Dec 28, 2018Internship
Location: Germany (Munich/Berlin mostly but there could also be opportunities in some of our fulfillment centers) Start date: Winter/Spring 2019 Duration: Full-time Internship 4 to 6 months Teams you might join: Supply Chain, Network Planning, Inventory Placement, External Fulfillment, Transportation, Last Mile Delivery, Planning & Analysis, High Volume Hiring. Are you analytically-minded, with a close eye on the finer details? Does working as a data guru in a results-oriented environment sound fun to you? If so, we have excellent internship opportunities for you! We are Amazon; we pioneer. Since opening our virtual doors in 1995, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of possible further and further. With every order made and parcel delivered, customer demand for Amazon’s services is growing. To meet this demand, and keep our world-class service running smoothly, we're growing our Operations teams across Europe. Your responsibilities: Whatever your background, if you love gathering massive amounts of data and finding out the exact trend that can be acted upon to reduce cost and/or improve efficiency, reporting, forecasting and building KPI dashboards that will support an entire business in their decision making process, improving accuracy and automating tools and processes to contribute in making your team extremely reliable and efficient; and if you are motivated by results and driven enough to achieve them, Amazon is a great place to be. Because it’s only by coming up with new ideas and challenging the status quo that we can continue to be the most customer-centric company on Earth, we’re all about flexibility: we expect you to adapt quickly to all the changes around you, and we encourage you to try new things. Amazon is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic students to join our unique world as interns. An Amazon EU internship will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and international environment; it will boost your resume and will provide a superb introduction to our activities. You will put your analytical and technical skills to test and roll up your sleeves to complete a project that will contribute to improve the functionality and level of service that team provides to our customers. This could include: Learning how to partner across multiple teams and geographies Developing and executing upon some of the world’s most complex data analyses which will in turn, drive the correct business decisions Helping identify process improvement opportunities to build streamlined and scalable solutions Partnering with the team to perform deep root cause analyses when facing problems Assisting in the development of business cases for new programs and services Participating in the development, delivering, maintenance and improvement of performance metrics dashboards Becoming part of a team of trusted advisors throughout an entire business unit. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers. You are currently working towards a university degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Finance, Computer Science, Information Management, Applied Mathematics, Statistics/statistical analysis or other quantitative areas or related fields. Fluency in Microsoft Excel and basic knowledge in MySQL and/or SQL. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (and local language where applicable). You must have the right to work in the country you are applying for. Attention to detail, ability to do in-depth data mining, methodical approach to work while also seeking to understand the big picture You will be results driven with the ability to innovate and simplify current process and practices. The personal drive and enthusiasm that makes you stand out from the crowd! PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with Oracle and/or any AWS products (Redshift, EMR, etc.) Any additional technical skills such as coding (python, R, Django, etc.), data visualization (Tableau, Qlikview, PowerPivot, Microstrategy) or operations research can be a bonus. Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload even when faced with conflicting priorities. Previous work experience – a summer job, internship or fulltime role; if it’s an experience in a related field or business, even better. Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Amazon takes your personal data protection seriously and respects EU and local data protection laws. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize the hiring Amazon company to store your personal data in the electronic database maintained by Amazon Corporate LLC. in the USA or one of its affiliates for the purpose of assessing your suitability for this and future job vacancies and to pursue your recruiting process. If at any time you want your personal data to be deleted, you simply need to notify the hiring Amazon company. Amazon will not share your personal data with any third party without your prior consent. As part of your interview process with Amazon you may be asked to authorize the hiring Amazon company to separately verify your application data and personal background through a third party service provider.