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Snr. Eng. Project Manager (m/f)


United Kingdom, United Kingdom


Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online.

The UK Engineering Project Manager provides ongoing support for the Europe capacity expansion projects. The position is a member of the Europe operations engineering team, which is responsible for designing, building, and improving the order fulfillment infrastructure throughout Amazon’s European network. The successful candidate will be a natural self-starter possessing the:

· Ability to design, specify and layout complex MHE systems for fulfillment centers.
· Ability to effectively influence, negotiate, and communicate with internal and external business partners, contractors and vendors.
· Ability to function well in a fast-paced work environment.
· Ability to provide leadership and technical guidance to field personnel – Experience in Lean Manufacturing, six sigma and/or Toyota Manufacturing System.
· Ability to financially justify and deliver complex solutions to capacity restraints.
· Ability to be able to switch from a ‘strategic view’ to a ‘hands on’ approach.
Ability to lead, multi faceted projects involving multiple disciplines in a fast paced


· Lead and coordinate design efforts between internal teams and outside vendors to develop optimal solutions for Amazon’s EU order fulfillment network, including equipment specifications and Fulfillment Centre (FC) layouts.
· Main point of contact between the Engineering group and Amazon’s supply chain team, transferring space requirements into layouts and equipment lists for each EU FC..
· Capital project management to include - Creation of conceptual drawings, equipment specifications and bid documentation to facilitate a competitive bid environment
· Provide frequent on-site monitoring and enforcement of installation schedules and vendor quality with MHE vendors/subcontractors.
· Inspect prospective and completed facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures, ensuring proper follow-up on snagging lists and warranty work
· Provide leadership and coordination between internal departments and MHE vendors for multiple installation sites.
· Develop and manage budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls, purchase orders, and invoicing
· Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance practices are followed for new and existing MHE equipment
· Creating, submitting and tracking the relevant Capex documentation to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget.
· Work very closely with the EU Real Estate, IT and Process teams together with the software and Operations Integration teams to ensure on time project delivery.
· Understand the Operational process in detail, including the all the relevant WMS tools used on a daily basis.


· B.S. Degree in Engineering or related discipline.
· Recognized expertise on equipment design and layout of mechanical handling/conveyance/packaging systems.
· Proven technical leadership experience in development and implementation of large scale, complex projects. - In-depth knowledge of standard industry practices including Lean Manufacturing.
· Ability to travel to installation sites throughout EU
· Excellent working knowledge using MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project, and related software


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