Director of Operations


We are Wayfair; we deliver a best-in-class customer experience in the furniture and home space because of people like you, who are driven, determined, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In order to maintain our high level of delivery standards and meet our customer’s needs, the Wayfair Fulfillment team plays a key role in improving customer satisfaction and driving repeat business. We’ve been busy building a best-in-class fulfillment network that allows us to delight customers by speeding up deliveries, adding services, and reducing damage using our own physical, asset-based warehouses. We are looking for talented hard-working individuals to join our growing team – your professional home awaits you at Wayfair What Youll Do You will develop robust, trusting relationships with key stakeholders and senior leadership, and identify opportunities to improve the Warehousing productivity. You will command a strong senior presence and build a large team of high-performing, diverse & dynamic team consisting of Operations Managers, supervisors and fulfillment center staff Drive creation of quality initiatives, process change initiatives and other Lean initiatives to enable their functional area and ultimately the fulfillment center to meet and exceed business plans Partner closely with a variety of groups company- wide, including transportation, data integration, warehousing, inventory planning, engineering and others to coordinate cross functional projects Monitor and drive key service level metrics for fulfillment to ensure that we are providing excellent customer experience and delivering on our promise Contribute to the development of new tools, processes and technology which make our teams more efficient and effective Support operational strategy and innovation to drive business goals for revenue, operational performance, and profitability Manage multiple priorities in a face-paced environment with effective communication and thorough follow through You’ll establish sound process improvement initiatives that drive year over year improvement, as well as streamline and optimize day-to-day operations Regularly communicate performance trends and improvements to senior management and leadership Responsible for the overall safety, quality, performance and customer experience of the fulfillment center operations What Youll Need Experience with complex operational, process, and performance improvement projects (lean or six sigma experience highly valued) including process mapping and process re-design 7 years of e-commerce, supply chain, operations, or logistics experience Strong process, manufacturing, or engineering background with an ability to understand work flow and throughput in the operation. Able to work collaboratively across functions and synthesize multiple points of view into a streamlined action plan. Able to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company Able to hit the ground running – a confident, entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize projects to delegate tasks appropriately Demonstrated leadership in building a culture of Continuous Improvement for process and operation Analytical ability necessary to gather and interpret data to further develop, recommend and implement solutions Technologically savvy, collaborative confident leader, familiarity with google suite products a plus Extremely organized, meticulous and detailed oriented Six Sigma/lean background a plus

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