Job Responsibilities : Materials Planning Analyst, Shopify Fulfillment Network (Remote, Americas)
Salary : 18 per hour
Company : Shopify
Location : Remote CA
Shopify has redefined commerce raising the standard for how companies of all sizes sell their products and services online and off. With millions of merchants in more than 175 different countries and the most innovative platform on the market we continue to grow rapidly while constantly looking for new ways to impact and disrupt markets. From building a new product feature for our commerce platform to helping a merchant troubleshoot an issue over the phone we want to empower our ecosystem through our work. Our products allow entrepreneurs and brands to focus on what they do best: building and selling their products. Having a unified vision a north star is vitally important to ensure that we are all headed in the same direction. No matter the size or experience we want to power every merchant’s experience. This is why we’re all here.
The Shopify Fulfillment Network (SFN) is early in our mission to democratize fulfillment but it’s one we take very seriously. We can’t carry out this mission without putting our merchants’ needs first and we feel now is the perfect time to add an experienced Materials Planning Analyst to the team.
The team that you’d be joining is working at the forefront of an incredibly exciting and complex Shopify product. These are the folks who plan the future capabilities of SFN especially inventory allocation/placement warehousing capacity network design and packaging requirements to increase speed of delivery and drive down cost.
The focus right now is on optimizing our shipping efficiencies with the right packaging assortment while scoping future growth areas such as green shipping materials. We are a high growth business with multiple warehouses in two countries serving our merchants across the globe. Now is the chance to get in on the ground floor and help us design for scale. We need someone with strong analytical skills and a supply chain background to help us design the future of the network. Please come work with us if you love big open-ended problems a focus on strategy and long-term planning and working with lots of data.
To give you a sense of what you’ll be working on here’s a peek of some of our key priorities:
Materials Planning: Manage our packaging materials replenishment and stock levels on a routine basis for all our warehouse partners routinely assess our box assortment and make recommendations driven by solid cost analysis.
Process Optimization: We need a strong builder who can come in and create our materials processes from the ground up with a focus on packaging optimization.
Vendor Management & Operational Support: Working closely with our vendors and supporting our nodes to ensure they are set up for success!
You are an ideal candidate if you have:
Analytical skills & data-driven: Strong Google Sheets skills ability to problem solve and resolve operational disruptions issues quickly
The ability to work and communicate effectively across functions with both internal and external teams
A supply chain background
Strong problem-solving skills and love to jump into ambiguous and open-ended problems
It would be great if you also had:
Proven success in a project-based role or start-up environment
Direct experience in a high growth or a highly complex supply chain
Experience with SQL
As part of your application please share your response to the following prompt:
Tell us about a time you have been able to solve a problem creatively or work with ambiguity. How did you get to your solution and how did it go? What would you do differently next time?
Closing date: July 1at 11:59PM EDT. Successful candidates can expect to hear back from us within 2 weeks of that date.
Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples racialized people people with disabilities people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities and our planet.
At Shopify we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team – so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for please consider applying.