Talent Supply Chain Optimization Lead

Amazon - Eastvale, CA

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Job Description

In this role, you will work to forecast and analyze labor demand plans for multiple sites across the node; ensuring candidates move through the recruiting cycle quickly enough to meet the needs of the business. Also, owning and managing the candidate pipeline from the point of application to Day 1.

Successful candidates will be a strategic and analytical thinker who can see around corners and demonstrate a passion for process improvement. Leaders are effective and motivating as they will have teams consisting of both people managers and specialists. This role is both a strategic and hands-on leadership role. Our node teams support over 15,000 hires annually. We roll up our sleeves, work hard, have fun and make history!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the analyses of daily, weekly, and monthly reporting of Workforce Staffing performance via Key Performance Indicators
  • Forecast labor demand plans and creates scalable staffing strategies to build infrastructure and ensure team resource capabilities meet business demand
  • At the direction of the Optimization market leader, evolves and implements strategies based off consistently changing needs of the business by tracking hiring event schedules and forecasted attendance rates
  • Partners with local Operations and Finance management and workflow teams to optimize labor requirements Analyzes the talent pipeline by shift on the site, business line, and node levels by tracking application and contingent offer to goals-based on-site labor orders and current pipeline fall-out
  • Monitors KPI benchmarks, metrics, and understands how to prioritize to meet and exceed all business SLAs
  • Generates and analyzes data/metrics across a wide range of systems

Expected Deliverables

  • Monitor and positively impact cost per hire budgets through oversight of labor acquisition, advertising, and other talent acquisition costs
  • At the direction of the Optimization Market Leader, manage and build strategies to optimize candidate cycle time, conversion rates and applicant funnel metrics to benchmark


  • 5+ years’ experience in program management, supply chain management, or business analytics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple sites, projects and relationships
  • Local travel up to 75% required – National travel up to 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred qualifications in addition to the above, we prefer:

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in business analytics and reporting or demand forecasting
  • Experience analyzing data using various tools for forecasting and optimization
  • Exceptional analytical skills, comfortable working with large amounts of data and communicating data findings, experience establishing and tracking key performance metrics including return on investment
  • Cross-functional project management experience
  • Basic/Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques
  • Ability to work successfully in a dynamic, ambiguous environment
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