Amazon Go Operations Program Manager Intern
Seattle, WA US
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This role is a 10 week internship starting in the summer of 2018.
Amazon 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 or returned to 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 amazon.com/go. Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, our Just Walk Out Technology uses a variety of technologies including computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earths' most customer centric company and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art in computer vision, machine learning, distributed systems and hardware design.

The Operations Program Manager Intern is responsible for all activities related to manufacturing operations in supplier's factories from build plan, line setup, quality control, to product delivery on schedule and on budget, including day to day communication and management of the manufacturing partners. This person has a business orientation and is responsible for working with internal engineering team and external manufacturing partners on improving production yield to lower our manufacturing costs.

As an Operations Program Manager Intern you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to create and design innovative products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and manufacturing. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

Job Requirements:
* Working towards a bachelor's degree with a graduation date between December 2018-June 2019
* Willingness to work overtime both in peak season and as needed
* Willingness to relocate to Seattle, WA
* Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
Program Quick Facts & Locations:
* The position will be located at Amazon Headquarters in Seattle, Washington
* Term: 10 weeks during the summer of 2018
* Benefits: Competitive Salary, Relocation and Housing Assistance
* Opportunity: An offer for full time employment may be given after the internship
Key Responsibilities:
* Drive Standard Work and Continuous Improvement through an intern project
* Liaison between manufacturing factory and team in Seattle monitoring, managing and driving the factory to assure goals / schedule is being met
* Communicate build plan and verify ready-to-build from both materials and factory manpower perspectives
* Assist in driving solutions to reduce and eliminate any issues preventing meeting product delivery schedule, including assisting in sourcing materials and training factory staffs as required
* Help with report generation and distribution





BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
* Currently working towards a bachelor's degree with a graduation date between December 2018 and June 2019


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Working towards a bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
* Proficient in Excel and Word.
* Experience with LEAN manufacturing preferred
* Previous manufacturing experience in prototype, engineering, and production builds (line set-up, quality control, build plan, yield enhancement, and delivery schedule)
* Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
* Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
www.amazonfulfillmentcareers.com

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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