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Research Scientist II Amazon
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrived you wondered how it got to you so fast? Have you wondered where it came from and how much it cost Amazon to deliver it to you? If so, the WW Amazon Logistics, Business Analytics team is for you. We manage the delivery of tens of millions of products every week to Amazon's customers, achieving on-time delivery in a cost-effective manner.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, customer obsessed, Operations Research Scientist with good analytical skills to help manage projects and operations, implement scheduling solutions, improve metrics, and develop scalable processes and tools.

The primary role of an Operations Research Scientist within Amazon is to address business challenges through building a compelling case, and using data to influence change across the organization. This individual will be given responsibility on their first day to own those business challenges and the autonomy to think strategically and make data driven decisions. Decisions and tools made in this role will have significant impact to the customer experience, as it will have a major impact on how the final phase of delivery is done at Amazon.

Strong candidates will be a high potential, strategic and analytic graduate with an MBA or Masters of Science (Operations Research, Statistics, Engineering, and Supply Chain) ready for challenging opportunities in the core of our world class operations space. Great candidates have a history of operations research, and the ability to use data and research to make changes.

This role requires robust program management skills in order to act on research outcomes. This individual will need to be able to work with a team, but also be comfortable making decisions independently, in what is often times an ambiguous environment.

Responsibilities may include:

* Develop input and assumptions based preexisting models to estimate the costs and savings opportunities associated with varying levels of network growth and operations
* Creating metrics to measure business performance, identify root causes and trends, and prescribe action plans
* Managing multiple projects simultaneously
* Working with technology teams and product managers to develop new tools and systems to support the growth of the business
* Communicating with and supporting various internal stakeholders and external audiences

About Amazon

Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

10001 employees

2127 7th avenue

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