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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.
Openings >> Seasonal Lead - Peak Season 2022
Seasonal Lead - Peak Season 2022
Summary
Title:Seasonal Lead - Peak Season 2022
ID:328651277
Shift::Sun- Wed, Wed-Sat, Mon-Fri
Location:Olive Branch, MS
Description

About Williams Sonoma DC – Olive Branch, MS

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 Seasonal Lead role is located in Olive Branch, MS. This position is responsible for training and directing a team of associates to achieve departmental and division production goals. 
 

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

  • Utilize Williams-Sonoma's Mission, Vision, and Values to govern daily activities, including guidance to other associates on daily activities
  • Partner with Operations Manager to plan and staff departmental functions
  • Train and develop departmental resources to ensure staffing of all functions within the department Share business information with teammates through floor presence and effective verbal and written communication Promote safety awareness and cultivate the safety culture throughout the company. Adopt the 5S philosophy for maintaining a clean and safe work environment; communicate safety topics and conduct safety audits
  • Ensure availability of materials (supplies) and resources to all associates in the team, so that they can perform their duties with maximum efficiency and minimal downtime.
  • Control and maintain and steady workflow on the floor by ensuring
  • All functions within the department are staffed with adequate headcount - partner with Operations Manager and move associates around by skillset to balance the flow if necessary
  • Ensure associates have the equipment and supplies needed to do their job; follow processes to ensure non-functional equipment is repaired or replaced
  • Champion change management when required and adopt a continuous improvement philosophy
  • And other duties as assigned

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

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • A minimum of 1-2 years years of relevant work experience in supply chain, manufacturing or retail in a supervisory or management role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead from the front lines and be hands on (job has very little desk time)

We prefer some of these qualities as well….

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in high volume distribution or manufacturing
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems
  • Forklift driving experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma certification
  • Bi-lingual

 

Review these physical requirements, as they play a major part in this role….

  • Must be able to climb stairs and/or walk consistently throughout the day

 

EOE

 

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