If you're unfamiliar with Wayfair- we are a rapidly growing eCommerce company headquartered out of Downtown Boston with an extremely collaborative, dynamic, and data-driven culture!
Wayfair is transforming the way people shop for their homes and is expanding our analytics teams!
Wayfair’s analytics teams are internal consulting groups that seek to make things run more efficiently by using technology. They serve as the go-to source for analytics needs for the Wayfair Operations team: from Transportation & Logistics to Warehouse Operations & Inventory Positioning.
This person will apply quantitative skills to answer high-level business and strategy questions and support operational initiatives.
We welcome applications from across a range of backgrounds and experiences (e.g., management consulting, advanced analytics in a corporate setting, business/operations analytics).
Translate high-level business problems into more specific questions which can then be answered by data-driven analysis
Partner with various business stakeholders to identify key factors and requirements for each project, and get buy-in for project methodology
Complete network and transportation optimization models using supply chain optimization software to find the lowest cost, fastest transit times or most efficient routing for our shipments
Conduct big data analysis using SQL, R, Python and other software applications
Present data with a clear point of view so that insights can be used to help drive business strategy
Optimizing our network in the US has led to the implementation of a hub and spoke design for transportation to the customer. Additional modeling efforts will include a focus on custom logistics solutions such as interleaving stops at suppliers and customers on line haul routes as well as evaluating the impact of adding a new consolidation point.
Strategic analysis of the delivery experience to model fulfillment options for non-standard delivery times.
Building a nationwide carrier portfolio optimization model to determine the most efficient and profitable distribution of Wayfair volume. This model drives selection of the best overall damage, cost and transit time trade-offs for over 10 million shipments a year.
Analyzing the optimal way to handle cross border shipments into Canada and design the European network keeping in mind supplier sourcing, demand growth, and multi-country transportation and regulations.
You have at least 1 - 4 years of experience in an analytical/consulting role preferably with supply chain or logistics experience
You have a degree in Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Physics, or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus strongly preferred
Previous experience presenting business cases to senior leadership
Experience working within large datasets and passionate about solving complex business problems
You possess an affinity for data, and resourcefulness in obtaining data when clean and or complete information is not available
Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma preferred.
Possess strong written and verbal cross-functional communication skills
Positive, people-oriented, and enthusiastic
Technical experience using SQL, R, Python, or other languages
Additional Salary Information: In addition to base salary, bonus and equity is included in total compensation