Amazon.com Supplier Quality Manager in Seattle, Washington

Amazon Web Services’ Infrastructure Supply Chain and Procurement team is looking for experienced professionals to help build the world’s premier cloud computing platform. We are looking for Supply Chain Managers with Operations and Quality expertise who are capable of operating in a fast paced, ever changing, multi-platform international manufacturing and production environment. Our Networking Operations team works closely with our component manufacturers, rack integrators, internal engineering teams, networking deployment teams and Data Center Operations to monitor and improve the incoming hardware quality of AWS products. They are also responsible for monitoring, reporting and investigating any early-life product failures. This role requires the candidate to be a technical contact and take on full ownership of manufacturing process issues and be a driving force in understanding root cause of defects and gaps in our suppliers processes.

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or similar related field

  • 5+ years of Operations, Supply Chain or Engineering work experience

  • 3+ working with manufacturing suppliers to improve incoming quality of systems

  • Demonstrated ability to drive failure analysis activities to root cause swiftly and accurately

  • Ability to influence cross functionally across engineering, deployment, procurement and external partners

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • MBA or advanced degree in engineering or other quantitative disciplines

    • 3 years of experience in contract or original design manufacture of networking hardware
  • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answer

  • High degree of business ethics and accountability

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Ability to thrive in a startup-like environment

  • Proficient in Chinese/Mandarin

AMZR Req ID: 499146

External Company URL: www.amazon.com