Sr. Product Manager - Tech, Demand Forecasting

3+ months agoNew York, NY


Amazon has the world's most complex supply chain: we fulfill global demand for hundreds of millions of products at lightning fast delivery speeds. We need your skills in order to optimize our supply chain, with the end goal of delighting our customers. A core part of the operations is forecasting: We forecast the demand of tens of millions of products up to a year into the future. The forecasts are used to automatically order hundreds of millions worth of inventory weekly, decide where to place that inventory, and to establish labor plans for hundreds of warehouses.

Do you want to immerse yourself in machine learning, working with talented team of scientists, engineers, and other product managers to deliver cutting edge supply chain solutions? Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment to deliver results for high priority new business initiatives? Do you want to your work to be transformative to Amazon's supply chain, having a huge impact to company's results?

The Amazon Forecasting team seeks a technical Sr. Product Manager with a strong technical skillset and ability to effectively communicate across multiple organizations. You will work closely with a team of scientists as well as software engineers to build machine learning models that optimize Amazon's systems. You will have the opportunity to learn how to effectively translate business problems into solutions leveraging cutting-edge Deep Learning techniques. The ability to collaborate with and earn trust from engineering and science stakeholders is critical to this role. A successful leader in this role will be able to translate customer problems into solutions in an ambiguous and quick moving environment.

As a product manager in forecasting, you will be responsible for:
• Defining the vision for our products, and working with scientists and engineering to achieve that vision
• Diving into data to understand areas of opportunity, defects, and customer needs
• Working backwards from customers in supply chain and retail to define new products
• Owning the customer backlog and prioritizing deliverables
• Partnering closely with scientists and engineering team on a roadmap for our products
• Communicate and earn trust with our customers in supply chain and the retail business
• Working cross-functionally with multiple other supply chain teams to deliver on new initiatives


• Bachelor's Degree
• 5+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
• Experience with end to end product delivery
• Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
• Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
• Self-starter, strong drive, bias for action and result-oriented with the ability to influence others at both peer and leader level
• Demonstrated ability in root cause analysis, problem solving and project management skills
• History of cross-functional partnership, teamwork and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done
• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Detail orientation with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
• Demonstrated ability to thrive in ambiguous environments
• Highly organized with the ability to manage heavy workloads and multiple tasks


• Master's Degree in a related field
• 5+ years experience working with machine learning and big data

Job ID: Amazon-1092357