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24 days agoAmazon

Global Supply Manager (GSM)

  • Seattle (King)
  • Teaching

Job description

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost cloud platform that powers thousands of businesses in over 190 countries. AWS’ Infrastructure Supply Chain & Procurement (ISCaP) organization works to deliver cutting-edge solutions to source, build and maintain our socially responsible data center supply chains. We are a team of highly-motivated, engaged, and responsive professionals who enable the core sustainable infrastructure of AWS. Come join our team and be a part of history as we deliver results for the largest cloud services company on Earth!

Amazon is looking for a results-oriented individual to own supply management for networking hardware that runs the infrastructure powering Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our Supply Chain Planning Managers are experts in their industries who deliver the supply that help drive the explosive growth of AWS.

General Work Activities:
· Create and execute supply planning strategies for critical subcomponents used in finished good networking assemblies
· Lead clear-to-build material planning by partnering with electronics ODMs to ensure production material readiness
· Lead supply vs demand scenario planning analyses, including creation of scenario planning models used across subcomponents and finished goods categories
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· Prioritize activities and align with stakeholders to deliver supply globally with a high degree of predictability
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· Manage supplier performance
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· Be a subject matter expert for the customers, technologies, and markets in which you engage
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· Manage cross-functional projects against plans and objectives to meet commitments and goals
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· Identify and drive realization of opportunities for durable, relative advantage in your category
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Function Specific Work Activities:
· Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base opportunities to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and utilize industry developments that benefit Amazon
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· Identify and pursue opportunities to leverage and consolidate the supply base using system level tools and techniques
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· Understand forecasting, demand planning, material/supply/inventory planning, and manufacturing processes/capacity to verify supply commitments
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· Manage supply buffers and allocation to shorten lead times and build resiliency into the supply chain without driving excess
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· Drive supplier improvement initiatives to continually lower risk and reduce lead times
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· Influence suppliers' manufacturing processes, technology decisions, and policies in ways that are mutually beneficial and sustainable for both organizations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· MBA or advanced degree in engineering or other quantitative disciplines
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· Broad supply chain experience, such as new product introduction, forecast/demand/supply/capacity planning, and supplier management
· Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answer
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· Ability to think strategically and execute tactically with a bias for action
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· Demonstrated ability to influence at the executive level internally and with suppliers
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· High degree of business ethics and accountability
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· Strong business and financial acumen
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· Experience leading negotiations for complex, mission critical technology
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· Strong communications (verbal and written) skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Desired profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

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· Bachelor’s or an advanced degree in supply chain, business, engineering, finance or related technical or quantitative field, or additional 4+ years work experience in supply chain or sourcing or procurement of hardware in lieu of a degree
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· 4+ years of work experience in supply chain , planning, procurement, manufacturing or 2+ years with advanced degree
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· 2+ years of experience with data analysis with strong proficiency in tools such as Excel, Pivot Tables, SQL, Tableau, and statistics software,

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