Operations Intern – Inhouse Consulting (m/f) // Wayfair

March 17, 2017
We are looking to hire a talented, driven and entrepreneurial intern to join our operations team. As a member of the EU Projects & Analytics team (In-house consulting), your primary responsibility will be to analyze data, verify product information with our suppliers, and propose solutions based on your analysis. This role requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail as well as negotiation skills, and would suit candidates who enjoy following leads to figure out the root cause of a problem and are also comfortable to talk to our suppliers. With thousands of unique products shipping every week and an ambitious logistics transformation underway, this is a great learning opportunity, as well as your chance to make a decisive contribution to our business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analytical work for the operations in-house consulting team at Wayfair
  • Devising solutions based on the analysis to improve customer experience and reduce costs
  • Driving implementation of solutions cross functionally with multiple stakeholders, including Merchandising and Category Management
  • Miscellaneous analyses in logistics and other Operations focus areas at Wayfair
  • QA of product information on site


  • Fluency in English
  • Proven analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Multi-task, organize well, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a cross functional team environment
  • Education in analytical, or technical field preferred (e.g. Industrial Engineering, Business Informatics, Systems Engineering)
  • Experience with SQL – desirable however not essential
  • Proficient in use of MS Office programs
  • Enthusiastic, quick learner with proven ability to rapidly get up to speed with job knowledge
  • Strong communicator
  • Minimum 4 month duration of the internship

And finally, our proposition to you!

  • Of course the usual competitive salary, bonus, office snacks and drinks and Friday evening beers, but also…
  • An awesome team right in the startup hub of Berlin, Kreuzberg
  • A huge opportunity to be an early entrant and set the stage with us
  • Great mentors and “learn at work” opportunities
  • The chance to develop yourself to higher levels of professionalism
  • Monthly team events
  • And let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in e-commerce

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. 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, your home for affordable modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house with a decidedly modern vibe
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.4 billion in net revenue for full year 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.

Visit the company website

Related Jobs

Related listings on StepStone:

Career Insights - Journal by Jobspotting