Have you had experience directly assisting in the execution of large capital automation projects with a cumulative spend of less than $5MM, and vigorous schedules? Do you find yourself passionate about complex projects? Have you completed an internship and built your skills as a engineer? Working with integrated automation & coordinating difficult tasks, is what you can expect in an opportunity here at Amazon.
We are actively looking for a recent college graduate (<3 years from graduation) candidate who is interested in growing their career with us. We can provide professional growth, opportunities to solve for complex Material Handling Equipment, and opportunities to build your skills working with various teams and stakeholders. Amazon is seeking an industry proven and detail oriented Project Engineer for installation of building equipment and continuous improvement of our order fulfillment infrastructure. Successful candidates are natural self-starters who have prior engineering experience in the integrated automation project life cycle, including their development, design, implementation, enhancement, and assist. Our Project Engineers must be agile with the ability to quickly adapt strategies, plans and solutions to effect dynamic business requirements. They also must be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and all stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Open minds, customer focus, innovation empowerment, advanced technologies, team comradely, drive, and occasional senses of humor enable our Regional Operations Engineering team to deliver the most advance fulfillment solutions in the world. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale supply chain network: Manage, design, and implement medium scope integrated automation projects with system elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines, and/or robotic work cells.
Ability to travel up to 80% of time to installation sites throughout North America. Typical project installation values range from less than $1MM to greater than $5MM. Manage on-site vendors through their ASSIGNMENTS and escalate issues through vendors and Amazon Managers. Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design problems. Identify and communicate needs for design improvements. Monitor and enforce project schedules and quality with vendors or subcontractors. Guide and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout. Develop and manage budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls, purchase orders, and invoicing. Direct system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses and reporting results. Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment. Thoroughly document/investigate FC change requests and provide recommendations. Identify and guide process improvement initiatives in alignment with operations teams. Inspect facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material handling, processing and storage. Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures and tools.
Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field; or two (2) plus years of Amazon work experience. 2+ years of experience as a project engineer, process engineer, project manager, manufacturing engineer, or related occupation or college internship. Directly managed and responsible for cumulative automation project budgets of less than $5MM. Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects. Demonstrated design and/or implementation with integrated automation solutions, such as complex material handling systems, high speed packaging lines, and manufacturing lines. Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project, and Outlook.
Master s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business. Operations Management / Fulfillment Center experience. Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics, and/or fulfillment/distribution centers.
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