Amazon

Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job ID 
634866
Location 
IN-TN-Chennai
Posted Date 
17-05-2018
Company 
Amazon Transportation Services (Tamil Nadu)
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Job Description:
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers

Amazon is seeking Operation Manager for its Transportation team.

In this role you will be responsible for Setting up the delivery infrastructure in the city which includes identifying the locations for delivery stations and ensure rapid growth in the delivery infrastructure throughout the city.

Essential Functions
  • Defining, building and responsible for the execution of transportation processes, right from FC to customers and leveraging our Delivery center network.
  • Responsible for Hiring, training and building up a highly motivated workforce for the delivery teams, with support from HR and training team , to meet the operational requirements for the city , continuously meeting the high bar on quality and productivity.
  • Ensure enough bandwidth in citywide delivery team for peak time delivery management.
  • Coordinate with Finance, CS, FC and Projects team to matters related to city operations.
  • Conduct the performance appraisals of the Delivery Center Managers and mentor them for handling efficient operations.
  • Continuously improve the delivery process and attain a sustained level of delivery performance standard. Initiates improvements to enhance quality standards, reduce waste, and eliminate unnecessary work.
  • Analysis of the data reports to identify performance bottlenecks and improve the performance.
  • Implement the formal process control and process improvement mechanisms such as Kaizen
Essential Skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities and people management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure situations
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to communicate and explain to individuals & the team, what needs to be done for the Delivery Center /Amazon to achieve its objectives. Listening skills: Gains input and commitment from all involved in delivering their specific part.
  • Ability to set and achieve timelines for tasks: Set realistic and stretching performance expectations for self and others. Regularly reviews progress and acts to ensure optimal results for the business.
  • Strong Bias for great customer service: Engage the Team in developing their understanding of Customer Experience and knowledge of what Customers actually needs/expects.
  • High Ownership: Follows through to ensure the delivery of changes/solutions/services that fulfill the Customer’s needs.
  • Analytical Skills: Effectively analyse and interpret information, identifying & validating the key facts, including reviewing alternatives to determine advantages and associated risks.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Graduation.
  • Experience in logistics desirable and the experience in courier industry highly preferred
  • People management experience. Experience in handling field team is highly desirable.
  • Experience in handling live operations preferred (wherein real-time decision making capability & bias for action is a must)

Preferred Qualifications


  • MBA desirable.
  • Experience in process improvement preferred with additional benefits for knowledge of specific methodologies such has Six Sigma, Kaizen etc.
  • Knowledge of city topography and road network is an added advantage