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  • Full Time
  • Japan

Senior Capacity Engineer, Emerging Countries Engineering, Amazon Logistics


The goal of Amazon Logistics is to build a world class last mile operation. Amazon Logistics aims to exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small, are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible.

Amazon Logistics is looking to hire an experienced, hands-on and customer obsessed Senior Engineer to help manage our Last Mile delivery network. As a member of the Japan Amazon Logistics Capacity Engineering team, you will be responsible for maintaining operation clocks, calculating delivery stations mechanical capacity and supporting Process Engineers with the necessary analytical insights to optimize operational processes on an ongoing basis. You will scope and lead your own analysis and improvement initiatives, driving benefit over safety, quality and cost-based metrics.

This role will be based in Tokyo and requires occasional regional travel.

Key job responsibilities
• Capture, document and own station capacity across the Japan Delivery Station network
• Design, document and own operations clock templates for Japan Delivery Station network
• Support deployment of operations clock templates at point of Delivery Station launch
• Lead dedicated programs to benchmark speed and capacity opportunities across the Japan Delivery Station network
• Take on specialty development projects for periphery process areas e.g. line-haul, vehicle parking, traffic flow, sustainability requirements
• Develop programs to support standardization of Japan Delivery Station infrastructure and facilities
• Define and lead dedicated standardization projects to retrofit legacy buildings with the latest standards
• Partner with Engineering leaders, Facilities Managers and Process Engineers to support the creation and continuous improvement of operational and building standards
• Support team members with data collection and analytical insights as part of network-wide process improvement projects
• Apply best practices from and share best practices with WW counterparts
• Manage competing priorities, ensuring critical projects remain visible to all stakeholders whilst maintaining a plan for less urgent matters


• Bachelor’s degree (or higher)
• 5+ years experience in a similar senior role in an industrial, logistics, production/manufacturing environment
• An expert in using supporting tools e.g. R, Minitab, JMP, MS Excel, MS Access
• Experience with Kaizen and Continuous Improvement methodologies
• Business level of English (written & verbal)


• Certified Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt
• Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
• Business level Japanese language skills
• Able to operate in open organization structure
• Hands on working style
• Excellent Project Management skills
• Advanced data analysis skills
• Excited about working in a diverse group and contributing to an inclusive culture

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