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UK Senior Engineering Project Manager (f/m)

Amazon

Hertfordshire (Hemel Hempstead), United Kingdom

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At Amazon we believe that Every Day is still Day One!
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people.
We are looking to hire a talented and committed Senior Engineering Project Manager for our growing Engineering team to play a critical role in managing Amazon's fast growth and technology innovation needs.
A day to take a first step, and to look forward to new challenges. It's your day to be part of something great, to make your ideas come to life. Join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon.
External Role Description:
Amazon is seeking an experienced and business oriented Senior Engineering Project Manager to lead the capacity, capital planning and project execution for the continued expansion of our EU fulfillment network. Successful candidates will have strong level of ownership and be highly motivated individuals who have Engineering Program and Project Management experience. The role will understand the details of an Amazon Fulfillment Center design, implementation, modeling, estimation and managing new Fulfillment Center start-up’s. This individual will provide leadership in managing the build specifications; pre-contract work, internal teams and vendor relations.

This individual will be responsible for managing critical path and helping other teams deliver network capacity on time. The Senior Engineering Project Manager will drive, invent and simplify strategy, will have high work capacity while being detailed oriented, agility in managing business changes, and ownership in driving the initiatives. 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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications:
Work with internal Amazon teams and external vendors to deliver CAPEX projects and innovations to win business:
· Lead overall end-to-end project delivery including resources, CAPEX, schedule and vendor management.
· Conduct multiple weekly standing meetings with internal teams and vendors to plan and track deliverables.
· Evaluate and simplify current working procedures and improve organization team structure.
· Lead technical design reviews and propose design solutions for material handling and storage solutions that meet both business needs and leverage global design standardization.
· Create, submit and track the relevant Capex documentation to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within budget and best overall value.
· Deep dive on technical details and lead problem resolution on a need basis.
· Communicate project status, drive and elevate decision making and help requests.
· Lead critical path schedule items and escalate to leadership on potential risks and delays.
· Assist in engineering capacity management for EU.
· Assist in providing equipment projections to procurement and partner for best value and competition.
· Coordinate information between various teams in the organization.
· Own and develop technology innovations and solutions on a need basis.
· Work very closely with the Real Estate, IT and Operations teams from project start to end.
· Ability to understand Operational processes.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications
· B.S. or Master Degree in Engineering or science/technology University degree.
· Proven technical leadership experience in development and implementation of large scale, complex projects.
· Flexibility to travel up to 50% across projects in Europe.
· Excellent working knowledge using MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project and related software.
· Fluency in English required. Ability to speak other EU languages is a PLUS, and specifically the local language. (NOTE: Write Local language depending on location of Open Req.)


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