Transportation Planning Manager
Amzn Commercial Srvcs Pty Ltd
Sydney, NSW, AU
1d ago
source : CareerOne


Are you passionate about leveraging data to deliver actionable insights that impact daily and long term business decisions?

Amazon is seeking an outstanding Transportation Planning Manager who will work across the organisation to determine the needs, goals, and execution plans to create a world class logistics network in Australia.

This leader will be a natural self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think strategically (while paying careful attention to detail), and enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic and data-intensive environment.

The successful candidate knows and loves working with business intelligence tools, is comfortable accessing and working with big data from multiple sources, and effectively partners with the business to identify strategic opportunities to deliver results.

This individual must have a curious mind-set, excellent analytical abilities, strong technical skills, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.


  • Develop and publish the weekly transportation forecast, driving improvements in effectiveness and accuracy over time.
  • Develop a long term transportation planning process for which operational (capacity, quality) or financial risk is highlighted across all transportation flows (inbound, middle mile, outbound) and modes.
  • Use this to determine our long term network and carrier-specific capacity, service and speed requirements by geography over time.

  • Identify, analyse, review and lead end-to-end network improvement initiatives for existing and new logistics solutions with cross-functional stakeholders optimising for quality, capacity, speed and cost over the long term.
  • Develop the transportation network strategy and execution plan for peak and seasonal events.
  • Character Profile

  • Owner : Assumes responsibility for organisation'??s success, thinking and acting beyond immediate team or area of focus.
  • Doer : Successfully delivers end-to-end projects, working through many obstacles along the way.
  • Problem Solver : Utilizes exceptional problem-solving skills to work through difficult challenges.
  • Strategist : Leads strategy development and execution for individual and functional projects to support the broader goals of the overall business.
  • Communicator : Communicates exceptionally well with both internal and external teams, and ability to write well-reasoned and data-driven proposals, performing own data analysis as necessary.

  • Bachelor degree in supply chain, logistics, engineering, business analytics or other technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of professional supply chain and logistics, operations research, and / or e-commerce experience.
  • Proficiency in advanced MS Excel (macros, pivot tables, etc.), SQL, and Tableau.
  • Ability to prepare, report and interpret large sets of data.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent inter-personal and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Master'??s degree in supply chain, logistics, engineering, operations research, or business analytics field.
  • 5+ years of professional supply chain and logistics planning experience - forecasting, analytics and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of statistical programming language (e.g., Python, R, etc.).
  • 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.

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