Area Manager - Nightshift (m/f/d) - Amazon Air - Schkeuditz

Amazon GmbH

Job summary
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. As an Area Manager (m/f/d) for Amazon Air based in Leipzig, you will have the opportunity to lead and support the inbound, outbound or ramp operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing performance goals and objectives to achieve customer promise expectations and ensure accuracy and quality
  • Partnering with the management team to establish and maintain quality control standards
  • Proactively identifying and leading process improvement initiatives and Lean tools
  • Building and executing productivity plans by reviewing work forecasts, determining productivity requirements, and partnering with other Area Managers to balance labor
  • Communicating policies to associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency and taking corrective action when needed
  • Supporting all safety programs to ensure a safe work environment for all Associates
  • Ensuring procedures are followed for building security and product loss prevention
  • Creating, managing, and supporting recognition and communication programs
  • Available to work additional hours during Amazon’s peak holiday season and as needed year-round. In addition, you are flexible to work on any type of assigned shift (nights, weekends, etc.)


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass an airport security clearance

Basic qualifications:

  • Degree Qualification or equivalent
  • Direct management experience and have been responsible for your employees’ performance and development
  • Experienced in identifying and executing process improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent German and English skills.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Aviation/ Airport experience
  • Experience in managing a ramp/ ground handling operation
  • Lead process improvements though Lean process, Kaizen, and Six Sigma.
  • You have the ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment, and when given a deadline you know how to motivate yourself and meet it.
  • Enjoy analytical work and using data to provide thought-provoking and workable solutions. Data is what you look to when given a problem to solve.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.
  • Interest in developing a long-term career through assignments in multiple operational buildings.

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