Wayfair: Senior Analyst - Supply Chain Analytics
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116


Who We Are:

The Supply Chain Planning and Analytics team works cross-functionally across the Wayfair Operations group to tackle complex and high-visibility operational planning and long-term strategy problems. To do this, we use analytics, structured process design, and technology to frame the future supply-chain business strategy for Wayfair and drive operational decision making. As a team, we create innovative sales and operations planning systems to maximize delivery speed and minimize cost both Wayfair and its 5000+ suppliers. We also act as internal consultants influencing a wide array of decisions including the ideal sequence of geographies, launch timing, and facility functions to stay ahead of capacity and network needs.

What You Will Do:

  • Use analytical and quantitative skills to work with large and complex datasets, analyze ill-defined questions, build decision-support tools, and develop recommendations to guide business decisions
  • Respond to rapidly changing and evolving business and analysis needs to keep pace with the growth and scale of Wayfairs operations
  • Translate high-level business problems into concrete work streams that can be answered using data-driven modeling and analysis
  • Partner with cross-functional business stakeholders to identify, analyze, and implement initiatives that allow us to more effectively operate our supply chain network
  • Present your analysis with clear recommendations to stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Apply an impact-focused, entrepreneurial lens to proactively identify, develop, and implement business and process improvement initiatives that capture cost and/or service benefits across all aspects Wayfairs supply chain

Who You Are:

  • BA or BS in a quantitative field with a strong academic record; MS Engineering, Mathematics or Analytics preferred, but not required
  • 3+ years professional work experience in a strong quantitative, analytical, or consulting environment
  • Passionate about tackling complex supply-chain business problems from problem definition and business-case development to implementation
  • Leadership and cross-functional collaboration experience with demonstrated examples of business impact
  • Eagerness to present business cases and analysis insights to peers, stakeholders, and senior leadership
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to translate sophisticated analyses into a logical, convincing business narrative
  • Affinity for working with data and resourcefulness in situations where clean data and/or complete information is not available
  • Exposure to advanced analytics & database tools preferred (e.g., SQL, Python, R, Tableau)