In-Stock Manager, Amazon Fresh

Job ID: 709842 | Amazon Japan G.K.

DESCRIPTION

"F3(Fresh&Prime Now)" is an entrepreneurial and fast growing business area. Come help us build and define this strategic business, own and manage an important product category, and help build processes and systems that scale as we grow.

We are looking for a talented, smart, and enthusiastic leader to manage inventory planning, operations and project management within the fresh business, which is one of our largest, most complex and fastest-growing businesses. The Instock Manager will oversee planning and inventory management for a set of product categories as well as drive analysis and optimization of inventory management systems and processes to ensure we achieve world-class inventory availability and health. Additionally, the Instock Manager will drive initiatives that improve sales, customer experience, and operational performance.

Responsibilities:

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· Manage inventory availability and inventory health including: improved in-stock rates, inventory planning and systematic forecasting
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· Optimize key system inputs to achieve highly automated replenishment
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· Partner with internal teams to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and vendor management workflow, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually
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· Drive process improvement and operational excellence within our vendor community by reducing costs, defects, and lead times, while increasing innovation, automation, and economies of scale
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· Partner with vendor managers and marketing managers in driving sales and profitability growth
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· Drive complex business analysis that identifies opportunities to improve cost structure and profitability

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or a Supply Chain/Operations discipline
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· 4+ years of experience in inventory planning, operations, retail, consulting and/or finance, with a history of owning/driving results
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· Experience providing direction and/or mentorship to individual contributors – either directly or through influencing skills
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· Highly analytical, capable of turning raw data into information and insights
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· Proven track record of managing and executing large projects from start to finish, including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving, and communicating recommendations
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· Exceptional attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
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· Strong written and verbal communication skills – able to effectively communicate complex business concepts in both verbal and written form

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· MBA with a quantitative focus, or advanced degrees in Operations Management, Mathematics/Engineering
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· Strong numerical and analytical aptitude, and high proficiency creating and managing advanced models    
· SQL Experience