Operations Controller (f/m)

Business Development & Data Science Poznan, Poland


The Westwing mission is to inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our customers in 11 European countries. In less than 7 years on the market, we have grown to 220 million Euros in revenues in 2017. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.
The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,100 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future.

To pursue our ambitious growth strategy, we are looking for an Operations Controller Poznan (m/f).

In this position, you will work directly with the Head of Warehouse Logistics for our massive Poznan warehouses to optimize our total fulfillment cost. Based on analyses of the actual costs and performance KPIs, you will support the local management team in identifying the biggest cost improvement initiatives – and in pushing those initiatives to implementation until they are realized in the bottom line.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Own the local logistics cost business plan and analyze actual deviations from plan in detail
  • Identify the biggest improvement opportunities and jointly with the local team drive them to implementation in the bottom line
  • Coordinate the weekly short- and mid-term manning plan based on demand forecasts provided by the headquarter team
  • Support local management by creating financial and operational KPI transparency for daily performance management
  • Continuously work with the central Operations Finance team to further develop our performance management instruments

You come with:

  • Very good academic credentials with a background in Business Administration or other quantitative sciences, e.g., Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience as a Business or Operations Controller in a fast-paced and metrics-driven environment, ideally Warehouse Logistics / eCommerce
  • Excellent intellectual analytics combined with a drive to push improvements to to the bottom line
  • A communications style that makes you connect easily with a wide variety of people, from senior managers to foreign warehouse workers
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and at least intermediate SQL skills

We offer:

  • A high-impact role with plenty of senior management exposure in an incredibly fast-paced growth environment
  • Significant responsibility in a growing organization – and the chance to grow massively with it
  • A highly talented, dynamic, and international team
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development with high impact
Please send your applications in English.

Location: Robakowo, some project-related travel