Operational Excellence Manager

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 500 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Global Payroll Operational Excellence team is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to drive process improvements, standardize our processes, eliminate defect root causes and positively impact our goals. This is an exciting opportunity to join a stable team with huge growth potential in Amazon.

An ideal candidate has a background in analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to dis-aggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutions. This job will require good communication and interpersonal skills while having the ability to work independently in a fast paced & dynamic environment and exercise sound judgment based on artifacts and data. The successful candidate will be proficient at identifying / solving or escalating data inconsistency challenges, possess a bias to get things done and deliver results while functioning as part of a team. An added expertise on Lean Six Sigma principles to drive process and system improvements will be an advantage. We are a fun loving and diverse team with members in several different countries. We support local & global projects, processes, systems, and teams.

Key Responsibilities:
· Lead Lean Six Sigma Yellow/Green Belt projects for metrics improvement through DMAIC approach
· Represent Finance Payroll OE in local and global meetings/conference calls
· Act as a project manager for small and medium size projects by directing, supporting and coaching project(s) team members and stakeholders and reporting on the project progress and status
· Perform regular data analysis of key metrics, look for improvement opportunities, and gather feedback from stakeholders.
· Conduct or Partner in end-to-end Operational Excellence Workshops like FMEA or Automation Bootcamps etc.
· Prioritize implementation of improvement projects as per impact and criticality
· Support team in project documentation.
· Stakeholder management with senior leaders in Operations, HR, Legal, Vendors, Controllership, Compliance and technology teams.
· Prepare weekly/monthly updates and present to the leaders.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

· Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels in a matrix organization
· Proficient in English Language - verbal, written and listening
· Proficiency in Data Analysis and use of tools like MS-Excel
· Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively while applying sound business judgment and quantitative analytics using Data
· Minimum 2+ years of experience in Lean Six Sigma project management techniques
· Proficient in obtaining, organizing, and analyzing data to make fact-based decisions and drive RCA
· Demonstrated Project Management experience, including managing a project portfolio, driving a timeline to completion, following-up, organizing multiple action plans within multiple stakeholders


Brief description of the company

At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on www.amazon.jobs.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
821 09 Bratislava-Staré Mesto


Kontaktná osoba: Michal Pistovcak
E-mail: poslať životopis
ID: 4017196  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.1.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month