InStock Manager, Fresh


$58K — $141K *

Arlington, VA 22201
+ 5 other locations

More than 4w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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Job Location: Candidate can opt for Austin, New York, Los Angeles, Arlington VA, Nashville, or Seattle.

Love food? Interested in shaping the grocery experience of Amazon Fresh? At Amazon Fresh we are pioneering the next generation of customer services, offering both ultra-fast delivery on fresh groceries and re-inventing the future of physical grocery stores at our Amazon Fresh banner brick and mortar locations.

The Amazon Fresh Grocery Retail Inbound team is seeking an exceptional Instock Manager with experience in vendor management, supply chain management, or inventory/business analysis. In order to be successful in this position, you need to be comfortable driving business decisions in an ambiguous work environment, interfacing and coordinating with various functional teams both internally and externally, and driving results through both quantitative and qualitative strategies. A successful candidate will be highly analytical, resourceful, customer focused, team oriented, and will have an ability to work with data independently under time constraints to meet deadlines. The person will have a proven track record in taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment. This role will include a mix of long-term strategic projects and short-term tactical tasks.

Key job responsibilities

· Work with internal stakeholders in category management, category instock, supply chain, operations, and product management to collaborate on supply chain improvement initiatives

· Work with CPG manufacturers to prioritize our customer experience by optimizing the shared supply chain, reducing defects, and driving results

· Enhance long-term relationships, working on cost to serve reductions and reducing vendor pain points

· Identifying automation opportunities, improving non-automated processes, and building to scale.

· Influence technical teams to drive adoption of standards and creation of tools to manage: inventory health, item-level forecasting, purchase order quality, vendor self-service, and supply chain operations

· Developing plans that drive revenue and margin improvement with vendors

· Build the tech roadmap with vendors and drive implementation of tech initiatives to improve forecasting, buying, reporting, and operations processes

· Building and maintaining knowledge management tools

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- 3+ years of with Excel experience

- 4+ years of supply chain, inventory management or project management experience

- Bachelor's degree, or 3+ years of professional or military experience

- Superior analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause

- Excellent business judgment and strong written and oral communication skills

- Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment

- High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

- Experience communicating and presenting to senior leadership


- MBA with a quantitative focus, or advanced degrees in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems

- Experience with SQL

- Experience with process improvement techniques such as Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma

- Curiosity to dig several layers deep into metrics, have an innate desire to understand key drivers and whether they are the correct or best metrics to measure/manage a business or process

- Ability to influence cross-functional teams

- Experience managing and executing large projects from start to finish, including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving, and communicating recommendations

- Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning and task delegation

- Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $58,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $141,100/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.

Amazon is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. Amazon is known for its disruption of well-established industries through technological innovation and mass scale. It is the world's largest online marketplace, AI assistant provider, and cloud computing platform as measured by revenue and market capitalization. Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world. It is also the second-largest private employer in the United States and one of the world's most valuable companies.
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