Night Shift Area Manager
- Maidstone, United Kingdom
At Amazon, our motto is "Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History." This is an exciting opportunity to make history by becoming a key member of a team whose purpose is to solve complex challenges creating unprecedented customer experiences on a daily basis. We're looking for creative leaders with a passion for innovation, a knack for problem solving, and a passion to create world class customer experiences that will change the face of commerce. As Area Manager Night Shift you'll have responsibility for the night shift operation in a Delivery Station, providing leadership to Shift Supervisors, Operations Assistants and Delivery Service Providers, managing external agency relationships and performance. Your will wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that's more start-up than big company. The adopted attitude is that no idea is a bad idea and the best ideas are the ones that should be tested and tried. You will need to thrive and deliver results in an ambiguous, fast paced, dynamic environment. If you have a quality focused, customer obsessed industry background which carries with it experience of working in a fast paced, ever changing and ambiguous environment (for example not restricted to manufacturing, the military or engineering) we'd love to hear from you. The role entails:
Overseeing the operation that focuses on the delivery of Amazon orders direct to customers • Support your team of operational leaders in daily management of the delivery station. This will include allocating labour, leading meetings, assigning job duties and communicating with internal and external suppliers, including agency On Site Managers.
Working to KPIs such as On Time Dispatch, First Time Delivery Success and enhancing customer service.
Thinking analytically about project management with attention to detail, the ability to influence others and exceptional organisational skills.
Being obsessed by metrics and diving deep to find root causes quickly to drive improvements.
Finding practical and simple solutions to complex problems without sacrificing quality or core functionality. Utilizing exceptional problem-solving and communication skills to influence business and technical audiences.
Providing day-to-day support during the rollout/implementation of newer systems/processes and gather feedback.
Mapping business requirements, understanding business process, studying and analysing workflows and designing solutions.
Continuously utilize software and hardware tools to ensure normal day to day operations. Ensuring associates have proper tools to perform the job and coordinate repair or replacement when needed.
Communicate daily metrics and report exceptions to other departments in Operations and throughout Amazon as necessary.
Degree qualification or equivalent.
Knowledge and experience in direct-to-customer fulfilment operations as well as excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, designing process solutions.
A forward thinker, with an ability to manage high levels of ambiguity and thrive on change.
Qualifications in Engineering, Operations, or related fields is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and build partnership relationships with both agency management representatives and their delivery providers.
Experience with performance metrics and process improvement with demonstrable problem solving and analytical skills.
Ability to work for different managers: we move managers around to meet business needs and as our business grows and you must adapt to changes in management.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Direct management experience for employees and their performance.
Willingness to work flexible schedules/shifts/areas
About our rewards We expect you to go the extra mile, but we'll also make sure you're well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary and stock units we offer a whole host of other benefits including an employee discount. There are other, more intangible rewards too. Like our commitment to your development, a refreshing lack of hierarchy, the chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry, plenty of team spirit and an informal atmosphere - suits and ties are few and far between. About us Operations make sure we live up to our promise: to deliver Earth's biggest selection of products around the world come rain, hail or snow. We want to be a company where customers from every country will recognise, value and trust our products and our services. But getting the right product to the right place at the right time - every time - is no easy task. Explore our website - check out the stores, read some customer reviews and learn about our programmes. You can also visit our investor relations and PR sites to have a look at our last annual report and read recent announcements about partnerships and product launches. Yes, we'll expect a lot of you and we'll stretch you constantly with all sorts of challenges. But you'll never feel like you're going it alone. We'll give you all the help you need to do the best job possible and encourage you to develop every day. Plus you'll be part of a supportive team, working with colleagues, learning from them and collaborating to get the job not just done, but done brilliantly. And with all of us behind you, you'll achieve more than you ever thought you Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.
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