• Sr. Operations Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/28/2018 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    735172
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    We’re developing the future of transportation that will solve extreme-scale, real world challenges. If you are seeking an iterative, fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation and apply state-of-the-art technologies, this is your opportunity. Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!

    You must be a natural self-starter who is comfortable supporting large, complex cross functional projects. You must have a true hands-on approach, strong project management skills, and be an effective communicator. This position involves regular communication with senior management. The engineer will be responsible to plan, organize, implement and manage capital and process improvement initiatives across facilities to ensure safe, economical, and effective use of materials, energy, and people. Successful candidates will have prior engineering experience in industrial engineering, complex material handling equipment, robotics, and aviation.

    This individual will provide leadership in managing the process and working across multiple internal and external customers. The Operations Industrial Engineer would be agile with the ability to change plans and keep driving relentlessly. This individual needs to be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization in order to be successful.

    Responsibilities include:
    · Plan and design systems that increase operating efficiency and critical-to-quality (CTQ) business needs by improving integration of people, materials, equipment, software, and finance
    · Recommend and implement changes to site layout, material flow, process design, and labor planning.
    · Own Project management and Process Improvement Pilots from conception to completion
    · Set clear goals and lead a cross-functional team to achieve those goals
    · Conduct and lead project meetings with Sr. Management
    · Assessing and optimizing the processes and equipment

    Basic Qualifications


    · Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (any discipline) or foreign equivalent, OR a related field.
    · 5+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupation of Manufacturing/Process/Industrial Engineering, Design/Innovation, Research & Development, or related.
    · Experience with complex automated material handling equipment, and systems including robotics and high-speed manufacturing.
    · Simultaneously manage multiple high visibility projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors and vendors.
    · AutoCAD/3D modelling, Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, and MS Project)
    · Some travel may be required

    Export Control License: This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Master’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, in particular) or foreign equivalent, and at least five years of progressive responsibility experience in the specialty.
    · Experience with process design based on Six Sigma, and Lean Principles.
    · Proficiency with concepts like system architecture, optimization, system dynamics, system analysis, statistical analysis, reliability analysis, and decision making.
    · Experience in using advanced simulation modeling tools (Flexsim, Arena, Simio, etc)


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