Logistics Operations Team Mgr, Project Kuiper Job at Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing Enterprises LLC, Merritt Island, FL

  • Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing Enterprises LLC
  • Merritt Island, FL

Job Description


Project Kuiper is an initiative to increase global broadband access through a constellation of 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO). Its mission is to bring fast, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved communities around the world. Project Kuiper will help close the digital divide by delivering fast, affordable broadband to a wide range of customers, including consumers, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations operating in places without reliable connectivity.

Key job responsibilities
- Support warehousing and transportation activities involving the Payload Processing Facility (PPF) and affiliated sites
- Partner with peers across the organization to ensure your warehousing and receiving processes align with and are standardized with other Kuiper organizational stakeholders
- Update inventory management systems, audit against expected inventory levels, identify and correct anomalies within all systems and processes
- Update dashboards and systems to ensure timely and accurate reporting
- Lead and manage a team of Transportation personnel directly supporting PPF (inbound/outbound, shipping/receiving, inventory and warehousing)
- Provide field support for launch activities when needed
- Review yard operations metrics (On-Time %, Vehicle Down %, etc.) to identify and eliminate waste
- Coordinate and receive shipments involving 3rd party suppliers
- Coordinate trailer or container movements within the PPF Yard
- Ensure PPF fleet vehicles are inspected, and support facility personnel in coordinating maintenance activities as directed
- Support all Amazon/Kuiper safety programs, to ensure best practices are maintained to ensure a safe site for all staff
- Ensure all operations at the site are compliant with US Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations to include CFR Title 49 – Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations
- Interface with PPF personnel and ensure material flow is planned and executed to avoid delay
- Maintain schedule to ensure sufficient staffing to meet PPF demand planning, up to 3 shifts 24/7/366
- Adjust working shift and schedule to maintain effective supervision of personnel and support of all warehousing activities.
- Role requires up to 25% domestic and international travel to support PPF activities

Export Control Requirement: Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

About the team
Here at Amazon we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.
Innovation is part of our DNA. Our goal is to be Earth's most customer centric company, and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of art in space-based systems design and wireless system.


- 2+ years of experience in transportation, logistics, fulfillment, warehousing, planning or operations
- 2+ years of team management experience
- 2+ year(s) of process development/improvement experience
- 2+ year(s) of developing, tracking, and reporting metrics
- Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
- Relevant experience working with the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) in a professional environment
- Ability to pass Kennedy Space Center background checks
- Valid Driver’s license and able to satisfy Amazon driver eligibility criteria
- Ability to obtain and maintain a US Passport
- Ability and willingness to comply with the Government of French Guiana which mandates that travelers receive vaccinations for yellow fever or applicable government exemption
- With or without reasonable accommodations, must be able to lift up to 49 pounds on some occasions, stand/walk for up to 8-10 hours (with breaks), and able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift,

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