Experienced Distribution Centre Operations Manager

Job ID: 727301 | Amazon Fulfillment Poland sp.

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At Amazon, we pioneer.
We also treat every single day like it’s day one. And we never sit still while we do it.
Are you up for crafting solutions and solving tomorrow’s problems today?


Then we have the opportunity for you!

We’re seeking an Experienced Distribution Centre Operations Manager (m/f) to join new team in our Fulfillment Center (FC) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship.


You’ll operate out of one of our dynamic Fulfillment Centers: these sit at the heart of Amazon’s premier and rapidly growing business. They’re where we run our fast-moving inventory; they’re also where we developed our smart, industry-leading workflows.
As an Operations Manager, you’ll deliver inspiring, supportive leadership for the teams you lead. But at the same time, you don’t shy away from rolling up your sleeves and getting involved whenever necessary.
You’ll be directly responsible for developing a team of Area Managers and their direct reports: meanwhile, you will report to the Senior Operations Manager of your Fulfillment Center. The quality of your leadership is key to success in this role: you’ll tactfully motivate and inspire your teams to do their best work, while planning schedules and activities that balance their needs with that of the business.
Another key aspect of the role is to lead on numerous process improvement projects, with the aim of streamlining all activities, both for yourself and the team members you lead. The ideas, innovation and leaps out of the status quo that you come up with could very well be rolled out across the Amazon network: this immense opportunity is yours for the taking.

Job Description
Your role will be pivotal in the overall management, control, organisation and direction of either Outbound or Inbound operational areas of your FC (Fulfillment Center). Your responsibilities will include, amongst others:
· Manage a team of up to 10 with responsibility of a department of 200+ (400 in peak season) employees within a very fast-paced/ time-critical and demanding environment,
· Maintaining Health and Safety standards within your remit area, while promoting and inspiring a culture of safety on-site,
· Become proficient on specific, larger-scale processes and activities within FCs, such as 5S audits,
· In your inventory control and systems environment, you’ll handle meaningful data collection, updating operations metrics on an hourly basis,
· Therefore, you’ll aim to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors and ensure an excellent customer experience,
· Partnering closely with other support teams (HR, Finance, Facilities, Safety and Security, IT) on staffing plans, schedules and performance levels,
· Implement progressive process change and contribute in cross-functional Six Sigma initiatives within your site and the broader Amazon EU Operations network,

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Possess a degree from an accredited institution,
· Previous experience in leading large, diverse teams,
· You possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,
· You’re competent in two or more production or supply chain areas, with an impressive track record in a similar, dynamic logistics, distribution or manufacturing environment,
· You possess the ability to organise details, establish and carry out root cause analysis, and then extract and analyse the data you generate,
· You have English & Polish language (Verbal and written communication, including report writing skills)
· You are ready to work in 4 day shifts – able to manage a business that can operate 24/7 (including nights and weekends). Therefore you should be able and willing to work to flexible schedules/ shifts and commit the time required to get the job done.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s degree,
· You possess a grasp of Kaizen and Lean methodologies and related techniques.
· You embrace change.