Military Veterans & Spouses - Shift Assistant, Inc. Romulus, MI
Amazon Shift Assistant

"We actively seek leaders who can invent, think big, have a bias for action and deliver results on behalf of our customers. These principles look very familiar to men and women who have served our country in the armed forces, and we find that their experience leading people is invaluable in our fast-paced work environment." - Jeff Bezos

At Amazon, thousands of veterans and military spouses are driving innovation and raising the bar on customer experience. On a daily basis, those with military backgrounds are able to apply their knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities in a wide variety of careers – influencing change across the globe. We believe a career change from the military to a civilian role at Amazon is a natural transition because of the robust programs Amazon offers to help employees succeed, including a vast internal network of veterans that offer mentoring, learnings, and support.

Shift Assistants are part of the Last Mile operations in Amazon Logistics and play a crucial role in this rapidly growing team. Shift Assistants are responsible for daily management of department duties including: allocating labor, leading meetings, assigning job duties, providing work direction and communicating with internal and external suppliers.


* Track and report ATS/labor hours

* Occasionally, assist with production duties, train associates and verify SOP (standard operating procedure) compliance

* Ensure successful area performance through tracking and reporting metrics

* Independently assess all aspects of associate work performance and provide timely and detailed feedback

* Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives

* Maintain a full understanding of workflow and daily production goals

* Review and update SOP's as required

* Ensure work areas remain clean and are properly equipped

* Identify and address safety hazards within the work area, and participate in safety initiatives

* Coach associates on ways to work safely at all times

* Ensure all job injuries are reported timely in accordance with established policies and procedures

* Provide vacation coverage for Area Managers