics and/or high-speed manufacturing.
- Experience with process design and based on Lean Principles.
- Proficiency with concepts like system architecture, optimization, system dynamics, and using statistics and data to solve problems
- Design-in-Safety experience

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