At Amazon, we are striving to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.
If you like to help us build a world-class delivery experience, this is your chance to make history. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join as a Transportation Manager in our Turkey Transportation team.
You will play a key role in developing a leading position for Amazon’s transportation portfolio by owning and managing the transportation performance of Amazon and our transportation related projects.
On top, you will align with multiple internal stakeholders, which is why we expect you to like the exposure and negotiations.
Within the Transportation team, you will handle challenging operational projects that will require a deep analysis of our distribution network, hands-on problem-solving mentality, and a tenacity to execute solutions that will impact short term and long term operations.
You will closely work with functional teams to achieve best in class solutions.
You will drive performance measures, find solutions to complex logistics problems, pursue strategic, commercial, and operational initiatives, and manage innovation projects together with our carriers and across our constantly expanding European Fulfillment Network.
Finally, you will be dealing with the inevitable challenges that come with continuous, rapid growth and a dynamic environment.
The position is located in Istanbul Turkey.
Key responsibilities :
Track existing transportation network and day to day operations in order continuously assure the best delivery experience.
Think, act and invent on behalf of customers to continuously improve transportation performance.
Drive strategic initiatives to enhance Delivery Experience.
Support and lead Delivery Experience projects and new product launches, ensuring Amazon raises the bar for transportation speed and quality.
Ensure all aspects such as processes, operating procedures and automation are properly configured.
Drive analytical thinking by means of diving deep into key performance indicators and anecdotes. Assure continuous monitoring, reporting and improvement of performance using continuous dive deep.
Support market research, RFI, RFQ processes to source new carriers where the existing carrier pool is insufficient.
Ensure proper contract management and contract compliance for existing and new carriers / partners.
Support forecast improvement initiatives and ensure it is shared with carriers and fulfillment centers on a regular basis
Oversee overall transportation costs, making sure they are in line with company objectives
Maintain and improve communication channels with carriers / partners, internal functions and fulfillment center.
Coach and guide team members in order to establish a work culture in line with Amazon s leadership principles.
Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Business, Economics, Logistics, or similar field
8 years of experience in Transportation, Supply Chain, Engineering or Production, preferably in a similar role within a high-volume logistics, manufacturing or engineering environment
Excellent commercial understanding and an outstanding customer orientation
Ability to drive complex analyses and making data-driven decisions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to simplify complex topics for broad audiences
Fluent written and spoken Turkish, English
People management experience
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment
Team oriented and able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally
Drive and ability to assume end-to-end ownership
Master level degree or higher preferred
Enhanced knowledge with operations and supply chain management concepts, e.g. forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics, gained through work experience
Proficiency in analytical tools such as data-warehouse tables; UNIX, SQL, Visual Basic