Sr. Engineering Program Manager - Nashville/seattle W/ Travel

3+ months agoBellevue, WA


Amazon is seeking an experienced and detail oriented Engineering Program Manager to support project planning and execution for the continued capacity expansion of the North American Transportation network. The primary role of this individual in this Project Management team is to drive capacity projects to completion keeping them on schedule. Successful candidates will be natural self-starters with Engineering project management experience working with each phase of the project life cycle including requirements, fulfillment design, planning, execution, and hand off.
This individual will work with Capacity Planning to validate project requests, work with Engineering Design to coordinate proposals and milestone schedules, work with Procurement to help release purchase orders, work with field teams to coordinate kick off meetings and any project phasing, and work on mitigating any project risks. This individual needs experience in leading meetings with a variety of technical and non-technical teams, leading vendor scorecard meetings to manage their performance, managing and maintaining project trackers and provide weekly status updates to leadership teams and all the working teams.

• Facilitate/run weekly alignment meetings on network projects as well as program specific updates

• Escalate milestone level project issues that are impacting project schedules

• Initiate/facilitate major project kick-offs and support handoff from planning teams to execution teams

• Drive/follow up on milestone level delays

• Facilitate/run Material Handling vendor Project Management scorecard calls for both network and site specific projects

• Manage vendor relationships and performance (Material Handling, Storage, etc.)

• Partner with critical planning teams on project milestones (Real Estate, Capacity, Capital, Design, Startup, Robotics)

• Inputs and coordination with Real Estate construction, Robotics, and Material Handling vendors on First Access details

• Update/maintain weekly network Engineering Project Tracker, and support Resource tracking

• Support Build Plan presentations

• Report out bi-weekly engineering project updates to Senior Leadership, planning, and execution teams

• Review Material Handling and Storage proposals for acceptable milestone schedules

• Inputs and support on better Project Management tools and processes

• Miscellaneous support tasks (work orders, invoice issues, tracker printouts, etc.)


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business
• Experience leading projects and interacting with cross-functional teams
• 5+ years of experience in complex project management and implementation
• 5+ years of experience leading large scale programs


• MBA or Master's Degree or other advanced degree in Engineering or related field
• Experience in managing material handling design and implementation programs
• Fulfillment/Distribution design, planning, execution experience
• PMP certification
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Superior communication skills including proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office including Project and Excel
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P ursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Columbia, SC: This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

State of Colorado: The pay range for this position in Colorado is $96,700-$160,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Job ID: Amazon-1415103