Come build the future with Amazon Global Air!
A part of Amazon’s transportation solution, Amazon Global Air provides an exhilarating, customer-centric transportation option to safely and efficiently deliver goods across long distances. We’re defining the future of air cargo through a talented, diverse team, leveraging innovative technologies and a sustainability-aware mindset to solve large-scale challenges. Ready for your career to take off? Fly Amazon!
Key job responsibilities
Support, mentor, and motivate your team
Manage safety, quality, productivity, and customer delivery promises
Collaborate with all support teams including Safety, Ops Integration, Loss Prevention and Human Resources to develop plans to meet business objectives
Lift up to 49 pounds, stand and walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours, and frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach, as well as continuously climb and descend stairs
Work in an environment where the noise level varies and is subject to variable temperatures and weather (Air gateways include outside loading departments/ramp loading)
Supporting all safety programs, OSHA and Air Carrier FAA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all Associates
A day in the life
As an Area Manager, you will lead a team of hourly employees and will be responsible for engaging your team during their shifts to maintain the highest levels of safety, quality, attendance, and performance. You will also play a key part in maintaining our customer expectations to ensure customer orders are delivered at the right time, to the right location. Depending on the type of job, you will be required to engage in physical warehouse and ramp activities given reasonable accommodation. The ambiguity of this role allows for creativity; you’re able to invent and enhance safer processes within aviation, all while building and maintaining a great work place for yourself and your direct reports. You will have the opportunity to influence others to enhance our Air network and develop your career on Amazon’s fastest growing and evolving team!
Temperature in the Air Gateway may vary between depending on outside weather conditions and will fluctuate depending on the season and daily weather conditions. You may be working outdoors your entire shift. The ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions is a must.
Individuals hired into this position will have unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA). For this reason, eligibility for this role will be limited to individuals who pass a security screening, as required by the FAA, DHS, and TSA (as applicable).
Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable.
This position may be subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing. Federal law requires Amazon to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring them into a safety-sensitive position, if applicable.
Amazon does not sponsor for immigration, including for H-1B, TN, and other non-immigrant visas, for this role.
- 1+ years of performance metrics, process improvement or lean techniques experience
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.