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Program Engineer, Operations Engineering , Operations Engineering

Job ID: 2678534 | Services LLC


Amazon created one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world, from the introduction of Amazon Prime, to the use of advanced technology for package delivery, Amazon consistently drives change from the front of the pack.

Amazon is searching for an innovative and solutions-oriented Program Engineer who can effectively collaborate with internal and external design, installation, and technical teams, and be responsible for key aspects of our material handling and storage systems.

In this role you will be responsible for collecting business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing programs through the engineering analysis-to-build cycle.

The person will possess a strong engineering and program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well-rounded technical background in current MHE technologies and storage solutions. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an innovative environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in, and get the job done.

Come help us make history!

Key job responsibilities
• Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale fulfillment network
• Manage, design, and drive implementation of large-scale programs across multiple fulfillment building types. Material handling elements may include high-speed sortation, multiple conveyor subsystems, package lines and/or robotic work cells
• Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design and execution problems
• Identify and communicate opportunities for design and specification improvements
• Monitor and enforce project schedules and contractual obligations with vendors or subcontractors
• Lead and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout
• Develop and simplify processes and tools to improve execution efficiency across multiple programs
• Contribute to implementation of ideas and methods to improve overall system performance
• Drive standards and consistency across North America capital execution projects
• Develop and coordinate budget trackers and contract documents including RFPs, Milestone Trackers, Vendor Commissioning schedules, and Amazon Qualification schedules
• Build strong working relationships with Operations teams across multiple business units as well as their Launch, Facilities, Finance, Safety, Worldwide Engineering, and Process Engineering stakeholders
• Oversee data mining and analyze the results to provide recommendations, conclusions, and solutions
• Ability to travel up to 50% to interact with internal and external business and technical leaders

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!


- 5+ years of industrial engineer, operations engineer, manufacturing engineer, or project engineer in a manufacturing environment experience
- Bachelor's degree


- Knowledge of AutoCAD, VBA, and SQL at the intermediate level
- Experience working with and managing third party vendors
- Experience with Six Sigma, lean manufacturing

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

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $68,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $126,400/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.