Wayfair Careers

Senior International Procurement Analyst

Boston, MA
Supply Chain & Logistics - Logistics


Job Description

International Supply Chain – Asia consolidation procurement analyst

 

Wayfair is redefining the way customers buy online and one of the key pillars of that strategy is to create a truly differentiated and vertically integrated supply chain. To enable this differentiated experience, Wayfair is investing heavily to create a supply chain network throughout China and Southeast Asia.  This is an exciting, fast-paced, and high-visibility initiative and we are looking for leaders who can help disrupt the status quo and redefine an industry.

 

We are looking for a Procurement Analyst who will help lead the strategic sourcing of carriers and drive operational excellence at all warehouses in Asia. This individual will be innovative, process driven, and team oriented with an entrepreneurial and scrappy approach to problems.  This candidate must be able to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment with Wayfair growing at an unprecedented 50% year over year. 

 

What you will do:

  • Develop applicable sourcing strategies
  • Discover 3PLs who are complementary partners to our mission
  • Engage and reengage carriers to build and maintain relationships
  • Negotiate with outside suppliers to obtain valuable terms and conditions
  • Examine existing contracts and determine areas of opportunity
  • Analyze risk and perform risk management of supply base
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure suppliers are chosen and integrated with an optimal approach

 

Traits and skills

  • Natural-born communicator – you are approachable, confident and enthusiastic. You communicate (both verbal and written) detail processes in a simple and concise manner making information easy to understand and engaging at all levels
  • Self-starter – you set goals and go after them passionately
  • Flexible and quick on your feet – you are comfortable speaking with people and answering questions you may not be prepared for
  • Microsoft Office Expert – you’re always being asked, “How did you do that?” when you’re working in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Detail-oriented and organized – you have an eye for detail and remember to cross your “T’s” and dot your “I’s.”
  • Rapid decision-maker – you have no problem making decisions quickly and confidently
  • Analytical thinker – you’re good with numbers, which might be why you’re always the one to split the bill at dinner
  • Execution – you have a strong ability to make a plan come to life with a creative approach quickly

 

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience with:
    • SQL or other database querying experience
    • Project Management
    • Proficient in Mandarin and/or Cantonese

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-L
Requisition ID: 22277