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Area Manager

Souq.com

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP971-447

Job description / Role

DESCRIPTION

Souq.com is now part of amazon. Amazon is seeking Area Managers for our Fulfillment Centers (FCs). Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.

Four key areas that you'll always focus on are the safety, quality, customer experience, and productivity of your department.
- Review the work forecasts and determine your productivity requirements to produce during the day to meet the overall building objectives.
- Partner with other Area Managers to balance labor ensuring that you are operating a balanced and efficient shift while meeting all of your goals.
- Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all associates.
- Proactively identify and lead process improvement initiatives and Lean tools

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
You and your team of warehouse associates are responsible for getting Amazon customers their orders. You are responsible for ensuring that you have properly trained people, and that their needs are addressed so they can focus on their jobs.

In addition, one of the most important aspects of your job is to lead change at internet speed innovation has made us the global company that we are today.

ADDITIONAL JOB ELEMENTS:
- Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
- Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
- Continual standing and/or walking
- Ability to work in construction /distribution environments that may be noisy, unlit, not air-conditioned- Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely and without limitation)

Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Direct management experience for employees and their performance
- Experience with performance metrics and process improvement (how, when, who)
- Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and/or overnight shifts regularly

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- Degree in Engineering from a reputed university
- 3+ years management experience in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment- Management of a minimum of 15 employees (including payroll, performance management, work-flow assignment)- Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple FCs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred Qualifications
- Degree in Engineering from a reputed university
- 3+ years management experience in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment
- Management of a minimum of 15 employees (including payroll, performance management, work-flow assignment)
- Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple FCs

About the Company

Souq.com - the Middle East's online marketplace.

We connect people and products - opening up a world of possibility. From bracelets and backpacks to tablets and toy cars - we give you access to everything you need and want. Our range is unparalleled, and our prices unbeatable.

Driven by smart technology, everything we do is designed to put the power directly in your hands - giving you the freedom to shop however, whenever and wherever you like.

We're trusted by millions, because we don't just deliver to your doorstep, we were born here. With Souq.com you'll always be getting a good deal - with exceptional service that makes your shopping experience as easy and seamless as possible.

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Area Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 18,500

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