Amazon is seeking an experienced and business-oriented EU Engineering Project Manager to coordinate the planning and execution of highly complex logistic process automation and storage projects for the continued expansion of our EU fulfilment network. Ideal candidates will have Engineering Program and Project Management experience combined with an established technical problem-solving ability. The role will understand all aspects of an Amazon Fulfilment Centers while focusing on its automation technologies (conveyance, sortation, and robotics) and storage solutions. This person will be responsible for planning, designing and delivering state-of-the-art material handling systems and innovations while coordinating internal teams and external contractors in order to effectively launch new Fulfilment Centers and expansions in existing sites. Amazon’s culture encourages an entrepreneurial approach and expects engineers and managers alike to take a high level of ownership in solving complex problems in a fast-paced environment. The role will be based in Luxembourg, Berlin or Munich with 50% of time traveling to other EU countries.
- End-to-end ownership for large-scale engineering projects (planning, feasibility, design, installation, commissioning and qualification, launch support).
- Coordinate critical path items, dive deep on technical details and provide innovative solutions to resolve issues.
- Assess and communicate project status, escalations on potential risks and delays across multiple teams.
- Prepare and conduct weekly standing meetings with internal teams and external vendors/contractors to plan and track deliverables.
- Lead technical design reviews and propose design solutions for material handling and storage solutions that meet both business needs and global design standards.
- Assist in providing equipment specifications and technical support to procurement and other businesses.
- Collaborate closely with various internal teams such as World-Wide Engineering, Construction, Operations, Reliability Maintenance Engineering, IT and Procurement
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, other technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
- Project management experience in a large organization, working on feasibility, design and deployment in a global environment.
- Experience leading a project team and engineering contractors in an operational environment.
- Fluency in English.
- Ability to lead teams, of both internal and external cross-functional partners, without direct management authority.
- Comfortable shifting between direct detailed analysis and big picture thinking.
- Outstanding influencing skills with the ability to connect the dots at an organizational, strategy and project level.
- Comfortable presenting to and facilitating decisions among senior leaders based on evolving priorities.
- Problem solver with excellent verbal/written communication skills and the ability to lead cross-functional process improvements.
- Comprehensive understanding of project management tools and operational, reliability & maintenance processes.
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