• Prime Air Site Lead

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/13/2018 9:45 AM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real-world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity.

    Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!

    The Site Leader is responsible for all aspects of operations, and team leadership of flight crews as well as managing the site to achieve flight testing objectives.

    The Site Leader will lead a team of flight crews and support staff, coaching and mentoring the team to ensure that performance objectives are met safely. They will also be the main Point of Contact for airport staff, neighboring tenants, and serve as a representative for Amazon Prime Air.

    • Manages day-to-day relationships with local agencies and authorities.
    • Managing and driving schedules, and implementing new processes
    • Manage a team within a very fast-paced/time-critical and demanding environment.
    • Implements change and/or develop new processes to improve both safety and productivity.
    • Drive a culture of safety and maintain high standards.
    • Maintain excellent 5S and safety audit results and manage with the self-audit process

    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.

    Basic Qualifications

      • Experienced in working as a manager in the aviation industry and possess expertise and a solid understanding of flight operations.
      • Able to demonstrate good business judgment with a track record of successfully delivering quantifiable results.
      • An analytical thinker with project management skills, attention to detail, an ability to influence others, and exceptional organisational skills.
      • Strong in oral and written communication skills with the ability to think clearly, analyse quantitatively, problem-solve, support scope of requirements and prioritise.
      • Able to manage detail, establish root cause and be able to extract and manipulate data
      • Proven in delivering projects within scope, time, budget and quality.
      • Entrepreneurial in mind, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment is crucial
      • Managing and driving production within specified area/s and process improvement through efficiency and change, therefore a strong bias for action is required.
      • Analytical and excel trained with excellent communication skills.
      • Experience with remote-control aircraft/multi-rotor products
      • Driver's license and clean driving record.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 14 CFR Part 61 current Private Pilot license
    • 14 CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
    • Experience with commercial UAS industry
    • 2+ years of RC pilot experience with excellent coordination and execution
    • Experience with FAA rules and regulations
    • Aviation safety experience

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