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Area Manager - Canada East

Reference ID: 464631

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Mississauga, ON
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Full Time
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Management and Executive



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. Amazon Canada Fulfillment Services is seeking Area Managers for its new Fulfillment Center that will service customers throughout Canada. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.
Four key areas that you'll always focus on are the safety, quality, customer experience, and productivity of your department.

• Review the work forecasts and determine your productivity requirements to produce during the day to meet the overall building objectives.
• Partner with other Area Managers to balance labour ensuring that you are operating a balanced and efficient shift while meeting all of your goals.
• Support and understand all safety and regulatory compliance programs to ensure a safe work environment for all associates.
• Proactively identify and lead process improvement initiatives and Lean tools.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: You and your team of warehouse associates are responsible for getting Amazon customers their orders. You are responsible for ensuring that you have properly trained people, and that their needs are addressed so they can focus on their jobs. In addition, one of the most important aspects of your job is to lead change at internet speed……innovation has made Amazon the global company that it is today.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Basic Qualifications • A completed University degree from an accredited University
• Authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship
• Direct management experience for employees and their performance
• Experience with performance metrics and process improvement (how, when, who)
• Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and/or overnight shifts regularly

Preferred Qualifications • University degree in Engineering, Operations or related field is a plus
• 3+ years management experience in a manufacturing, production, or distribution environment
• Management of a minimum of 30 employees (including payroll, performance management, work-flow assignment)
• Lean process, Kaizen, Six Sigma, process improvement experience


Posted: October 12, 2017
Closes:November 26, 2017