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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

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Amazon Data Services Bahrain S
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Buying, Planning, & Instock Management
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Job Description

Be a part of operating the world’s largest cloud computing infrastructure. Amazon Web Services is seeking bright, motivated, hardworking individuals to fill a Datacenter Logistics Warehouse Manager’s role in Bahrain. The ideal candidate will possesses a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and a commitment to Operational Excellence.

Our Logistics Team in Bahrain is very much in start up mode, so you will be a key part to building success for the warehouse and parts distribution network. This is very much a hands on role, so expect to be doing everything that you would expect your team to do – from unloading vehicles through to cycle counting and inventory planning.

The Logistics Warehouse Manager supports the Data Center Operations team by maintaining receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations of parts, consumables and other supplies by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, Health & Safety and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. They safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols. Working with Procurement and other Regional Logistics Manager’s they control inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with inventory management tools. They maintain the physical condition of the warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement. We work in a high security environment with sensitive equipment and maintaining this security and accountability will be a primary task. They are responsible for the security and tracking of parts within the warehouse and to the end user. They are also wholly responsible for the safety, development and well being of their staff.

They complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work results. They maintain warehouse staffing levels by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees. They maintain warehouse staff productivity and goals by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results. They will contribute to continuous process improvements to deliver on our goals of high availability and low cost. They maintain up-to-date metrics dashboards and will create reports for management as required.

Ideally they will also have knowledge of import / export requirements for Bahrain and have a good working knowledge of in country distribution processes.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must hold a recognized third level professional qualification in their field or be able to clearly demonstrate relevant industry experience.
  • Able to read and take direction in English
  • Must be able to lift loads of up to 49 pounds and carry them for short distances
  • May participate in group lifts of 50 pounds or more
  • Push or pull heavy objects into position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Must hold a recognized third level professional qualification in their field
  • Strong understanding distribution warehousing practices
  • Knowledge of IT Industry Logistics would be an advantage
  • Experience using metrics to perform analyses
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with producing process documentation
  • Punctuality; excellent organizational skills for orderliness; and ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure department objectives are met
  • Demonstrated positive work attitude & leadership skills
  • Commitment to a culture of safety & security

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