Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of diversity and inclusion of our teams within the organization.How do you get items to customers quickly, cost-effectively, and—most importantly—safely, in less than an hour? And how do you do it in a way that ca

Procurement Agent, Prime Air

Amazon Prime Air • 
Seattle, Washington, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of diversity and inclusion of our teams within the organization.

How do you get items to customers quickly, cost-effectively, and—most importantly—safely, in less than an hour? And how do you do it in a way that can scale? Our teams of hundreds of scientists, engineers, aerospace professionals, and futurists have been working hard to do just that! We are delivering to customers, and are excited for what’s to come. Check out more information about Prime Air on the About Amazon blog (

If you are seeking an iterative environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve real world delivery challenges, and provide benefits to customers, Prime Air is the place for you.

Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!
Prime Air is seeking an experienced Procurement Agent who is comfortable operating in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment. You will have a record of being able to perform large scale processes and deliver results. You should have the ability to work under pressure, overcome obstacles and perform in changing environment.

The Procurement team manages the flow of materials to our sites by monitoring and mitigating supply risk.

Our Procurement Agent will work with various functional partners to make sure that items are ordered and delivered to our sites on time. You need to have the ability to pay attention to details and flag whenever something looks wrong. You will lead order management KPI and metrics reporting, and work with stakeholders to find and understand deviation and improvement areas.

Key job responsibilities
- Generate purchasing requisitions according to forecasted needs
- Track and communicate delivery schedules with internal partners
- Monitor and mitigate overall risk for new launches
- Continuously work with the team to improve current processes
- Collaborate with suppliers, to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance
- Proactively communicate risks and issues to key stakeholders and recommend mitigations
- Document and maintain records of procurement, order fulfillment, and transportation when applicable
- Day-to-day order management, including transactional issue resolution and critical information gathering regarding schedules, invoices, tracking info, etc.

Export Control License
This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA
Job Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited university or 4+ years of equivalent experience
- 2+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Planning, or Inventory Management or equivalent experience such as Consulting, Finance, or Operations
- Demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause and identify risks
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
- Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), including use of lookups and pivot tables
- Attention to details and willingness to roll up your sleeves
- Ability and willingness to perform tactical activities- 2+ years of experience as a buyer from a large scale environment
- Experience with procurement software such as Coupa or similar Procure-to-Pay system
- Demonstrated ability to independently solve ambiguous problems
- Demonstrated business communication skills - ability to interface with all levels of the organization
- Advanced data analysis skills; the ability to extract and synthesize data

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $68,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $141,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
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