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Sr. Strategic Supply Chain Manager

Job ID: 2664967 | Services LLC


The Amazon US Office Supplies business is looking for a supply chain leader with proven experience to drive process improvements and thought leadership in inventory planning and operations.

The Sr. Strategic Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for leading inventory management strategies to maximize customer experience, sales, margin and turns, as well as end-to-end business ownership of all supply chain processes from manufacturer to consumer. They will use data to influence others and build scalable systems & processes, rather than just addressing single issues. They will play a critical role in delivering the optimal customer experience by ensuring we have the right product quantities, in the right places, at the right time. To achieve this mission, Supply Chain Managers work to continuously optimize our end-to-end supply chain by engaging with vendors to improve operational metrics and driving system and process automation with internal teams.

The successful candidate must be highly organized and possess strong data extraction and analytical capabilities. They are able to self-manage competing priorities, driving both strategic and tactical activities and parallel, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong candidates will have knowledge in fundamental business principles and previous relevant experience. The ideal candidate is able to lead and influence both internal and external teams in an ambiguous environment while maintaining a customer-centric philosophy.

Key job responsibilities
Identify and deliver operational improvement opportunities around buying and demand planning.

Monitor and identify opportunities to improve key supply chain metrics such as Out of Stock rate, Overstock Rate, Total Inbound Lead Time, Delivery Speed, and Confirmation/Fill Rates.

Share supply chain insights and contribute to business reviews for Senior Leadership (verbal and written).

Identify opportunities to optimize our supply chain cost structure and profitability through vendor engagement, project management, and collaboration with partner teams on system improvements.

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

Seattle, WA, USA


- 3+ years of with Excel experience
- Bachelor's degree, or 3+ years of professional or military experience
- Experience working with complex data sets
- Experience communicating results to senior leadership
- Experience influencing internal and external stakeholders


- Knowledge of statistics or other analytical techniques
- Experience with SQL
- Supply chain, inventory management, finance, vendor and/or project management experience. Masters degree (e.g., MS in Supply Chain or MBA).

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $109,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/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.