Senior Analyst, Availability


Availability Strategy is at the forefront of building an innovative, scale-able 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. 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
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure follow-through on replenishment orders and inventory commitments and to develop sustainable, long-term strategies to grow the business
  • 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
  • Work cross-functionally with a variety of teams including Analytics, Category Management and Forecasting

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s 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

About the CastleGate team:

CastleGate was created to dramatically improve consumers’ shopping experience, and develop a unique competitive advantage for Wayfair. We do this by offering one and two-day delivery times, lower prices, and higher delivery quality of home products than has historically been possible. In order to accomplish this goal, CastleGate partners with hundreds of suppliers, and provides access to our rapidly expanding portfolio of logistics services. CastleGate is one of Wayfair’s newer business units, is growing rapidly, and operates entrepreneurially. We are looking for highly motivated individuals to help expand this business.

Visit the link to hear from one of our Wayfair founders, Niraj Shah, and our team to get a more in-depth understanding of CastleGate: https://www.youtube.com/embed/4ChIwUySYhs

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