Sr. Capacity Planning Manager

3 days agoBellevue, WA


Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) is looking for a Capacity Planning Manager within the North American Sort Center (NASC) Long Term Planning team. Our team owns the Planning process and the analytics for both US and Canada sort center networks. The Amazon managed transportation network continues to grow in scale and complexity. As we onboard multiple new businesses through the middle mile transportation network - scalable solutions for future business needs, influencing change in our current processes and solutions to increase automation, and adaptation to complexity and ambiguity are critical to success.

We are looking for a strong leader to own our long term planning cycles and to help us design our network to support the Amazon speed and other transportation initiatives. This role will require you to work cross functionally and understand the long term requirements of the all programs that leverage the sort centers. This is a high impact and visibility role, as it requires recommending the future build plans and the capital investment needed for sort centers. As a part of the planning process, you will be interacting with senior-level audiences (including directors and VPs) from both internal and external teams mainly to get their alignment to the recommendation. The role will offer unique opportunity to develop the best-in-class middle mile network for the North American Sort center network to deliver high quality customer experience while minimizing cost and improving fulfillment speed. Besides the planning side, the role offers you to work on the Operations Research based planning tools and partner with research scientists to define new tools or improve existing.


  • Owning the operational planning cycles for NASC network
  • Collaborating with multiple stakeholders within ATS team (Sort Centers, Line Haul, Amazon Air, Finance) and outside ATS (AMZL, NA Transportation, AMXL etc) teams
  • Working with Sr Leadership (VP level) from various partner teams to drive alignment with business stake-holders
  • Deep diving the gaps within planning tools/products and partnering with Operations Research Scientists team to address them


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Engineering, or other technical field from an accredited university
  • 3+ years of industry experience in operations, general management, distribution systems, or engineering fields
  • Data-Driven quantitative and qualitative analysis experience
  • Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams


  • MBA, equivalent masters degree
  • 5+ years of project/program management
  • Experience with advanced data analysis programming (i.e. SQL, R...)
  • Strong knowledge on OR based modelling and advanced statistics
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically
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Client-provided location(s): Bellevue, WA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1452577

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