Inventory Specialist

3-4 years
a month ago
Job Description


- Bachelor's degree, or 3+ years of professional or military experience
- 4+ years of supply chain, inventory management or project management experience
- 3+ years of with Excel experience


The Amazon Books Operations Team is looking for an adaptable, enthusiastic, and analytical candidate with an ability to solve problems and simplify processes.

The Inventory Specialist position offers a dynamic introduction to our online retail business and a training ground for future success focused on operations and supply chain management. The Inventory Specialist supports the team that works directly with strategic vendors to help improve their success at Amazon by building and nurturing an operational partnership. The Inventory Specialist will help to create an engaging experience for our vendor partners by driving issue resolution in a timely manner. The Inventory Specialist candidate will have the opportunity to identify improvements in our vendors supply chains, invent solutions for improvement and pro-actively identify potential issues before they surface.

Our environment is fast-paced and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, and has persistent follow-through. This position offers an exciting introduction to a top tier global company, supply chain management and e-commerce, serving as a broad training ground for future success.

Key job responsibilities
The Inventory Specialist role will be responsible for the following:
- Root causing and resolving operational exceptions such as out of stock products, missing site offers, supply chain disruptions, etc.
- Handle the day-to-day volumes of the assigned tasks and ensure the given SLAs (Service Level Agreement) are met per quality standards.
- Developing and updating reporting focused on key operational performance indicators.
- Work Schedule would be 9:30 AM GMT to 6:30 PM GMT (Mon-Fri).
- We follow Amazon's global guidance on return to office (at least three days a week).

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Chennai, TN, IND | Hyderabad, TS, IND


- Knowledge of the principles of statistical inventory control
- Experience with process improvement techniques such as Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma

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