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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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Conveyor Tech
Title:Conveyor Tech
Date Posted:N/A
Reports To or Hiring Manager:Marty Dollar
Grade Level:10
Employment Type:Full Time Non-Exempt
Location:Olive Branch, MS
Proposed Salary Range:N/A

About Williams Sonoma DC - Memphis & Olive Branch

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 Conveyor Technician position is located in Olive Branch, MS. This position is responsible for ensuring that all facets of building maintenance are taken care of by performing preventative and corrective maintenance on all facets of the (MHE) Material Handling Equipment system and Facilities Building Maintenance.

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

  • Repairing and improvements to automation, MHE, building and infrastructure
  • Ability to use a CMMS (work order) system
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally, written, and in e-mail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Safety minded
  • Ability to problem solve/ troubleshoot and understand resources to accomplish tasks
  • Capable of gathering needed materials to complete repairs/work orders
  • Accurately track and store the departments inventory of spare parts, tools, and equipment
  • Supporting continuous improvement within all departments
  • Flexibility with work hours and days. (24 hour by 7 days a week operation, including holidays)
  • Ability to drive (PID) Powered Industrial Trucks inclusive of people movers and forklifts.
    • Will be required to take WSI certification and pass
  • Assess and resolve a wide array of maintenance issues on-site
    • Material Handling systems
    • Robotics systems
    • Electrical knowledge including controls
    • Lighting both interior and exterior
    • Maintain all rack and guard railing
    • Plumbing
    • Welding
    • Carpentry
    • Pneumatic systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance task using tools and equipment
  • Assists Facilities Maintenance Technicians repairing and maintaining Facilities
  • Perform battery changes, and preventive maintenance on batteries
  • Understanding of how equipment, machines, and systems work and the ways to keep them running efficiently
  • Keen eye and attention to detail to identify small issues within the large system
  • Having the skills to be organized and prioritize the tasks in alignment with company goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Note: This job description reflects essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the number or types of tasks that may be assigned or reassigned during the conduct of business


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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience working in maintenance Supporting Material Handling Systems and Facilities Building Maintenance

We prefer some of these qualities as well….

  • Trade School or equivalent preferred

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

  • Ability to grasp, bend and lift.
  • Ability to work at heights and unusual position.
  • Able to safely operate all hand tools.
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Able to operate powered industrial equipment including forklifts, pallet-jacks, and handcarts.
  • Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment – often while working in uncomfortable positions

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


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