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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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Sewing
Summary
Title:Sewing
ID:RW 1798
Location:City of Industry, CA
Description
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.

 
Position Summary:
  • The sewer has to have the ability to sew anything that a standard upholstered sewing department would sew in making up-end upholstered furniture. This would include cushions and backs with welt, flat sew, muslin sew, full slipcover sewing, serging, double needle, zipper, piecing and border and be able to sew any repairs of our product or one of our suppliers.
     
Primary Functions:
  • Have the ability to operate computer assisted equipment
  • Be able to use a standard welt foot
  • Use a post double needle sewing machine
  • Familiar with the use of zipper and a self welt border machine
  • Operate a high step serger
  • Adhere to established sewing standards including: sewing is straight and in alignment with cover pattern, and no drop stitches
     
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in production of upper-end upholstery fabric
  • Sewing in an upholstered furniture manufacturing environment
  • Experience reading and understanding production tickets
  • Ability to interpret simple sewing instructions commonly placed in a sewing manual
  • Perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to assure delivery requirements
  • Good communication skills – oral and written
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Follow documented procedures and standards
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Frequently lift bundles of approximately 50 lbs
  • Sit or stand for 10 hour periods

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.

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