Who We Are:

The Supply Chain Planning team collaborates cross-functionally with multiple groups across Wayfair, including teams in Data Science, Operations Research, Product, Engineering, Operations, and Merchandising. We tackle complex, big-picture problems head-on and use data and analytics, processes and technology to help frame business strategy and drive decision-making. Part of this strategy is to create innovative Sales and Operations Planning systems that minimize risk and optimize cost and enable excellent customer delivery experiences. Improving Sales and Operations Planning is a key strategic initiative with a high level of internal visibility. We use in-depth analytics and strong business acumen to make smart and strategic throughput and capacity planning decisions.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Work cross-functionally with different teams such as Inventory Planning, Sales, Transportation, Ocean Imports, Engineering teams, etc. to envision the end-to-end complex business state by connecting various pieces together
  • Provide tactical inputs to warehouse operations for labor, storage, and transportation planning and risk mitigation solutions
  • Provide long-term capacity planning guidance for network growth and new facility launches
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to create and implement initiatives that will allow us to more accurately predict capacity and throughput in our network by improving existing tools or implementing new methodologies through analytics
  • Play an integral part in various process improvement by conducting thorough root-cause analysis on capacity and throughput forecast accuracy and recommending the improvement actions needed
  • Prepare timely, accurate reporting on all relevant S&OP performance metrics (supplier compliance, data compliance, etc.) and lead development of new KPI's as needed
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis and communicate the results of the analysis to the leadership in a clear and comprehensive way
  • Work with large, complex data-sets and generate meaningful insights for operational decision making
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and drive to improve and develop the existing processes to the next level
  • Be willing and ready to acquire new skills and knowledge to develop both professionally and personally
  • Possess strong analytical acumen and quantitative results
  • Be a strong team player and work hard towards reaching team goals
  • Lead/mentor a strong team of analysts

 

What You Have:

  • BA or BS in a quantitative field, with strong academic record, MS preferred
  • 3+ years professional work experience in a strong quantitative and analytical environment
  • Leadership and cross-functional collaboration experience
  • Experience working with senior leadership
  • Advanced Excel Skills in a professional environment
  • Working knowledge of SQL and other statistical analysis tools
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Extremely organized, meticulous and detailed oriented
  • Comfort leading in ambiguous situations and setting key priorities
  • Ability to take on minimal travel (<15%)

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