Senior Manager - Operations & Project Management (Distribution)

Senior Manager, Operations and Project Management 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving change on a variety of impactful and high value operational improvements with the Perris distribution campus. These improvements enable efficient fulfillment and maximize operational flow within the campus. The campus is comprised of two facilities totaling over 2 million square feet. 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 distribution center. 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 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

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