Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire phone, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?
Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
The Planning Manager is responsible for all activities related to materials management from forecasts to delivery including day-to-day communication and management of OEM partners, as it relates to planning and order fulfillment. This person has a business orientation and is responsible for working within the local and remote Operations team driving planning and order fulfillment. In this role, you will:
Drive solutions to reduce and eliminate any gaps in plans preventing meeting order schedule, including assisting in sourcing materials as required
Schedule and host meetings with manufacturing partners in U.S. and/or globally as required, reducing and eliminating shortages
Manage production planning
Coordinate forecast with corporate, develop build plan and communicate to all required parties
Verify fulfillment of build/ship
Plan and solve any roadblocks to meeting plan
Work with finance and other teams to monitor and report budget
Act as the primary liaison between the OEM and team in Sunnyvale monitoring, managing and driving the OEM to assure goals/schedule is being met
Be responsible for report generation and distribution
Represent the planning organization in internal program meetings
This role may require some travel.