You are responsible for ensuring that you have properly trained people and that their needs are addressed so they can focus on their jobs.
You will ensure Amazon policies including attendance tracking are implemented and administered fairly and consistently. This includes motivating, coaching, reporting, and providing feedback of associates performance including productivity, quality, and safety -
as a means for achieving or exceeding Amazon expectations. The team leader will address discipline and / or performance issues for FC Associates including up to termination.
In addition, you will work in partnership with third party delivery providers to ensure Amazon standards are being met in accordance to service contracts.
Coordinate physical and virtual workflows, or flow of orders and materials to ensure products are shipped on time to meet customer delivery promise
Consolidate information from different sources to determine daily load plan requirements for the facility, then adjusting and executing accordingly.
Monitor system generated routing solutions and provide viable routing solutions and make decisions on deliveries outside of the normal routing matrix.
Lead the order batching strategy to ensure efficiency while protecting customer experience
Allocate labor from various sources, lead meetings, direct and assign job duties for FC Associates
Perform in depth problem solving in all areas to ensure successful and continuous operations
Train, audit, and support FC Associates to perform Amazon standard operating procedures and utilizing equipment and software
Ensure FC associates have proper tools to perform the job and coordinate repair or replacement when needed
Communicate with internal and external suppliers using all communication channels available
Report and escalate systemic issues to management as necessary and in a timely manner
Review and update Standard Operating Procedures according to Amazon practices
Participate in initiatives to ensure Safety and Operational Excellence
Identify, address and resolve safety hazards within the Fulfillment Center
Fully understand processes and daily goals, and make recommendations to improve performance
Perform administrative duties, and additional functions, as needed and determined by management
Support and work in all areas of the Fulfillment Center as required and as determined by site management
Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
Direct management experience for employees in a retail, distribution, or logistics environment
Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and or evenings.
Experience working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Basic understanding of transportation / truckload operations.
Demonstrated ability to use computer and wireless technology
A completed Bachelor s Degree from an accredited university in engineering, operations, or related field.
Experience in transportation industry is a plus.
Strong computer skills using MS office products.
Management of a minimum of 30 employees
Interest in long term career development through assignments in multiple fulfillment centers across the nation
Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to problem solve and prioritize with little guidance
Demonstrated excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of associates and management
Knowledge of existing Amazon Warehouse Management systems or equivalent
Experience leading kaizen or continuous improvement events