Senior Instock Manager in Mexico City, Mexico

Amazon is looking for a smart, motivated, driven Sr. Instock Manager for an Amazon international expansion project. The Instock Manager will be responsible for developing and executing best practices in managing inventory to maximize sales, margin and inventory turns. He or she will have responsibility for ensuring all inventory systems and processes are meeting the needs of the business and implementing controls around these processes, including helping us improve our automation rates. Lastly, they will own driving improvement in inventory availability, increasing inventory efficiency and improving purchasing efficiency.

A successful candidate possesses superb business judgment, instock or operations management experience, the ability to dive deep, uncover root causes, and find and execute smart solutions. They will excel in analytics, including experience generating and managing forecasts, reports, and analyses. The position requires an individual who can work autonomously in a demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and effective prioritization

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Managing relationships with vendors to ensure a reliable and operationally effective flow of goods

  • Forecast and manage efficient inbound and outbound inventory flows and health, including forecasting, purchasing, and managing down unproductive inventory

  • Measure and improve vendor lead times, reduce operational defects, and improve systems to streamline operations between vendor partners and Amazon.

  • Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues, develop action plans and project manage improvements

  • Work with internal teams to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and vendor management workflow, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or a Supply Chain discipline or certificate of completion of studies

  • 5+ years consulting, supply chain, inventory management, retail or project management experience

  • 3-5 years of experience managing large data sets and Excel

  • Fluency in English/Spanish

  • MBA preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong project management and negotiations capabilities

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth category environment

  • SQL, VBA or other programming language

  • Supply chain, operations and inventory management experience/knowledge

  • Strong ownership, bias for action, and discipline in establishing and improving processes

  • Strong data analysis, problem solving and project management skills

Please provide English language resume.

AMZR Req ID: 544794

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