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Senior Manager, Transportation Network

Senior Manager, Transportation Network

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Job Description

The EU Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) team is seeking an experienced, innovative, hands-on, and customer-obsessed Senior Manager who can drive innovation and execution in middle mile transportation networks. As a leader on the ATS team you will be responsible for optimizing the European Linehaul network to meet quality and efficiency goals and to align with the strategic network plan.

The role requires working with internal and external business teams and hauliers to develop solutions that optimize our transportation network by improving the cost structure, service levels and quality of the program. The position will be responsible for designing solutions; developing business cases and managing projects from design to production. You will act as the primary contact in supporting ATS business teams and senior leadership by conducting industry research, valuation analyses, due diligence, creation of strategic presentations/recommendations, and both internal and external relationship building.

To be successful in this role, you need a passion for making data driven decisions which will have direct impact on customer experience. Some keys to your success are the ability to be an effective communicator to various audiences. The ability to remain flexible and adapt to learning new tools and systems is instrumental in your role on the team. Our environment is deadline driven, fast paced, and requires you to be detail-oriented and comfortable interacting and working with multiple teams (business and technical).

Basic Qualifications

· Completed Bachelor’s degree in: Supply Chain, Transportation, Engineering, Logistics or similar field
· 7+ years of experience managing cross-functional programs of more than $100MM and involving 10 or more internal/external customers
· 7+ years of experience developing and/or managing linehaul transportation services
· Ability to travel up to 50% time to meet with hauliers
· Fluency in English is required

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA preferred
· PMP certification
· Experience in using SQL and databases in a business environment
· Six Sigma certification and understanding of Lean Engineering processes
· Financial background is a plus
· Fluency in German, French, or other European languages

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