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Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. We also own and operate a growing manufacturing base right here in the United States, proudly producing nearly all of the upholstered furniture and much of the lighting sold through our brands. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you are an expert in global logistics, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources, or home delivery and have a passion for quality and customer service, our Supply Chain Organization may just be the place for you.
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Transportation Analyst I
Title:Transportation Analyst I
Shift:Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Location:Memphis, TN

About Williams Sonoma DC - Memphis, TN

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams - Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams’ single store in Sonoma, CA into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams – Sonoma. Pottery Barn and West Elm.

Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you have a background in distribution, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources or home delivery – and are looking for a job with a strong opportunity for gaining new skills and for advancement – our Supply Chain Organization could be just the place for you.


The Transportation Analyst I position is located in Memphis, TN.

The Transportation Analyst I will work on projects of diverse scope and complexity and serve as the change agent for Continuous Improvement. The person in this position analyzes different SOP and practices and assesses the scope and impact of each on business. They will identify and document process charts, information resources, distribution paths, and system specifications. The BA will also help with maintenance and onboarding of workflow platforms such as Infor Nexus (previously GTNexus). The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.


You’ll be excited about this opportunity because....

  • Perform data analysis and conduct research related to International Transportation operations to identify variance, discrepancies, and gaps; utilize the findings to determine opportunities for improvement and recommend timely corrective actions.
  • Develop reporting tools and create dashboards using Business Intelligence Software e.g., QlikView and GTN SCI to provide higher visibility and facilitate data driven decision making in daily operations.
  • Create project SOPs and documentation for various projects and build a knowledge repository.
  • Independently initiate, identify, research, investigate, analyze, define, and document process changes with the aim of increasing productivity and enhancing efficiency.
  • Understand organization's direction, structure, and requirements.
  • Document and refine system modifications within Infor nexus such as Milestone models, Transit times, Predictive ETAs, and other various administrative tasks.

Secondary Functions:

  • May assist in development of project plans using the associated project planning tools, which include work plans, schedules, milestones, critical paths, detailed tasks, and deliverables.
  • Provide status on project milestones, alerting client/project manager of any potential delays.
  • Maintain issue logs, tracks/follows up on problems.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction.

Check out some of the required qualifications we are looking for in amazing candidates….

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Supply Chain Management or Logistics Management
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and MS Office would be very beneficial.
  • Strong experience in extracting/mining and processing large sets of data. 
  • Strong experience in building reports from multiple data sets.
  • Excellent project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects in time bound fashion.
  • Knowledge of current best practices in Supply Chain Optimization, Transportation and Distribution.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and can work with minimal supervision.

Our company benefits are second to none in the industry….

  • Generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brand products
  • 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
  • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. promotes a drug-free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At this time, we are not accepting referrals from third party recruiting agencies for this position.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

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