The Operations Manager has complete responsibility for inbound operations, outbound operations or a functional process responsibility within the fulfillment center on a specified shift or across multiple shifts.
Responsibilities: * Lead and supervise a team of Area Managers (2-5 front-line supervisors depending on location) and 100-300 hourly associates in outbound or inbound operations within the Fulfillment Center. * Responsible for the overall safety, quality and performance and customer experience of the shift. * Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. * Accountability for meeting and exceeding operational goals. * Strategic planning and forecasting; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; resolve problems; and address staffing needs. * Mentor, train and develop teammates for career progression and learning * Ability to develop and share best practices across the shifts and network.
This position requires a candidate with the proven ability to drive process improvements and the ability to keep pace with our explosive growth while motivating others to meet the challenges of an extremely deadline-driven environment.
Additional Job Elements: * Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each * 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 * Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours * Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation * Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely and without limitation)Basic Qualifications: * A completed Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or 2+ years Amazon experience * Direct management experience for a salaried employee population and its performance * Experience with performance metrics, process improvement, and Lean techniques(how, when, who) * Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and/or overnight shifts regularly Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.