Wayfair Careers

Manager - Operations & Project Management (Distribution)

Carol Stream, IL
Supply Chain & Logistics - Warehousing/Distribution

Job Description

Manager - Operations & Project Management (Distribution)

The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving change on a variety of impactful and high value operational improvements with the Carol Stream facility. These improvements enable efficient fulfillment and maximize operational flow within the campus. Wayfair is seeking a talented and driven leader to build and execute these improvement opportunities within the campus.

You will be responsible for rolling out national initiatives and identifying new initiatives within the facility. Day to day responsibilities include a balanced mix of problem solving, project coordination, team building and startup operations. The ideal candidate is an energetic team player with a background in Industrial Engineering or Operational Planning who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company.

Who we are: The distribution team is responsible for operating Wayfair’s distribution, pooling and cross dock operations.

You’re a great fit if you have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • Both internal as well as 3PL experience understanding the impact of a high-volume DC and cross dock environment.
  • 5+ years of industrial engineering, supply chain, or operations management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; credible with internal stakeholders and external audiences; comfortable meeting with/presenting to executives and senior management
  • Solid analytical, problem identification, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a demanding schedule in a dynamic work environment
  • Demonstrated senior presence, recognized as an effective manager. Experience managing others preferred
  • An ability to manage and prioritize projects, and to delegate tasks appropriately
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills – dissect and determine root causes of problems, and implement solutions
  • A track record of process improvement despite obstacles and limited resources

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 $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

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Requisition ID: 30881