Wayfair is hiring an

Associate Project Manager, Large Parcel Operations

Boston, United States
Full-Time

Wayfair’s Operational Excellence team is looking for an Associate Project Manager to assist in the rollout of new warehouse facilities across the country. You will be working with VPs, senior directors, and operations managers to ensure complex projects with aggressive timelines stay on track and on budget. You will be joining a team of highly motivated and skilled individuals that has been tasked with creating a revolutionary best-in-class supply chain.

Who we are: Operational Excellence is an internal consulting team that manages the rollout of new large parcel facilities and helps to drive operational efficiencies across existing sites. We work cross functionally with real estate, finance, operations & IT to ensure new buildings launch smoothly and operations within the building are humming from day one.

In this role you will:

  • Evaluate the progress of the project to ensure that the timeline is followed steadily and consistently.
  • Keep an open line of communication with the project participants so they can alert you to potential snags and problems they might see on the horizon.
  • Embrace the role of researcher, anticipating that at some point in the project, you will have to investigate some element that is vital to its culmination.
  • Perform important administrative functions for the project manager, which might include updating the project schedule, taking minutes at meetings and writing progress reports to the project team.
  • Function as an adjunct to the project manager, completing tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with cross functional teams and high level stake holders
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong Microsoft office skills, specifically excel
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%
  • Strong administrative skills, ability to prioritize, delegate, and meet deadlines
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Problem solving mindset with strict attention to detail
  • Familiarity with SQL is a plus

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, a go-to online source making modern design more accessible
  • DwellStudio, a design house with a decidedly modern vibe
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.14 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.