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Instock Manager, Amazon Fresh Grocery



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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024


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

As an 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 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, grocery, or supply chain 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 Instock Manager will:
- Lead and oversee the Instock function, including demand planning, ordering, and capacity management, ensuring optimal inventory availability and health.

- 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
Note: this is a Hybrid role, requiring an ISM to be on-site at least 3 days/week in one of our Amazon Fresh corporate offices

As an Instock Manager, you'll collaborate closely with top suppliers, internal vendors and other internal strategic partners, to enhance supply chains and under-the-roof operational excellence. 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
The Perishables Instock Team manages the entire spectrum of instock performance, from forecasting and ordering to maintaining vendor relationships. We oversee Bakery, Dairy, Deli, and Prepared Foods Categories, both in our Fresh Stores and our Online Network. Our mission is to strike the delicate balance between staying instock for customers and minimizing waste for shorter shelf life products. Our Amazon Fresh Perishable Instock Team embraces an inclusive culture that values effective communication across teams and levels. We prioritize the needs of both internal and external customers and maintain a relentless focus on elevating the customer experience. Adaptability and prioritization are key attributes within our dynamic business environment, and we are dedicated to delivering results.

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 | West Hollywood, CA, 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
- Experience working with complex data sets


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

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 $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. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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