Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Company Overview
Since it was founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams’ single store in Sonoma, California, into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and west elm. That growth continues today. Our Global Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company and key to its success.
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 is just the place for you.
We employ thousands in our regional distribution operations and in our over 600 retail stores, customer care centers and corporate headquarters. That’s why we work hard to support the community, including the institutions that are important to our employees, such as St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
The primary function of this position is to pack furniture for transport and delivery.
- Assure the ticket matches the piece of furniture before preparing for packing.
- Check over the piece to assure there is no visible damage and nothing is missing.
- Keep the piece clean, damage-free and protect legs on the piece when moving around on the floor, hoisting on the lift and conveyor.
- Pack piece according to established standards – usually consisting of solid tray, interpack with double lining, end caps for one end, foam rail floaters, and clear shrink bag
- Following packing process, place piece on a truck or into VMI storage and scan packing ticket. If loaded on a truck Scan the item as “shipped”
- Flexibility to move to different areas of plant as required and perform other functions as necessary
- Up to 3 years experience in wrapping and shipping department with specific experience in an upholstered furniture manufacturing environment preferred
- Experience using computers for tracking and updating kit location for customer service
- Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to assure delivery requirements
- Good communication skills – oral and written
- Ability to keep accurate records and follow documented procedures and standards
- Excellent time-management skills, including ability to work independently with little supervision
- Ability to work professionally with upholsterers and trimmers on issues
- Ability to frequently lift objects weighing 75 lbs or more
- Ability to bend and twist as required in moving/loading furniture
- Ability to push finished furniture across the floor
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.