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Senior Analyst

Boston, MA
Supply Chain & Logistics - Logistics

Job Description


The International Supply Chain team is looking for a Senior Analyst with strong analytics experience & enthusiasm to join the team! In this role, you will be applying quantitative skills to answer high-level business and strategy questions and support operational initiatives. You will be joining a team of highly motivated and skilled individuals that has been tasked with creating a transformational best-in-class global supply chain. The Senior Analyst will have the ability to jump head-first into highly impactful projects but also work with the support of an experienced team. This role will require sifting through large amounts of data, drawing conclusions and interacting daily with stakeholders from several teams. This is a role for someone who thrives working in a fast-paced environment with a “can do” attitude, has the willingness to get to the bottom-of ambiguous challenges and has an eye for details… all while being resourceful and won’t mind rolling up their sleeves!

Who we are:

International Supply Chain is major new business build effort for Wayfair, focused on expanding our logistics and supply chain footprint to include global supply chain services. We are a team of highly driven and self-motivated individuals who are working in a fast-paced and fast-growing environment. The work in this space is transformational and highly visible by senior leadership! Our goal is to manage and drive operational efficiencies within global supply chain by working cross-functionally with teams within CastleGate, Logistics, and Engineering.


Learn more about Wayfair Logistics and Castlegate:



In this role you will:

  • Scope high-level business problems into more specific questions which can then be answered by data-driven analysis & optimized by outlining and driving improvement initiatives
  • Present data with a clear point of view so that insights can be used to help define & drive business strategy
  • Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to drive process efficiency and optimize performance with projects including but not limited to:
    • Take ownership with improving visibility into areas that will enhance program profitability - including partnership with corporate finance & others
    • Identify and analyze cost saving opportunities; provide direction & guidance to team regarding deep dive analysis
    • Provide insights for process improvements based on trend analysis
    • Provide program level updates on collaborative efforts that may not report directly to you (dotted line initiatives)
    • Act as a ‘quarterback’ across OPI, Finance, Transportation, CastleGate and others to drive Optimization agenda forward
    • Prioritize competing interests and focus project plans on the highest impact activities
    • Help define new and improve existing processes across functions
    • This role has potential for high visibility right from the start


  • 1-2+ years of experience in data analytics
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving mindset with strict attention to detail
  • Experience presenting and communicating with senior management
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Previous experience working with cross functional teams
  • Expertise in Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-reliant and able to motivate others
  • Experience in SQL required

About Wayfair Inc.

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.

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Requisition ID: 24346