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Amazon Pathways | Your fast track to senior management

Are you looking to become a leader in a global Fortune 100 company where you manage people, process, and technology in one of the world’s leading logistics, supply chain, transportation, and fulfillment operations? Would you enjoy the challenge of delivering a continuously improving customer experience to over 285 million customers globally? If the answer is yes, then the Amazon Pathways program may be right for you.

Pathways is a five-year Operations Leadership Development Program designed to rapidly develop talented MBA or Masters-level graduates and high-potential transitioning military leaders with the skills they need to be Amazon General Managers and Directors. Pathways members will develop leadership skills and gain a deep knowledge of the business through a series of progressively challenging assignments across Amazon’s growing supply chain network. Pathways leaders are expected to be mobile and scale with the growth of the business, lead and develop large teams, solve problems with creative solutions, and deliver results on behalf of our customers!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Amazon's ability to innovate on behalf of our customers relies on the perspectives and knowledge of people from all backgrounds.

We believe that building a culture that is welcoming and inclusive is integral to people doing their best work and is essential to what we can achieve as a company. We actively recruit people from diverse backgrounds to build a supportive and inclusive workplace. We take steps to ensure employees have a sense of belonging, value, and opportunity.

We have 12 affinity groups (employee resource groups) with more than 87,000 employees across hundreds of chapters around the world. We actively recruit diverse candidates through our partnerships with historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions and women’s colleges, and we have over 40,000 veterans and military spouses working at Amazon.

STEP 1 - AREA MANAGER

Work in one of our world-class fulfillment/sortation/delivery centers, getting frontline experience as an Area Manager. Kick off your career by managing and directing 50 to 100 associates.

STEP 2 - OPERATIONS MANAGER

Move into the Operations Manager role and gain experience leading managers and teams of 300-500 members, or a new site or business type. Drive improvements in Operational processes and the end-to-end supply chain with the help of technology and engineering teams across Amazon.

STEP 3 - SENIOR MANAGER

Transform into an Operations leader by leveraging analytical skills, operational expertise, and leadership experiences. Step into a Senior Manager position and lead through others to execute on regional or network initiatives. Explore a full range of Operations roles in Supply Chain and Transportation & Logistics.

STEP 4 - DIRECTOR

Graduate from the Pathways Operations Leadership Development Program and emerge as a leader known for operational excellence and "Think Big" ideas that will transform Worldwide Operations. Apply operational subject matter expertise to lead a new business, project, team or site in a specific region.

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