Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Product Manager - Supply Chain Optimization Technologies in Seattle, Washington

Senior Product Manager - Supply Chain Optimization Technologies Job ID 489919 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 7/14/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Project/Program/Product Management--Technical Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionInventory Planning and Control (IPC) owns Amazon's global inventory planning systems: we decide what, when, where, and how much we should buy to meet Amazon's business goals and to make our customers happy. We do this for millions of items, for hundreds of product lines worth billions of dollars of inventory world-wide. Our systems are built entirely in-house, and are on the cutting edge in automated large scale supply chain planning and optimization systems. IPC fosters new game-changing ideas, continuously improves, resulting in sophisticated, intelligent and self-learning models. IPC is unique in that we're simultaneously developing the science of supply chain planning and solving some of the toughest computational challenges at Amazon. Unlike many companies who buy existing off-the-shelf planning systems, IPC is responsible for studying, designing, and building systems to suit Amazon' needs. Our program managers have an opportunity to be on the forefront of supply chain development by working on some of the most difficult problems in the industry with some of the best research scientists and software developers in the business, driving our roadmap to deliver real impact on Amazon's long-term profitability. If you're interested in getting closer to the action, IPC is the place for you. As a Senior Product Manager in the IPC team, the individual will be responsible for defining and achieving the vision, the strategy and the development roadmap for both new and existing Supply Chain optimization products that improve our ability to thrill our customers. You will also be responsible for managing the configuration and roll-out of new products and/or additional features and capabilities in existing products, while owning the essential change management that needs to accompany new product deployments. You will be responsible for estabishing creative strategies to track and identify cost savings and impact analysis while optimizing Amazon's inventory to achieve the best experience for our customers at the lowest price. This is a high visibility role that requires partnering with worldwide Retail, Finance and Operations teams to impact our bottom-line. The successful candidate will be a person who has immense bias for action and an excellent ability to deliver results even in the face of strong headwinds. A person who enjoys and excels at establishing and driving complex projects to successful outcomes, partnering with and influencing sophisticated stakeholders and customers, and bringing structure to ambiguous problems and projects. The successful candidate will have strong organizational and influencing skills and uses data to guide his/her decision-making. The candidate will excel at creating effective metrics to identify the financial impact of solutions and helping the business prioritize its project roadmap for best impact. The goal is to improve the Amazon customer experience through improved selection, product availability, and fulfillment reliability while enhancing profitability. Basic Qualifications- Advanced degree in engineering, operations research, mathematics, or computer science - 5-8 years of relevant experience in a technical environment - MBA or advanced degree in finance is a strong plus - Project/product management experience/ financial/cost-benefit analysis - Experience with understanding and documenting complex process flows Preferred Qualifications- Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills - Experience in the design and operation of complex planning systems and processes - Independent and Entrepreneurial showing the ability to work with minimal direction - Advanced prese