Our Technology Sourcing and Infrastructure (TSI) Team is looking for a results-driven individual to take on projects that will push Amazon up the vertical supply chain, transform vendor processes, and improve end-to-end supply chain for IT hardware.
Our team is responsible for enabling global supply chain availability and driving strategies that ultimately improve the supply chain for both Amazon and our partner vendors.
Key leadership traits required include the ability to form strong partnerships with business leaders and their teams to define requirements, identify the best suppliers, and negotiate advantageous pricing, terms and performance for Amazon.
This is an individual contributor role that must also coordinate with various internal stakeholders in all regions to create and leverage sourcing strategies, savings and performance standards, globally.
This is a high impact role and is responsible to drive cost-out, mitigate risk and manage key supply chain projects. The position primarily supports Amazon IT Services (ITS).
You will leverage your work experience to improve hardware availability enabled by consistent and efficient shipping vendors.
Additionally, you will tackle transformative projects that will drive cost-out of the organization, leverage Amazon’s scale and capabilities, as well as identify and mitigate supply risk.
You will share frequent progress reports on initiatives with Senior Leaders. You will lead negotiations with strategic suppliers, manage RFx's, quarterly / monthly vendor business reviews.
You are required to scrutinize supplier pricing structure, quotes and resolve anomalies. Manage day to day supplier operational challenges, meet project deadlines and effectively support ITS requirements.
The candidate should possess strong negotiation and influencing skills, analytical skills, the ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, a work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations, and strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication.