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Network Capacity Manager, Amazon Air Network Planning

Bellevue, WA 98004


Job summary
At Amazon, we're working to be the most Customer-centric company on earth. One customer experience we are constantly pushing to the next level is delivery speed and selection. To do this, Amazon is rapidly building a dedicated air transportation network to exceed customers€™ expectations daily.

Amazon is seeking a Program Manager to join the Flight Scheduling team and help chart the future of Amazon Air. The role€™s scope is broad and includes managing and optimizing the near-term flight schedule (e.g., flight schedule development), fleet planning and aircraft allocations (e.g. number of aircraft in use vs. maintenance), as well as other ad-hoc projects to continually raise the bar on delivering for our customers. To do this, you will work closely within the Network Planning team and with partner teams including Finance, Operations, Process Engineering, and Air Science & Technology. In this role you will make customer-focused and cost-effective decisions, directly impacting Amazon€™s transportation network.

If you want to work for a great company, have the opportunity to innovate, manage, and create new air and ground solutions and most importantly love to delight customers, then join us in making Amazon history!

Key job responsibilities

  • Help lead the flight schedule development process for Amazon Air and act as a key point of contact for partner teams (e.g., Regional Air Hubs, ground transportation, Fulfillment Centers, Last Mile, etc.).
  • Program management for capital and operational planning including developing timelines, engaging stakeholders, identifying risks and developing contingencies.
  • Evaluating tradeoffs on the mechanisms to solve for customer needs and cost in order to drive consensus across partner teams (Finance, Operations, Process Engineering, Procurement, etc.).
  • Partnering with Research Science & Technology as a subject matter expert to create new planning and forecasting tools.
  • Navigating through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitment.
  • Domestic travel up to 20% of the time


  • 3+ years experience in program or project management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

  • Bachelor€™s Degree in Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Finance, Economics, Industrial Engineering or similar field from an accredited university
  • 3+ years in a supply chain, transportation and logistics planning role; or Amazon program management experience
  • 3+ years experience in Advanced Excel, writing SQL queries and mining databases
  • 3+ years of experience working in cross functional organizations


  • Master's Degree in Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Finance, Economics, Industrial Engineering or similar field from an accredited university
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Extensive experience in the ground transportation, freight forwarding, airline, cargo ground handling or air freight industry
  • Project management experience that shows how to organize, find solutions and follow through to a successful conclusion
  • Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Experience performing economic analysis
  • Proficiency in written and oral communications and be able to produce concise, relevant, strategically driven documents and presentations to leaders
  • Problem solving skills and ability to use analytical tools is required, while analytic experience in the areas of transportation or network management is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of air logistics operating systems and/or Supply Chain Management software

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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