- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, Operations, Engineering, a related field or equivalent practical experience.
6 years of experience managing warehousing, manufacturing, or supply chain operations.
MBA or Master's degree in a related field.
Lean project management certification.
Experience managing operations in multiple locations simultaneously.
Track record of success in operations management, problem solving, 3PL vendor relationships, budget creation, and cost management.
Effective analytical skills, with the ability to apply structured thinking and logic to your work and provide solutions to challenges.
Ability to calmly and effectively handle multiple and changing priorities. Excellent decision-making, communications and follow-up skills.
About the job
Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Logistics Operations Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.
As a Logistics Operations Manager, you will lead multiple data center locations where our third-party logistics providers (3PL’s) will provide all required campus logistics services. In addition to managing the local daily operations, you will lead process improvement programs that can scale across the globe with the other data center locations.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Own the day-to-day operations management of multiple data center locations. Create, lead, and support cross-functional company initiatives.
Manage quarterly budgets, invoice control, and capital improvement projects within your locations.
Manage and monitor metrics for key performance indicators (KPIs), vendor performance scorecards, and development of business cases to support logistics process changes and/or improvements. Drive alignment and prioritization of initiatives in a fast-paced environment with many interdependencies.
Manage relationships with multiple internal customers at data centers.
Recognize improvement opportunities to the cost and/or quality of services to be provided. Be proactive in turning these thoughts into a documented business case, present the business case to your peers and management for approval, and provide ongoing project management.
About the company
Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.
We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate