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Operations Management - Transitioning or Recently Transitioned Military Service Members

Company: Wayfair
Location: South Elgin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

This is an ongoing, open requisition for current and/or future anticipated needs. Should your profile match an existing opening, our Talent Acquisition team will reach out directly.  

Are you a self-motivated and passionate Transitioning or recently Transitioned Military Service Member (>2 years), looking to join a growing Supply Chain Operations team? 

Wayfair is one of the worlds largest online destinations for all things home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, were reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, youll find a dynamic environment where learning and growth opportunities are abundant and hard work and results are rewarded. 

At Wayfair, were always looking for curious, analytical, and adaptable people to join our home team. We value and honor the contributions of military veterans and spouses, and recognize the unique skills and experiences you bring. We are committed to supporting our military community by providing the necessary resources, training and support to be successful in our fast-paced environment. 



What You'll Do:

  • Manage, coach, develop team of warehouse workers and/or supervisors
  • Manage multiple priorities in a face-paced environment 
  • Monitor and drive key service level metrics for fulfillment to ensure that we are providing excellent customer experience and delivering on our promise.
  • Establish sound process improvement initiatives that drive year over year improvement, as well as streamline and optimize day-to-day operations.
  • Develop robust, trusting relationships with key stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Support operational strategy and innovation to drive business goals for revenue, operational performance, and profitability.
  • Organize and conduct necessary training activities for the staff and workers.
  • Adhere to the compliance of all legal and safety procedures.
  • Effectively prepare and run internal meetings with supporting analytics and data.
  • Manage multiple priorities in a face-paced environment with effective communication and thorough follow through.
  • Mentor, train, and develop your fellow team members to support career progression and learning.

What You'll Need:

  • Transitioning Military Service Member or recently transitioned (>2 years) 
  • Bachelors or associate degree in management, administration, supply chain, customer service, or 5+ years working experience
  • Quantitative mindset, relentless drive and strong administration skills
  • Excellent team building and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resolve crises.
  • Strong project management and continuous improvement skills.
  • Must be comfortable repeatedly lifting up to 75 pounds unassisted and maneuvering product 150+ pounds unassisted or via team lift.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the worlds 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, were 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 youre looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then youll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. Were 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. Thats why were 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.

Keywords: Wayfair, Elgin , Operations Management - Transitioning or Recently Transitioned Military Service Members, Other , South Elgin, Illinois

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