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Analyst, CastleGate Analytics Transportation Services

Boston, MA
Supply Chain & Logistics - CastleGate

Job Description

Analyst, CastleGate Analytics Transportation Services

Do you thrive in a start-up environment? Do you have the business savvy and problem-solving skills necessary to grow a business? Are you looking to come on board and make an immediate impact? If so, you would be a great fit for one of Wayfair’s fastest growing businesses, CastleGate Fulfillment Services.

Wayfair is looking for a talented, driven, and entrepreneurial Analyst to help build and execute reporting for a high-growth business.  This person will play a key role in monitoring, analysis, and execution of our rapidly expanding CastleGate ocean freight service.  The ideal candidate is an energetic team player who can use data to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company.  The candidate must have an interest in innovating to solve business problems creatively and a willingness to hit the ground running. 

The ideal candidate is self-motivated and has a high degree of comfort breaking down large data sets and synthesizing results to diverse audiences.  The analyst will keep the various groups impacted by the CastleGate ocean freight program aligned during rapid growth and scaling.  The ideal candidate is comfortable communicating with external partners as required.  The ideal candidate can balance quantitative analysis and critical thinking while working at a tactical level (pivoting between projects real time, digging into data to understand and report trends, and understanding the nitty-gritty).   

Job Description:

  • Develop ad hoc and standardized reporting and analysis for the CastleGate ocean freight program
  • Help develop the sign-up and billing processes for the CastleGate ocean freight program and execute on those processes to support the growth of the program.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional groups, including Account Management, Operations, Finance, and Engineering.
  • Know the numbers behind the business inside and out; serve as a subject matter expert for all internal stakeholders.


Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree, quantitative majors such as mathematics, economics, computer science, and engineering preferred.
  • Proficient in Excel and SQL.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Comfortable thinking outside of the box to build structure around loosely defined projects.
  • Comfortable communicating with internal and external partners in a business setting.
  • Familiarity with financial metrics / KPIs preferred.
  • The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and loves tackling new projects.

Interested in learning more? Please visit our official CastleGate website! http://www.castlegatefulfillment.com/partner_services.php 

And for more information, check out this video showcasing the inner workings of our CastleGate Fulfillment network!

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  • 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 $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

Requisition ID: 24183