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Area Manager - Campus

Afaq Q Tech General Trading

1 - 2 years Jeddah - Saudi Arabia

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering. Any Nationality

, Posted on May 9, 2018 1 Opening

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Are you looking to become a leader in a global operation that has hundreds of leaders and thousands of employees? Would you like the challenge of delivering continuously improved customer experiences to over millions and millions of customers? Could you assume financial responsibility that impacts both the bottom line and shareholder expectations for a growing Fortune 100 corporation? If you want to be involved in continuing to define the future of online retail, and are dynamic and an organized self-starter, join our team in Operations as an Area Manager. Positions available in Jeddah and Riyadh.
Souq and Amazon are looking for college graduates with high potential, who are ready to own their impact in Souq Operations. We promise you will have your leadership capacity stretched to its full potential. As a front-line leader, you will have an opportunity to truly invest in others and develop a people-focused leadership style, while mastering the tools, processes, and operations that have created the most customer-centric company on Earth.
As an Area Manager, you will have the opportunity to OWN YOUR IMPACT by leading and developing your own team of Souq Associates in a distribution warehouse environment; your main focus will be motivating, mentoring and coaching your team. Engaging with your team during a shift to ensure that the highest levels of safety, quality, attendance performance and engagement are maintained are core functions of the role. As a servant leader, the Area Manager will ensure that their team of Associates have all the tools needed to succeed for any task during a shift. Come learn how the largest online retailer in the world runs its fulfillment and delivery networks!
What is fulfillment you ask? Fulfillment is how we refer to completing or fulfilling a customer s Souq.com order and the acts of picking, packing, shipping and delivering their order to meet or exceed their expectations!
Job Requirements:
Willingness to work weekends, holidays, and/or overnight shifts
Willingness to work overtime both in peak season and as needed
Locations and Placement:
The position will be located in a Fulfillment Center, Sort Center, Delivery Station, or other operations
Key Responsibilities:
Lead, manage, and develop a team of 50 to 200 Amazon Associates
Communicate policies to Associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency and taking corrective action when needed
Create, manage and support recognition and communication programs
Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all Associates
Ensure procedures are followed for building security and product loss prevention
Partner with the management team to establish and maintain quality control standards
Develop performance goals and objectives to achieve customer promise expectations and ensure accuracy and quality
Job Elements (to be performed with or without accommodation)
Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
Walking in/ around the warehouse with great frequency; many facilities are over a quarter mile in length
Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, gangways safely and without limitation)
Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each

Industry Type : Internet / E-commerce / Dotcom
Functional Area : Engineering

Desired Candidate Profile

A completed Bachelor's Degree will be required prior to starting in role, preferably in engineering Degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain, General Management, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or a related field
Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment
Adept at analytical work and the ability to motivate others in a deadline-driven environment
The ability to dive deep into data and provide thought-provoking, workable business solutions
Basic understanding of Lean and Six Sigma (Don t know but anxious to learn? We ll teach you!)
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


Six sigma Manager Quality Control Coaching Supply chain Business operations Analytical Business solutions Policies Tools Loss prevention

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Afaq Q Tech General Trading

Founded in the year 2005, Souq.com is one the largest e-commerce sites in the Arab world. The award-winning retail business and an online marketplace allow SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online. The website claims to attract over 35 million visits to its cat alog which features over 1.5 million unique products from 30 different categories. Some of the most popular product categories featured on the website are consumer electronics, household goods, fashion, watches, perfumes, toys, and baby products. The company has its offices in UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. It also has Product and Engineering centers in India and Jordan.

Souq has an employee base of more than 3,000 employees. The company offers competitive salaries and benefits to all its employees. Being a strong believer of employee-employer partnership, it promotes skill training, leadership development, and personal transformation to help them learn and grow along with the business.

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