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Fulfillment & Operations Management

Amazon Operations: Area Manager (Entry Level) - University Fulfillment 2017

Moreno Valley, California
Requisition ID: 419207



Are you looking to become a leader in a global operation that has hundreds of leaders and thousands of employees? Would you like the challenge of delivering continuously improved customer experiences to over millions and millions of customers? Could you assume financial responsibility that impacts both the bottom line and shareholder expectations for a growing Fortune 100 corporation? If you want to be involved in continuing to define the future of online retail, and are dynamic and an organized self-starter, join our team in Amazon Operations as an Area Manager—opportunities nationwide!

Amazon is looking for recent, high-potential college graduates who are ready to do what it takes to be successful in the Operations field. We promise you will have your leadership capacity stretched to its full potential. As a front-line leader, you will have an opportunity to truly invest in others and develop a people-focused leadership style, while mastering the tools, processes, and operations that have created the most customer-centric company on Earth.

As an Area Manager, you will have the opportunity to lead and develop your own team of Amazon Associates; your main focus will be motivating, mentoring and coaching your team. The core of the job will be engaging with your team during a shift to ensure that the highest levels of safety, quality, attendance performance and engagement are maintained. To achieve this, the Area Manager will ensure that their team of Associates have all the tools needed to succeed for any task during a shift. Come learn how the largest online retailer in the world runs its fulfillment and delivery networks!

Locations and Placement
· The position could be located in a Fulfillment Center, Sort Center, or other operations nationwide
· The locations of these buildings are nationwide; the position will likely not be based out of Seattle

Key Responsibilities:
· Lead and develop a team of Amazon Associates
· Communicate policies to Associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency and taking corrective action when needed
· Develop performance goals and objectives to achieve customer promise expectations and ensure accuracy and quality
· Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all Associates
· Ensure procedures are followed for building security and product loss prevention
· Create, manage and support recognition and communication programs
· Partner with the management team to establish and maintain quality control standards

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 building 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
· Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely and without limitation)
Basic Qualifications:
· A completed Bachelor's Degree is required; graduating seniors are eligible to apply
· Willingness to work weekends and/or overnight shifts
· Willingness to work overtime both in peak season and as needed
· Willingness to relocate if needed
· You must also be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications
· Degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain, General Management, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or a related field is a plus
· Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment
· Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
· Adept at analytical work and the ability to motivate others in a deadline-driven environment
· Basic understanding of Lean and Six Sigma (Don’t know but anxious to learn? We’ll teach you!)
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
· Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
The ability to dive deep into data and provide thought-provoking, workable business solutions

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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