Maintenance Manager

Description strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. We strive to predict the Customer's needs before they recognize they may need our support, create innovative self-help tools, and provide solutions with a mission to be "Earth's most customer-centric company".

The Facilities Manager will lead a team of facilities associates, as well as potentially supervise Facilities Area Managers, and will ensure a safe working environment for all.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Operations team by working in a safe, customer-focused manner; and must be highly self motivated and customer-centric.
  • Develop and design innovative solutions to difficult problems, manage outside contractors and be on call for emergencies.
  • Handle multiple internal and externally sponsored projects and daily activities, manage to and meet deadlines, and develop & track plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals.
  • Work with local site Safety department leadership to understand, implement, and audit safety programs. Ensure that all safety programs and procedures are followed.
  • Develop and maintain preventative maintenance programs and good working relationships with operations leadership.
  • Facilitate technical and safety training, as well as help to develop professional development of departmental facilities associates.
  • Mentor all facilities associates by motivating and providing direction to help them achieve their goals and make a consistent effort to go above and beyond.
  • Develop Facilities department business plans and provide guidance and direction for the successful implementation of those plans.
  • Work with site Finance team to develop, set and track budgets.
  • Participate in and support efficiency improvement Kaizen activities for the site, as well as the network when needed.
  • Develop capital spending plans, facilitate cross-functional project planning and perform cost analysis.
  • Own and promote excellent housekeeping.
  • Participate in weekly network Facilities calls and periodic Facilities Manager offsite conferences.
  • Candidates must have the ability to provide specific, enriched feedback to enhance individual performance, and provide associates with written performance appraisals including discipline and up to termination.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in the distribution or manufacturing field with equivalent experience in the mechanical or electrical field.
  • A completed Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) from an accredited university or 2+ years Amazon experience
  • Ability to travel to various sites as needed.
  • Experience in the following areas:
  • Automated conveyors systems and controls
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Blueprint and electrical schematic reading
  • CMMS programs
  • Preventive maintenance procedures
  • Industrial electrical
  • Industrial controls
  • Industrial electronics
  • Industrial PC literary
  • N.E.C.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with high expectations
  • Thinks big! Proficient data analyst and new processes developer/adapter
  • Proven record of being a self-starter & driving goals with minimal day-to-day supervision.
  • Experienced in material handling equipment and large, complex integrated systems maintenance with strong statistical analysis skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience with 3P maintenance providers
  • Exposure to Lean Concepts, TOC, layout design, cost/benefit analysis, labor productivity analysis (time studies, standardized work), safety/ergonomic/human factors
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project, and SQL
  • MBA or other Master's degree and/or Six Sigma Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Professional Engineering registration a plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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