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Warehouse Construction Manager

Company: Wayfair
Location: Hebron
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Wayfair Design Engineering team is responsible for all aspects of design, pre-construction and scoping of Wayfair fulfillment centers and home delivery operations.  As the leader of the Construction design team you will consider incorporation of layouts and designs and how they impact the key pillars of People, Safety, Storage, Cost, Throughput and Flow.  The construction design leads primary function is the design of yards, buildings, employee amenities, storage and fire suppression safety. The collective team will own generating requirements for real estate and implementation teams to execute across the global supply chain.

What Youll Do

  • Own the overall design of Wayfair buildings working with national AE firms. 
  • Provides project management support for new construction and existing facilities by interfacing between key team membersexternal and internal. 
  • Track and communicate weekly project schedule updates to all teams and key stakeholders. Review and address plan details, resolve issues before they result in either financial or schedule impacts to the project. 
  • Conduct punch list walk-throughs and project acceptance as required. Maintain continual open communication with Wayfair teams and all vendor and subcontracting partners.  
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Wayfair building and fit-up specifications for consistent execution of new projects. 
  • Create and manage project schedules, and communicate schedule status, critical path, and key milestones. 
  • Create and manage project budgets, and provide budget status as required. 
  • Manage other projects outside of construction as needed, including racking installations, and other ad hoc requirements.  
  • Practices safe work procedures, and follows all safety rules at all times including managing safety expectations of all contractors. 
  • Administrative work in support of project management. 
  • Travel required   70%  

What Youll Need

  • Education  Bachelors degree with an emphasis in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering, or Bachelors Degree and 10 Years of hands-on field work or equivalent military experience.    
  • Experience  7 years of experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3 years of hands on project management experience or engineering field work in an automated environment.  
  • Detail oriented, with strong analytical and organizational skills, who is also highly results oriented and proactive.   
  • Ability to effectively communicate with business partners both local and remote having excellent communication skills the ability to handle multiple competing priorities and a strong customer focus.    
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills    
  • Ability to identify critical paths and execute (these may change weekly)   
  • Communication and involvement with senior management both internally and externally.   
  • Ability to work independently, pivot and prioritize in a fast paced environment.

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, Cincinnati , Warehouse Construction Manager, Other , Hebron, Ohio

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