Wayfair Careers

Trade Compliance Analyst

Boston, MA
Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Description

The Wayfair Inbound Supply Chain Team is looking to add an Ocean Trade Import Compliance Analyst to help support the growth of our ocean program. This person will be responsible for auditing and record keeping related to ocean imports coming to the US. He/She will utilize knowledge of ocean freight imports and supply chain processes, to review all documents related to the import process, assist with auditing of documentation, daily record keeping and related data entry. This person will also be expected to identify and manage quality external transportation partners to create lasting value add.

Who we are: Inbound Supply Chain team manages all of Wayfair’s logistics operations from our suppliers to our warehouses or direct to our customers. We strive to continually delight our customers by providing the most transparent, reliable, and exception free end to end delivery experience in the industry. We believe in repeatable, scalable, data and process driven management while embracing Wayfair’s entrepreneurial creative and fun atmosphere. We also provide leadership by example in hiring, retention and safety

  • Conduct Audits to review compliance with different Governmental Agencies, such as CBP, FMC and Aphis.
  • Manage Customs Broker and entry operations
  • Generate Negotiated Rate Agreements (NRAs) to our suppliers
  • Data entry and maintenance record keeping for inbound operations
  • Must be able to multi-task and be adaptable to changing deadlines
  • Participate fully with other team members in the day-to-day operations to identify process improvement

Who you are: 


  • 1+ years of Ocean Import Operations, Customs Broker, Forwarding Experience, or relevant Supply Chain Experience
  • Experience with CargoWise, IES/Descartes or a similar NVOCC Platform preferred
  • Extreme attention to detail related to data entry and document review
  • High level of proficiency with MS Excel and/or similar program
  • Ability to assign HTS codes
  • Excellent critical thinker and problem solver
  • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to clearly define complex thoughts in writing
    • Ability to adjust communication style and level of detail to flex between senior executives through front-line associates
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • College degree required

About Wayfair

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings
Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people. Tag: SCL
Requisition ID: 20843