Area Manager, FC Team

Area Manager, FC Team

4-7 years
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Job Description

Job Description :
Job summary, Inc. is a US-based multinational electronic commerce company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Jeff Bezos founded, Inc. in 1994 and launched it online in 1995. started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, computer software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys.
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

Amazon is seeking Area Managers for our Fulfillment Centers (FCs). Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.

Four key areas that you'll always focus on are the safety, quality, customer experience, and productivity of your department.
. Review the work forecasts and determine your productivity requirements to produce during the day to meet the overall building objectives.
. Partner with other Area Managers to balance labor ensuring that you are operating a balanced and efficient shift while meeting all of your goals.
. Support all safety programs and compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all associates.
. Proactively identify and lead process improvement initiatives and Lean tools

You and your team of warehouse associates are responsible for getting Amazon customers their orders by managing various functions in the fulfillment center operations. You are responsible for ensuring that you have properly trained people, and that their needs are addressed so they can focus on their jobs.

In addition, one of the most important aspects of your job is to lead change at internet speed. Innovation has made us the global company that we are today.

. Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
. Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency facilities are over a quarter mile in length
. Continual standing and/or walking
. Ability to work in construction /distribution environments that may be noisy, unlit, not air-conditioned
. Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely and without limitation)
. Direct management experience for employees and their performance
. Experience with performance metrics and process improvement (how, when, who)
. Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and/or overnight shifts regularly

Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelors from a reputed university in operations or related field.
  • 4 years of Operations Management experience in manufacturing, production or distribution environment.
  • Must be flexible to work any shift 7 days/24 hours including holidays
  • Supervisory responsibility for a minimum of 100 hourly employees

Preferred Qualifications :
  • BE/B.Tech Engineering
  • Candidates with MBA degree from a reputed institution preferred.
  • Basic/working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred.
  • Advanced Excel (SQL/VBA) skills preferred.

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About Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.

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