Now Hiring: Area Manager , FC Operations
Hello, we are now hiring.
Amazon is a company of builders. A philosophy of ownership carries through everything we do — from the proprietary technologies we create to the new businesses we launch and grow. You’ll find it in every team across our company.
Every day across the world we develop the ideas, the services and the products that make life easier for tens of millions of customers. From providing Earth’s biggest selection of products to developing ground-breaking software and devices that change entire industries, Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.
Amazon is continually evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and employee ownership and accountability lead to meaningful results. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.
With every order made and parcel delivered, customer demand at Amazon is growing. And to meet this demand, and keep our world-class service running smoothly, we’re growing our Operations team across Europe.
Delivering hundreds of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, our Operations teams possess a wide range of skills and experience. These range from business analysis and inventory management, to team leadership, engineering, transportation and retail. Our network of Customer Fulfillment Centres is supported by Operations Managers, Support Managers and Team Managers. Between them in Print on Demand they take responsibility for the process of fulfilling customer orders through its print on demand facility and inject onward to fulfillment and to our Customers.
Whatever your background or current area of expertise, if you’re motivated by results and driven enough to achieve them, Amazon is a great place to be. We’re all about flexibility: we expect you to adapt to changes quickly and we encourage you to try new things and take your career down different paths. Because it’s only by coming up with new ideas and challenging the status quo that we can continue to be the most customer-centric company on Earth.
About the role:
Amazon is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates to join the fast paced world of Amazon Fulfillment in European Operations as an Area Manager. This will be a permanent role from day one with structured onboarding and plenty of training and support.
An Area Manager is a manager with a bias for action. You will manage day-to-day operations in a print on demand facility and liaise with other departments to ensure a smooth flow of operations. Through your work, you will continuously improve the functionality and level of service that Amazon provides to our customers.
In this role you will lead and develop a team of associates to their full potential, ensuring your team meets performance objectives in order to fulfill and exceed our customers’ expectations. You will learn to carry out a manager’s responsibilities in accordance with Amazon’s policies and procedures; ensuring that standards of discipline are maintained and infringements are handled appropriately.
Furthermore, you will be responsible for measuring, evaluating and improving the processes in the areas of Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics, obtaining and reporting on key metrics data and driving production within your area.
Key job responsibilities
You will be managing aspects of output in your area: people management, metrics, productivity targets, and process improvements. The extent of your duties will include:
Maintain health and safety standards within your area and promote a positive health and safety culture on site.
Lead, manage and mentor a large and diverse team of associates in a specified department within a very fast-paced and high-volume environment. Take responsibility for all HR related activities within the team, including Employee Relations and Time Recording activities.
An undergraduate degree, ideally in Logistics, Business, Management, Operations – or any Engineering discipline
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Flexibility to move around the EU
Evidence of leadership skills – perhaps you were president of a sporting or social club at university or took the lead in charity work or a group project
Previous work experience – a summer job, internship or full- time role; if it’s in an operations or customer-facing environment so much the better
The ability to speak and write another European language, particularly German, French, Italian or Spanish would be an advantage
The personal drive and enthusiasm that makes you stand out from the crowd!