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Senior Analyst, Supply Chain Analytics

4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Who we are:

Do you enjoy using big data to draw conclusions and define strategies? If yes, the Supply Chain Analytics team at Wayfair is looking to add a senior analyst to their team! You will apply quantitative skills to answer high-level business and global strategy questions that support operational initiatives. We, Supply Chain Analytics, are an internal consulting team within global operations that seeks to make the supply chain both run more efficiently and define the strategic vision using quantitative analysis and modeling. The Supply Chain Analytics group serves as the go-to source for the analytics needs for the growing Wayfair Operations team: from network and transportation design to carrier strategy to warehouse capacity and inventory planning.

What you will do:

  • You will translate high-level business problems into more specific questions which can then be answered by data-driven analysis
  • By partnering with business stakeholders from operations research to supply chain planning to transportation planning, you will identify key parameters, considerations and requirements for each project, and provide, get acceptable of analytical approach
  • You will conduct big data analysis using supply chain optimization software (such as, Llamasoft or Wayfairs custom optimization engine) SQL, Python, Excel, Tableau and other software applications of your choice
  • Take an active role in presenting the data driven conclusions and recommendations with a clear point of view so that insights can be used to help drive business strategy
  • Using supply chain optimization modeling to conduct analysis that leads to the implementation of a series of pool points and cross-docks used to move products efficiently and quickly with reduced incidence from supplier to customer which would save +$10M annually.
  • Determine least cost, most efficient flow path by modeling inbound shipments to fulfillment centers or pooling sites, shipments between consolidation sites and outbound shipments to customers considering various operational changes and peak events

Who you are:

  • 1+ years of experience in a quantitative analysis or consulting role post advanced degree
  • You have a Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus strongly preferred
  • You are passionate about solving complex business problems & supply chain puzzles
  • You possess an affinity for data and resourcefulness in obtaining data when clean and or complete information is not available
  • Possess strong written and verbal cross-functional communication skills
  • Positive, people-oriented, and enthusiastic
  • Excited to present business cases to peers, stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Exposure to advanced analytics & database/manipulation tools: SQL, Python, R, Tableau, Excel, Jupyter, others
Category: Data Science / Machine Learning

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