Amazon Corporate LLC AWS Supply Chain Planning Manager in Seattle, Washington

AWS Supply Chain Planning Manager Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 760345 Company: : Amazon Web Services, Inc. Position Category: Supply Chain/Transportation Management Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionAmazon is looking for a results-oriented individual to own supply management for networking hardware that runs the infrastructure powering Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our Supply Chain Managers are experts in their industries who deliver the supply that help drive the explosive growth of AWS. General Work Activities: Create and execute supply strategies for a category, department, or project to meet customer needs Prioritize activities and align with stakeholders to deliver supply globally with a high degree of predictability Manage supplier performance and allocation of material to demands based on priority Be a subject matter expert for the customers, technologies, and markets in which you engage Manage cross-functional projects against plans and objectives to meet commitments and goals Identify and drive realization of opportunities for durable, relative advantage in your category Function Specific Work Activities: Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base opportunities to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit industry developments that benefit Amazon Identify and pursue opportunities to leverage and consolidate the supply base using system level tools and techniques Understand forecasting, demand planning, material/supply/inventory planning, and manufacturing processes/capacity to verify supply commitments Manage supply buffers and allocation to shorten lead times and build resiliency into the supply chain without driving excess Drive supplier improvement initiatives to continually lower risk and reduce lead times Influence suppliers' manufacturing processes, technology decisions, and policies in ways that are mutually beneficial and sustainable for both organizations Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering or business 7 years of experience in supply/in-stock management, forecast/demand/supply/capacity planning, enterprise technology, or electronics manufacturing 3 years of experience in supply management of consumer electronics, electronic components, original design manufacturers (ODM) of networking equipment, personal computers, or servers Preferred Qualifications MBA or advanced degree in engineering or other quantitative disciplines 7+ years of professional experience Broad supply chain experience, such as new product introduction, forecast/demand/supply/capacity planning, and supplier management Strong proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, SQL, Tableau, and statistics software Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answer Ability to think strategically and execute tactically with a bias for action Demonstrated ability to influence at the executive level internally and with suppliers High degree of business ethics and accountability Strong business and financial acumen Experience leading negotiations for complex, mission critical technology Strong communications (verbal and written) skills Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation