Senior Process Expert, Surface Transportation, EU ATS ACES

GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Senior Process Expert, Surface Transportation, EU ATS ACES

Job ID: 2595054 | Amazon UK Services Ltd.

· Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, engineering, or other technical field (or higher) or extensive Amazon experience
· Proven progressive responsibility in warehouse operations, logistics, transportation planning, carrier management, supply chain or related field
· Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
· Exposure to program and project management
· Demonstrable experience managing cross-functional and regional programs influencing different stakeholders' groups
· Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
· Approximately 30-40% travel required


Are you interested in shaping the future of Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) for our Surface Transportation operations? Do you want to work in a large scale organization, but with a start-up feeling? Do you want to create processes, operating models, and drive Amazon network improvements? Do you have a strong passion for continuous improvement and implementing methodologies such as Six Sigma and Lean?
EU Amazon Transportation Services’ ACES (Amazon Customer Excellence System) team is seeking a highly skilled and motivated person as a Process Expert to help develop a world class middle mile process that delivers goods on time at the best cost.
This position will support Amazon Transportation Services and drive operational excellence and project management across the entire EU Fulfillment Center, Sort Center, Air Node, and Delivery Station network. A successful candidate will have experience managing large and complex projects with bias for action needed in a startup environment.

A successful candidate will demonstrate:
· Passion for continuous improvement and developing mechanisms to reduce defects
· Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; owner mentality
· Strong change management and implementation experience, including a demonstrated ability to engage effectively with high levels of management
· Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
· Ability to drive projects from initially ambiguous states
· Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills and ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
· Demonstrated ability to write detailed project and business plans.
· High attention to detail and proven ability to manage competing priorities simultaneously

Key job responsibilities
· Drive network level excellence by designing and implementing systems, metrics and programs that maximize compliance, productivity and continuous improvement.
· Build strong partnership with operations field leaders to identify impact of new business initiatives and successfully integrate and deploy them onsite.
· Engage other Amazon business units globally to share best practices and improve end to end outcomes for Amazon customers.
· Work with technology teams and product managers to develop new tools and systems to support the growth of the business.
· Support to improve the vision, content, and delivery of standard work and ACES Training program.
· Create benchmark standards and audit process
· Analyze and solving operational barriers with a focus on understanding root causes.

About the team
Amazon couldn’t deliver at pace without the Amazon Transportation Service (ATS) team. As part of ATS, you’ll be welcomed into a diverse team that plays a central role in our success. Using air, sea and road transport, as well as sortation centres equipped with the latest technology, you’ll help Amazon’s transport run at maximum efficiency. Our team captures data and uses it to drive decisions. They are key to making Amazon more innovative and efficient.
We put safety first as our people are our priority. And we use the expertise of our people to get packages to their destination.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR


Preferred qualifications are not required to apply for a position at Amazon. If you have all the basic qualifications above, we’d love to hear from you.
· Highly analytical and comfortable with large analyses
· Able to quickly distill down complex operating models and identify opportunities
· Ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level. Credible and impactful both with Senior Operational and Business Leaders as well as on the shop floor
· Writing SQL queries, knowledge of Python, Visual Basic, Tableau or other technical tools

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

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