Transportation Operations Analyst

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At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take the first step and a day to look forward to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life and your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon. Amazon’s Transportation team is seeking a highly skilled and motivated person to help develop a world class transportation network that delivers our freight on time and at the best possible cost. Our team’s objective is to design and implement routing solutions for freight flowing through and between our European fulfillment centers. This position will lead in the development and execution of new transportation initiatives designed to improve overall efficiency and to meet the ever growing demand for transportation capacity. In addition this position will be an integral member of the line haul scheduling team responsible for the scheduling and management of all Amazon line haul movements. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: · Manage the weekly creation of the line haul schedule and associated systems · Work with forecasting team to drive improvement of the base forecast · Manage and perform ongoing analysis to work with appropriate teams to develop and improve scheduling methodologies and systems · Manage and improve scheduling metrics to identify trends and shortcomings and drive scheduling accuracy · Utilize knowledge and experience to create schedules to help facilitate Amazon’s fulfillment while considering the carriers logistics requirements. · Facilitate communication and coordination between different teams (S&OP, FCs, Final Mile, Carrier Management) and coordinate the creation of a schedule that meets all stakeholder’s expectations and concerns · Able to escalate if needed the problems or variance in the information to the relevant owners and teams and follow through on the resolutions to ensure they are delivered. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Basic Qualifications · Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Transportation, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Statistics, Finance or related industry experience · Excellent communication, both verbal and written as one will be required to communicate with external and internal stakeholders · Advanced computer proficiency in Excel · Fluent in English · Should be comfortable with a multi-tasking in a high-energy environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Qualifications · 2+ years of experience working within transportation industry · Proficiency in SQL is desired · Master’s degree or equivalent in Logistics/Supply Chain/Mathematics/Science/Engineering/Business Development · Experience developing and growing a business/start-up/association By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies. Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.