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Amazon Inventory Control Specialist, Amazon Robotics in Westborough, Massachusetts


Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? We apply advances in robotics and software to solve real-world problems that delight our customers' experiences in ways we can't even imagine yet.

Amazon Robotics is located in the greater Boston area, the epicenter of robotics innovation. Our diverse team of engineers come from all over the world to design, test and build our dynamic fleet of robots and mechatronic systems. Having our offices, labs, test floors and factories all co-located means that we can design the hardware, write the code, test, build and watch it all come to life. This allows us to innovate quickly and on limitless ideas. Current advancements are underway in autonomous movement and mobility, artificial intelligence and machine learning, manipulation, simulation, robotic management software, predictive analytics, and much more.

The Robotics Manufacturing & Technical Operations (RMTO) team is seeking a Inventory Control Specialist to develop and manage a comprehensive production control process to assist with high volume manufacturing and emerging products and technology. The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for monitors and regulates all aspects of our inventory processes by standardizing the material transactions within our factories and maintaining the data integrity within our MRP systems: BOM, part classifications, part routing, and inventory accuracy. This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent organizational abilities, and a deep understanding of material management processes.

Key job responsibilities

  • Monitor and maintain inventory accuracy by performing cycle counts

  • Monitor, measure, and oversee implementation of engineering changes to insure timely incorporation in MRP system

  • Maintain production BOM in Oracle EBS (MRP) and Proplanner (MES) (Part number, Material information, Effective Point Information)

  • Material Master management - create MFG Bill of Materials and part master information (MRP view, Work center, Routing, Part Classification, Part Supply Type, Production version, Standard cost, Module no)

  • Maintain alignment and inventory accuracy between 3PL WMS system and Amazon MRP system via EDI/API or manual transactions

  • Maintain production BOM in Oracle EBS (MRP)/Proplanner (MES) (Part number, Material information, Effective Point Information)

  • Material consumption tracking for material closing and inventory accuracy (weekly, Monthly)

  • Track material/part history to ensure integrity of MRP system

  • Follow up with IT team for Oracle EBS system improvement to improve functionalities including user acceptance testing

  • Coordinate ECO (Engineering Change Order) implementation with operation teams

  • Manage ECO part changes including effectivity dates, phase out dates, and Oracle EBS critical attributes

  • Participate in Change Control Board (CCB) as an advocate for manufacturing

  • Reviewing and trouble-shooting inventory transaction issues, and develop corrective actions.

  • Prepare monthly/weekly inventory metric reports

  • Creating standard operating procedures on defined work paths

A day in the life

Amazon offers a full range of benefits to assist you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:

  1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options

  3. Paid Time Off (PTO)

  4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

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

Westborough, MA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or 3+ years of professional or military experience

  • 2+ years of domain experience in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain operations, or materials management

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on various assignments at once

  • Knowledge of material resource planning (MRP) and manufacturing execution systems (MES) specifically Oracle and Proplanner

  • Strong communication skills both within the team and with external stakeholders

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as high attention-to-detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing and executing large projects from start to finish, including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving, and communicating recommendations

  • Experience with SQL

  • APICS Certification CPIM

  • Experience with process improvement techniques such as Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma

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