Wayfair Careers

Industrial Engineer

McDonough, GA
Supply Chain & Logistics - Warehousing/Distribution


Job Description

Position Summary

The Automation IE/PM will be a key member of the Wayfair Industrial Engineering team. The PM will work closely with both the IE team and the various Warehouse Operations groups. The PMs primary role is to own projects from start to finish, identify and implement “Best Practices” and “Best Methods”, support tracking of key performance indicators & initiate process improvements throughout the operation. The PM will own scope, schedule and cost of various projects. PM experience preferred. Experience in warehouse required. Experience in Automation design preferred.   

Job Responsibilities  

  • Provides project management support for automation implementation
  • Provides change management guidance, assists with process and equipment validation including but not limited to development, training, documentation and reporting
  • Generates and assesses metrics for dissemination of trends that affect service quality and customer reviews through the use of statistics and quality engineering tools
  • Knowledge of data mining techniques (SQL)
  • Knowledge of Space planning and layout design (AutoCad)
  • Support the development of RFPs as needed
  • Work with multifunctional teams to drive projects to completion
  • Perform ROI Analysis and Procurement for various supply chain solutions including hardware, software, & supporting technology
  • Return on Investment / Operational audits
  • Practices safe work procedures, and follows all safety rules at all times
  • Travel required – 40%

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of hands on project management experience or warehouse continuous improvement in lieu of bachelor’s degree

 

Preferred Requirements

  • This individual should be detail oriented, with strong analytical and organizational skills, who is also highly results oriented and proactive.
  • Knowledge of Labor Management Systems
  • A good technical background Warehouse Management Systems and Microsoft Office is required to be successful in this role.
  • Equally important to your success is the ability to effectively communicate with business partners both local and remote; having excellent communication skills; the ability to handle multiple competing priorities; and a strong customer focus.
  • Excellent time management and multi¬tasking skills are required
  • Ability to identify critical paths and execute (these may change weekly)
  • Involvement with senior management both internally and externally

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.

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Requisition ID: 30736