Skip to main content

Technical Program Manager - PIVT Development, Power and Industrial Vehicle Technologies (PIVT)

Job ID: 2642946 | Services LLC


The Powered Industrial Vehicle Technology (PIVT) Team is seeking a dynamic development Technical Program Manager for Amazon’s growing fleet of Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) and related technologies for the world-wide Fulfillment Center network. Amazon is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since our start in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Our focus on the customer and innovation drives the growth of Amazon, offering our customers more types of products, more conveniently, and at even lower prices.

This candidate will be supporting and leading projects for the Customer Fulfillment Organization and should be willing to dive in head-first, and help a high-performing team manage complex dependencies, project timelines, and technical specifications. The PIVT team supports the World Wide Services Engineering organization in deployment of advanced technology on Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) and related material handling equipment (MHE). This position requires the ability to innovate, and implement process improvement projects to improve safety and efficiency of our fulfillment centers.

Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who has Program Management experience and understand fulfillment center operations. This role will support the deployment of multiple PIT technology programs, and their integration with various Amazon infrastructure. Candidates must be able to work with high technical detail, as well as communicate high-level strategic direction to non-technical stakeholders.

Key job responsibilities
-Understand, educate, and enforce technical standards and specifications with internal and external partners.

-Manage implementation plan and partner with FC resources and vendors to deploy technologies in Amazon Fulfillment centers.

-Act as advocate for PIVT programs with internal stakeholders

-Evaluate current working procedures and tools and identify areas to streamline the process to make it more customer friendly.

-Act as subject matter experts for development technologies within Amazon, educating our vendor base on guidelines and ensuring compliance.

-Define forward looking strategy for long term development programs.

-Coordinate and engage with different teams across the network to accomplish projects.

-Conducting standing meetings/calls with internal stakeholders to discuss change requests and provide status updates.

-Develop and roll-out standard work.

-Identify and manage project risks.

-Approximately 50% travel requirement

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 skillsets. 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:

Arlington, VA, USA | Bellevue, WA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | New York City, NY, USA | Phoenix, AZ, USA


- 3+ years of technical product or program management experience
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent


- Experience and familiarity with Powered Industrial Equipment such as Fork Lifts, Elevated Work Platforms, and other warehouse equipment.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $197,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.