Wayfair: Senior Analyst

The Senior Analyst is at the forefront of building an innovative, scalable business strategy for Wayfair to support business growth of 3-4x. You will be part of a team that partners with suppliers to grow their business with Wayfair and act as key strategic contact for a suite of suppliers. You will develop insights to influence their product assortment, production, supply chain and operations. Other focus areas include financial analysis and decision-making related to inventory purchasing, managing excess inventory, promotional buys and improving overall inventory efficiency.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and execute strategies to optimize sales, turns, in-stock rates, and network balance
  • Create replenishment orders reflective of supplier goals
  • Act as strategic contact for a suite of suppliers to develop sustainable, long-term strategies to partner across the supply chain to grow each suppliers business with Wayfair
  • Monitor key performance indicators and drive corrective action
  • Manage efficient inbound inventory flows and health, including forecasting, purchasing, and removing aged inventory
  • Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues, developing action plans and project managing improvements
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses and build advanced reporting using SQL and Excel to drive decisions
  • Align Wayfair teams (Operations, Promotions, Category Management, etc.) to ensure strong supplier execution and to understand and manage the demand drivers that impact growth
  • Support initiatives to drive improvements in the Inventory Planning systems, data, and processes

What You'll Need

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business or a Supply Chain/Operations discipline
  • 2-3+ years of experience in operations, retail, engineering, consulting, strategy or finance
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel required
  • Proficiency with SQL (or a system of equal complexity) required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Full-time