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Sr Product Mgr, SC Planning

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for an outstanding Sr. Product mgr., SC Planning Technology whose objective and responsibility will be to build supply chain planning processes and associated system solutions (internal tools and implement 3rd party software) that will adequately address the planning and fulfillment needs for Project Kuiper. You will work cross-functionally with Global Supply Managers, customer teams, system engineers to deeply understand our planning processes and challenges, and develop robust supply chain planning (Demand Forecasting, Buffer and Supply) methodologies and transfer them to system solutions and automation.

We're looking for an individual who innovates and loves solving hard problems. You are a learner and doer at heart, who continuously engages across business, technical and operational teams to achieve amazing outcomes. You will work hard, have fun, and of course, make history!

A day in the life

As a Sr. Product mgr., SC Planning Technology, you will (1) Lead the supply chain planning process design activities and ensure delivery of business mechanisms and system/optimization technologies that support supply chain planning, (2) Develop long term and short term demand forecasting, buffer planning and supply planning strategies and plans. Drive analytical problem solving to improve the inputs for supply planning, (3) Single threaded owner for the implementation of 3rd party supply chain planning software (Blue Yonder, Kinaxis or E2Open) and integration with SAP S/4 HANA. Enable internal tools and bridge enterprise planning system roadmap and implementation.

About the hiring group

Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Job responsibilities

  • Lead the supply chain planning process design activities and ensure delivery of business mechanisms and system/optimization technologies that support supply chain planning.
  • Develop long term and short term demand forecasting, buffer planning and supply planning strategies and plans. Drive analytical problem solving to improve the inputs for supply planning.
  • Single threaded owner for the implementation of 3rd party supply chain planning software (Blue Yonder, Kinaxis or E2Open) and integration with SAP S/4 HANA. Enable 'scrappy tools' and bridge enterprise planning system roadmap and implementation.
  • Works across the supply chain teams to identify, develop and implement process improvements that reduce manual work, simplify communication and provide transparency. Collaborates with product, business and other technology teams across the organization to identify and prioritize solutions and build a solutions roadmap that can be delivered.
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate
  • Present demos, status updates and risk/mitigation strategies and communicate to all levels of leadership, partners, customers and the team.
  • Represent the Supply Chain Technology positions to external teams using your excellent communication skills.
  • Status communication as needed for program (make sure everyone knows what is going on)
  • Analyze performance and identify and lead initiatives that will drive process improvements.
  • Hires and develops a diversified group of top talent. Role will evolve to lead supply chain planning - manage a team of supply chain planners (demand forecasting, buffer planning and TPMs) that delivers programs of high impact, risk and complexity while building and executing integrated plans across multiple teams

Export Control Requirement:

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Functional:

  • Expertise and In-depth knowledge of supply chain planning in the areas of Demand Forecasting, Buffer, Supply and Capacity Planning. In-depth knowledge of Supply Planning concepts like Production planning, Material requirements planning, Long term capacity planning, rough cut capacity planning, resource planning, capacity constraints and scheduling.

Analytical:

  • Ability to analyze supply chain operational data, to identify opportunities, develop insights, perform fit-gap analysis and prepare business case.

Technical:

  • Experience in any of the planning engine (Optimizer, Heuristic etc.) for supply/capacity allocation.
  • Expertise in development - Table based, composite, data modification, Alerts - Monitoring, Hierarchies and Filters, Scenario hierarchy setup to meet process needs, Perspective development for Scenarios, Control Table Configuration, Planning Engine Knowledge, Data Model modification including custom fields and custom tables.
  • 10+ years of experience in supply chain planning, consulting or operations role with proven experience in leading process and systems transformation initiatives
  • 6+ years of product management or systems development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of data analysis including advanced proficiency with Excel, SQL or Tableau.
  • Experience in FMCG/CPG/Retail/Manufacturing industry.
  • Multinational exposure is preferred
  • MBA Operations/Supply Chain/Logistics /Engineering
  • Supply chain planning or inventory management certification

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Redmond , Sr Product Mgr, SC Planning, Other , Redmond, Washington

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