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Operations Industrial Engineer – Standard Work, Operation Engineering

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United States
Base Salary
69k-126k USD

Job Description

Amazon created one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world, from the introduction of Amazon Prime, to the use of advanced technology for package delivery, Amazon consistently drives change from the front of the pack.
Amazon is searching for an innovative and solutions-oriented Industrial Engineering (Standard Work) Program Manager who is able to collaborate effectively with internal and external technical teams and be responsible for implementation and maintenance of Standard Work Program.
In this role you will be responsible for benchmarking current practices, establishing and/or creating best practices, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing programs through the engineering analysis-to-release cycle.
The person will possess a strong engineering and program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well-rounded technical background in current MHE technologies and storage solutions. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an innovative environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in, and get the job done.
Come help us make history!

Key job responsibilities
•Manage, design, and drive implementation of large-scale programs across multiple fulfillment building types.
•Work closely with internal customers, cross-functional teams to develop the scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, and timing for new initiatives
•Strategize, implement, and maintain standard work program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives (Safety, Quality and Delivery)
•Identify and communicate opportunities for design and specification improvements
•Develop and simplify processes and tools to improve execution efficiency across multiple programs
•Develop process tools and define Operations Engineering project lifecycle procedures, project plans, work instructions.
•Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design and execution and process problems.
•Drive standards and consistency across North America capital execution projects
•Create and communicate meaningful high-level reports to leadership regularly
•Ability to travel up to 50% to interact with internal and external business and technical leaders

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:
1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options
3. Paid Time Off (PTO)
4. 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 skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other relatable Engineering field
- 4+ years of experience as a project engineer, process engineer, project manager, manufacturing engineer or related occupation
- Experience with complex Material Handling Equipment or large equipment design, install, or program engineering based on Lean Manufacturing or Toyota Manufacturing System
- Experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project and Outlook.
- Experience with CAD software (AutoCAD, REVIT, BIM 360, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

- Directly managed and responsible for large automation project budgets
- 3+ years of experience with material handling elements such as high-speed sortation, multiple conveyor subsystems, package lines and/or robotic work cells
- Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics and/or fulfillment/distribution centers
- General knowledge of FC operations
- Experienced with change management processes
- Experience in Technical Writing
- Integration of AI

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

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $68,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $126,400/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Advice from our career coach

To succeed in this Industrial Engineering (Standard Work) Program Manager role at Amazon, you must possess strong engineering and program management skills, be able to lead medium to large projects, and have a well-rounded technical background in MHE technologies and storage solutions. Here are some specific tips to stand out as an applicant:

  • Highlight your experience managing large-scale programs and working with cross-functional teams
  • Showcase your ability to develop standard work program initiatives that align with organizational objectives
  • Demonstrate your skills in identifying opportunities for design and process improvements
  • Emphasize your experience with engineering project lifecycle procedures and developing process tools
  • Illustrate your ability to drive standards and consistency across projects and deliver high-level reports to leadership
  • Include any experience with material handling elements, Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, and change management processes

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