Area Manager, Air Gateways
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. As an Area Manager for Amazon Air, you will have the opportunity to lead and support the outbound, inbound and ramp operations within the Air Gateway
Key responsibilities include:
Developing performance goals and objectives to achieve customer promise expectations and ensure accuracy and quality
Partnering with the management team to establish and maintain quality control standards
Proactively identifying and leading process improvement initiatives and Lean tools
Building and executing productivity plans by reviewing work forecasts, determining productivity requirements, and partnering with other Area Managers to balance labor
Communicating policies to associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency and taking corrective action when needed
Supporting all safety programs, OSHA and Air Carrier FAA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all Associates
Ensuring procedures are followed for building security and product loss prevention
Creating, managing, and supporting recognition and communication programs
We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and we are even more committed to working with you to make that happen. Depending on the type of job, you will be required to engage in physical warehouse and ramp activities given reasonable accommodation. These activities include the following:
Lifting and moving material up to 49 pounds each
Bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
Frequent walking in the building and around area; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
Standing and walking for up to 10-12 hours a day
Ascending and descending ladders, stairs, and gangways safely and without limitation
Working outside and in the aircraft cargo area
Must fulfill FAA and DHS criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable.
Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable.
This position may be subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing. Federal law requires Amazon to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position, if applicable.
Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position.
A Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years Amazon (blue badge/FTE) experience
2+ years of direct management experience for employees and their performance
Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
Completed Bachelor's degree
Take ownership in your work and team and are available to work additional hours during Amazon's peak holiday season and as needed year-round. In addition, you are flexible to work on any type of assigned shift (nights, weekends, etc.).
Direct management experience and have been responsible for your employees' performance and development
Experienced in identifying and executing process improvement initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations, or a related field.
3 years of management experience in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment.
Experience in managing an operation lead process improvements though Lean process, Kaizen, and Six Sigma.
Previous facility launch experience with Amazon
You have the ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment, and when given a deadline you know how to motivate yourself and meet it.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Enjoy analytical work and using data to provide thought-provoking and workable solutions. Data is what you look to when given a problem to solve.
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.
Willing to relocate and travel to any of our gateways or regional air hub sites in the country with the assistance provided.
Interest in developing a long-term career through assignments in multiple operational buildings across the nation.
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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.