Amazon Corporate LLC Instock Manager in Seattle, Washington

Instock Manager Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 729024 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Buying, Planning, & Instock Management Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionAmazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout-you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and go! Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out Technology, which automatically detects when products are taken from the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you're done shopping, you can just leave the store. Shortly after, we'll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Check it out at . The Role: We are looking for a talented, smart, and enthusiastic Instock Manager with a strong customer focus to manage inventory planning, and project management for AmazonGo business. Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats, and work in a highly collaborative environment that's more startup than big company. The Instock Manager will oversee planning and inventory management as well as drive analysis and optimization of inventory management systems and processes to ensure we achieve world class inventory availability and inventory health. Additionally, the Instock Manager will drive initiatives that improve sales, customer experience, and operational performance. The team: We are a small team that is passionate about what we do - we are excited about delivering a great CX to our customers every day. The ISM will work closely with our Category Managers, Tech teams, Product Management, and other Amazon Business units and our vendors to improve customers' in-store experience. Responsibilities: Manage inventory availability and inventory health including: improved in-stock rates, inventory planning and systematic forecasting Partner with internal teams to help create and drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and vendor management workflow Drive process improvement and operational excellence within our vendor community by reducing costs, defects, and lead times, while increasing innovation, automation, and economies of scale Partner with vendor managers in driving sales and profitability growth Drive complex business analysis that identifies opportunities to improve cost structure and profitability Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Business, Retail Planning, Information Systems Management 4+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Planning, or Inventory Management or equivalent experience such as Consulting, Finance, or Operations Superior analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause and identify scalable solutions Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done Advanced Excel skills Familiarity with the principles of statistical inventory control Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves Ability to thrive in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel Preferred Qualifications MBA with a quantitative focus, or advanced degrees in Operations Management, Mathematics/Engineering Strong numerical and analytical aptitude, and high proficiency creating and managing advanced models Strong proficiency in anal