Business Analyst – Inhouse Consulting (m/f) // Wayfair

June 13, 2017
We are looking to hire a talented, driven and entrepreneurial analyst to join our Operations team. As a member of the EU Projects & Analytics team (Inhouse 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:

  • Build, manage and optimize our inventory and in-stock management strategy, systems, and processes
  • Monitor, analyze and own key performance indicators such as in-stock rate, procurement lead time, fill rate, forecast accuracy and turns
  • Forecast and manage efficient inbound and outbound inventory flows and health, including forecasting, purchasing, and removing unproductive inventory
  • Drive root cause analysis/reporting on operational issues
  • Partner with Supply Chain, Category Management & other internal teams to get the right information
  • Possess strong data extraction and analytical capabilities along with the ability to present this data to senior management


  • University degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or a Supply Chain/Operations discipline
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving skills combined with ability to analyze large sets of data, pull out insights and then proactively communicate those insights to senior leaders
  • Ability to grasp complex issues and look beyond the obvious
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to work successfully within and across teams
  • Self-motivated and proactive with high attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Solid Know-How in Excel & SQL (SQL Server 2012)
  • Fluent in English

And finally, our proposition to you!

  • A competitive salary and bonus that come along with a unique work life balance
  • A company culture driven by pioneer-thinking and talent that crosses departments and hierarchies
  • Great mentors and career development opportunities through our learn@work program
  • We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events
  • Of course fresh fruits, snacks & drinks every day!
  • We’re in the heart of the Berlin startup scene with lots of space to encourage collaboration and teamwork
  • Let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in e-commerce

Apply now!

We´re happy to hear from you! Work with us! Please apply in English via our recruitment system Jobvite and have your CV and a motivation letter (or however you want to express you´re the right candidate) ready and use this link:​

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, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • DwellStudio, unexpected modern design for everyday life
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.6 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,700 people.

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