Sr. Product Manager - FBA Demand
Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Job ID: 1161073 - Amazon.com Services LLC Have you ever ordered
a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrives you
wonder how it got to you so fast? Wondered where it came from and
how much it would have cost Amazon. If so, The Amazon Topology Team
is for you.
We build systems to peer into the future and estimate the
distribution of tens of millions of products every week to Amazon's
warehouses in the most cost -effective way. The Amazon Topology
team does end-to-end supply chain estimation and optimization. This
includes determining the number and placement of types of Amazon
facilities, and how they should be configured and connected. There
are thousands of facilities ranging from million-square-foot
Fulfillment Centers with thousands of robots down to inner-city
Prime Now facilities fulfilling orders within hours. If you are
interested in diving into a multi-discipline, high-impact space
this team is for you.
The Amazon Topology team is looking for a product manager to lead
global adoption of FBA inventory forecasting systems using
mathematical modeling, simulations and data analysis. This role
will work on highly visible strategic projects that will influence
business critical decisions. Our existing tools were designed with
the US in mind. We need the expertise of a self-starting PM to
identify and provide recommendations to address the gaps and
onboard global customers to our FBA forecasting systems.
The ideal candidate will have excellent statistical and analytical
abilities, outstanding business acumen and judgment, intense
curiosity, and superior written and verbal communication skills.
S/he will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to
think big and be creative (while paying careful attention to
detail), and enjoys working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. To
be successful in this role, you should have broad skills in
understanding FBA supply chain and business problem solving, be
comfortable dealing with products involving large and complex data
sets, have experience writing documents explaining product outputs
to enable business decisions, driving adoption and gathering
feedback across different customers and stakeholders, developing
vision and requirements for existing and new products. You should
be adept at leading cross-functionally across supply chain planning
teams, Product Managers, Program Managers, Business Intelligence
Engineers, Technical Engineers, Ops Engineering, Finance, and SCOT
in order to evolve our products and drive adoptability by
explaining our models and recommendations to customers and senior
Key Responsibilities include:
-- Work backwards from customers to perform gap analysis, develop
vision, and drive solutions to evolve our forecasting systems to
meet the need of our global customers and onboard them to our
-- Work across teams with different stakeholders to prioritize and
deliver FBA inventory predictions, analysis, and
-- Understand, explain and write-up prediction model outputs and
plan recommendations to drive adoption among business customers and
Sr. leadership in various geographies (Supply chain execution,
S&OP, FBA planning and business teams, and Finance)
-- Collaborate with customers and stakeholders to understand and
document use cases, feature requests, up-stream/downstream
dependencies, customer feedback, and pain points.
-- Collaborate with the team to drive automated data integrity
tests, output validation, results summary, and bridging analysis in
a way that facilitates expansion to our global customer base (EU,
JP, IN, MX, BR).
-- Support development and maintenance of end-to-end customer
documentation for FBA products and models covering all nuances.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS -- Bachelor's degree in business, supply
chain, mathematics, finance, statistics, economics, or other
-- 5+ years of relevant work experience in a role requiring
cross-functional product/program management and analytical
-- 1+ years of experience extracting data using SQL
-- 2+ years of advanced Microsoft Excel skills
-- Ability to clearly communicate product vision and model results
to the stakeholders and senior management as required
-- Self-driven, with demonstrated ability to deliver in ambiguous
-- Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills
-- Experienced working in a fast-paced, high-tech environment and
comfortable navigating conflicting priorities and ambiguous
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -- Master's degree or higher in business,
supply chain, or related field; MBA preferred.
-- Familiarity with supply chain management concepts including
planning, forecasting and optimization gained through work
-- Previous experience with FBA business
-- 1+ years of experience as a PM in Amazon.
-- Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated
experience engaging and influencing cross-functional stakeholders
and senior executives.
-- Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated
ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
-- Experience in gathering customer feedback and formulating
requirements for product development.
-- Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard
data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive
-- Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work
in a deadline-driven work environment, high attention to detail,
and ability to multitask.
-- Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss business
concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal
and external partners.
-- Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines with product,
engineering, research, supply chain, and operations management
counterparts to deliver products/services.
-- Strategic, analytical, and executional aptitude.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women /
Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation /
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