Senior Manager, Innovation & Design Engineering, Worldwide Design & Engineering Job at Amazon, Nashville, TN

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  • Amazon
  • Nashville, TN

Job Description

Description

Amazon is now searching for an innovative and solutions-oriented engineering manager to drive global initiatives of developing and delivering next generation, world-class fulfillment and transportation systems.

If the notion of mentoring the world’s brightest talent to their full potential excites you; if the idea of using groundbreaking technologies to develop fulfillment and logistics systems in the multi-national juggernaut that is Amazon has your attention, then keep reading.

As the Senior Manager of Innovation & Design Engineering, you will guide some of the most talented engineers in the design and development of physical fulfillment systems around the globe. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing teams that are capable of creating high-performance physical systems, a strong technical problem-solving ability, excellent project management skills, and an internal motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced, and often ambiguous environment.

Senior Managers at Amazon are tasked with developing and mentoring the next generation of managers in our company. Your management abilities will be put to the test in our environment. Amazon’s culture encourages innovation and expects engineers and managers alike to take a high level of ownership of the solution of complex problems.

Key Job Elements

Invent, design, and implement engineering solutions to complex material flow/transformation and human/machine efficiency problems throughout the global Amazon supply chain.

  • Manage and coordinate design and innovation efforts to develop optimal solutions for the fulfillment and transportation network through equipment specification, material flow, process design, site layout, and intellectual property considerations.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams and external vendors to generate high-quality, cost-effective solutions in very short periods of time.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors and vendors.
  • Provide technical management for large-scale engineering projects
  • Effectively communicate the vision, detailed roadmap, and specific technical solutions to make a compelling business case with senior executives.

Key job responsibilities

Invent, design, and implement engineering solutions to complex material flow/transformation and human/machine efficiency problems throughout the global Amazon supply chain.

  • Manage and coordinate design and innovation efforts to develop optimal solutions for the fulfillment and transportation network through equipment specification, material flow, process design, site layout, and intellectual property considerations.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams and external vendors to generate high-quality, cost-effective solutions in very short periods of time.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors and vendors.
  • Provide technical management for large-scale engineering projects
  • Effectively communicate the vision, detailed roadmap, and specific technical solutions to make a compelling business case with senior executives.

A day in the life

Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Maternity and Parental Leave Options
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bellevue, WA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (any discipline) or foreign equivalent, OR a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupation of Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, or relate
  • 5+ years experience managing a successful team of engineer
  • Experience must involve technical management for large-scale engineering project
  • Experience with complex Material Handling Equipment and packaging lines or process design

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Engineering (any discipline), Operations, or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in the specialty.
  • Experience with complex automated material handling equipment, packaging technologies, and systems including robotics and high-speed manufacturing.
  • Experience with process design based on Lean Principles.
  • Capital project management skills.
  • Design-in-Safety experience
  • Proficiency with concepts like system architecture, optimization, system dynamics, and using statistics and reliability metrics to solve problems.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $138,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $269,100/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A2544741#J-18808-Ljbffr

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, For contractors, Seasonal work, Worldwide,

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