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Senior Instock Manager, Hardlines

Senior Instock Manager, Hardlines

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Job Description

Amazon’s fast growing Hardlines team is looking for a talented, driven, and highly analytical Senior In-Stock manager. We are looking for candidates with passion for innovation, large scale impact and operational improvements with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

A successful candidate in this role will focus on delivering improvements in automation, partnerships with vendors to improve operations while continuously improving operational metrics for the business to support the growth and scale of the category.

You must be willing to challenge the status quo in order to help improve existing processes to improve customer experience.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Deliver maximum product availability in the Hardlines categories ensuing healthy inventory level and optimal supply chain set-up
  • Drive system/process improvements working with technical teams, vendor operations, and inventory management.
  • Work with vendor managers and other team members on expanding selection, executing promotional campaigns, and optimizing sourcing.
  • Prepare and analyze financial metrics to improve efficiency of our inventory position.
  • Be a leader beyond the own categories by giving user input to engineering teams across Amazon
  • Manage large scale data to drive decision making.
  • Manage multiple projects and cooperate with stakeholders – prioritizing, planning and delegating appropriate tasks.
  • Be a passionate category and customer advocate within Amazon.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be a role model in ownership, driving results and moving with speed to implement ideas in a fast-paced online environment.
  • Highly analytical, flexible, action and results oriented, self-starter, capable of turning raw data into information and insights, comfortable with computer databases and tools.
  • An effective communicator and team player working with some of Amazon’s most important partners and vendors, as well as with internal teams.
  • Ability to operate clearly in an dynamic environment; strong ability to influence.
  • Analytical and with numerical skills, advanced Excel user well-versed in Macros, V-Lookups and Pivot Tables.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA with relevant business experience
  • University degree required, ideally in a technical or analytical discipline.
  • Relevant senior experience in inventory planning, operations/supply chain management and/or finance
  • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Trained in process improvement or quality assurance, Kaizen or Six Sigma will be a plus.
  • Highly polished communication skills - speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating
  • A willingness to roll up sleeves to get it done
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.