Vacancy for Instock Manager

Full Time

Amazon is looking for a smart and driven Instock Manager to join our Retail team in Egypt. The Instock Manager will be responsible for leading forecasting planning, buying execution, and operational improvements projects, serving as key point of contact in Instock Management for a product segment or multiple ones.

The role will have responsibility for identifying opportunities to simplify and automate tasks, ensuring inventory systems and processes are meeting the needs of the business and implementing controls around them. The right candidate thrives in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel.

The Instock Manager will be responsible for tracking and managing metrics on product availability, inventory health, selection, and vendor performance for key vendors. The successful candidate possesses strong analytical acumen, with experience generating reports, and analyses. The position requires an individual who supports decisions in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail. The candidate continuously learns and contributes to knowledge management.

Key job responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities
– Deliver product availability improvement and selection growth
– Perform root cause analysis/reporting on Commercial Supply chain / operational issues, develop action plans and manage improvements
– Lead collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment processes with Retail teams and suppliers
– Work with responsible Vendor Managers to meet the business demand plans via assessing deal and opportunity buys
– Recommend and drive action plans to increase inventory turns
– Develop yearly plan for segment of vendors to improve operational performance like Purchase Order Confirmation Rates and Vendor Delivery Lead Time
– Solve daily operational issues in contact with other Retail stakeholders and Operations teams
– Work with internal teams to drive system, tools and process improvements / implementations that affect purchasing and vendor management workflow, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually
– Develop analysis of key business metrics, with emphasis on developing and executing recommendations for improvement

– 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

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