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Full-Time

Inventory Planning Analyst

Posted on 7/1/2024

Wayfair

Wayfair

10,001+ employees

E-commerce platform for furniture and decor

Consumer Goods

Junior

Boston, MA, USA

Category
Inventory Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Physical Retail allocation experience preferred, with experience in Home or adjacent categories (e.g., general merchandise)
  • 1- 2+ years in analyst role or similar required.
  • Ability to organize multiple data sets clearly for concise communication.
  • Ability to identify new process improvements where needed.
  • Ability to leverage data (quantitative and qualitative) to drive strategic decision-making and tight execution
  • Able to collaborate and communicate with cross-functional partners across a variety of functions throughout the organization to achieve objectives
  • Evidence of “scrappy start-up execution” and a “get it done” attitude when time is tight and stakes are high
  • Uses creative problem solving when a conventional solution is not apparent
  • Thrives in a high growth, ambiguous environment
Responsibilities
  • Create and execute allocation strategies for new store launches and existing store replenishment in close collaboration with B2B, Store Operations, and Logistic partners
  • Track and troubleshoot inventory movement while maintaining clear and accurate communication to key cross-functional partners
  • Communicate effectively with P&A Manager and broader team on a daily basis on issues and workstream processes and identify and action risks/opportunities to ensure inventory needs are met
  • Learn and develop system expertise in O9 Allocation and work to troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Identify and help create new process improvements as needed to drive efficiencies across the P&A team
  • Assist in the creation of and distribution of allocation-related reporting

Wayfair is a leading e-commerce platform specializing in home furnishings and decor, offering an expansive selection that caters to diverse tastes and budgets. The company stands out for its strong customer-centric approach, utilizing advanced e-commerce technologies to enhance the shopping experience. Working at Wayfair provides employees with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values innovation in digital commerce and customer engagement, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about driving technological advancements in the retail industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-8%

1 year growth

-10%

2 year growth

-19%