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Senior Instock Manager, Amazon Fresh



Santa Monica, CA, USA · United States
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023


The Amazon Fresh Grocery team is excited to welcome an Senior Instock Manager to our dynamic team, based in Seattle WA, New York, Arlington VA, Nashville TN, Austin TX, or Los Angeles CA.

Join us at Amazon Fresh Grocery in reshaping the future of customer experiences and supply chain excellence. Your expertise will drive innovation, efficiency, and lasting impact.

As an Senior Instock Manager (ISM) within Amazon Fresh Grocery, you'll take on a critical role at the forefront of developing business plans and overseeing supply chain and inventory management. Leading cross-functional initiatives will be second nature as you drive improvements to enhance customer experience and overall cost structures. Your leadership will extend across both Online and In-Store channels.

To be successful in this role, you should feel comfortable using data to influence others and building scalable systems and processes to allow us our business to grow. In joining this team, you will have the opportunity to both build and operate in an ambiguous fast-paced environment and will drive initiatives that improve sales, customer experience, and process improvement within retail and operations.

Success starts by being a self-starter, highly organized, and possessing strong data extraction and analytical capabilities. In this role, we look for you to be thoughtful in the your pursuit of results and thrive in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel.

Strong candidates will have knowledge in fundamental business principles and previous Retail experience. The ideal candidate is able to lead and influence both internal and external teams in an ambiguous environment while maintaining a customer-centric philosophy.

Key job responsibilities
A successful Senior Instock Manager will:
- Manage inventory availability and inventory health including: improved instock, inventory planning, vendor operational improvement (efficiency, fill rates, lead time), forecasting, and waste reduction
- Drive cross-functional strategic initiatives to improve customer experience and overall cost structure of the business
- Perform complex business analysis to identify business opportunities to improve revenue and profitability
- Partner with internal teams to develop tools, automation, and process improvements that affect purchasing and vendor management workflows

A day in the life
As a Senior Instock Manager, you'll collaborate closely with fellow ISMs, Vendor Managers (VMs), and Merchant Managers (MMs). Additionally, you'll engage with Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Engineering (DE) teams within the Fresh organization. Together you will be part of a professional environment that fosters growth, values insights, and empowers you to propel the future of e-commerce.

About the team
Our mission is to perfect the art of grocery experience, from buying to vendor performance, optimizing DC operations, and nurturing vital relationships with key distributor partners.

At the Grocery Retail Inbound Team (GRIT), we are the driving force behind Amazon Fresh Grocery's unparalleled supply chain success. Being on our team means being part of a team that orchestrates the seamless flow of goods, ensuring that our customers can find what they need when they need it.We're not just focused on perfect execution; we're involved in the long-term planning of our DC topology, sourcing strategy, and vendor partnerships. Join us at GRIT, and you'll have the opportunity to influence the planning of our network, collaborate with tech to build innovative supply chain solutions, and work with top manufacturers to optimize our supply chain. If you're ready to be part of a team that defines the future of grocery supply chain, then GRIT is the place for you. Join us, and let's build something extraordinary together.

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


- 5+ years of with Excel experience
- Bachelor's degree, or 5+ years of professional or military experience
- Experience working with complex data sets
- Experience communicating results to senior leadership


- Knowledge of statistics or other analytical techniques
- Experience with SQL

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. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $96,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/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. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.