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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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Sutter South Filling Lead
Title:Sutter South Filling Lead
Shift:3X12 (Friday – Sunday, 4 hours Monday)
Location:Booneville, MS

About Williams Sonoma - Booneveille, 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.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc Supply Chain Overview

In 2021, recognized as a Great Place to Work®, an honor which reflects that we are truly a people-first organization. Our operation includes:

  • 3300 full-time associates across Supply Chain
  • 9 large Furniture Distribution Centers located in Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, and Newark totaling 7.5 million square feet
  • 38 delivery hubs in cities larger than 750,000 in population
  • 3 small package ecommerce Distribution Centers located in Memphis, TN and Olive Branch, MS totaling 3 million sq ft, consisting of 1200 full-time associates and 5000 seasonal/temporary associates
  • 4 Sutter Street Upholstery Factories located in North Carolina, Mississippi, and California with over 1,400 FTE’s producing approximately $900 million to $1 Billion in sales of Upholstered furniture
  • Transportation Department for Ocean, Air, Trucking and Rail consisting of over 45 transportation professionals located in Memphis, TN
  • 700 associates in our Sourcing offices in 10 countries in Asia and Europe including China, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Italy, and Turkey

Job Summary
The primary area of focus the lead position will be the Cushion Fill Department on the weekend shift.  The lead person will ensure that daily departmental goals are met and assist operations leadership with leading, guiding, and directing a group of associates while meeting the objectives of Sutter Street Manufacturing in safety, service, quality, and cost.

The Filling Lead position is located in Booneville, MS.

You’ll be excited about this opportunity because you will.... [Insert Desired Job Duties from Job Description]

  • The selected candidate will get to train, lead, and direct a team of associates to perform daily tasks promptly and with high standards to achieve departmental and facility production goals using documented SOPs.  This person will lead through example by performing department tasks safely, correctly, and quickly while demonstrating integrity and acting in a responsible and accountable manner.
  • The right leader will establish and promote good work ethics through teamwork and collaboration with associates while partnering with manager to coordinate team assignments and occasionally re-assign associates to other areas, as necessary.  Always work with the associates to maximize the productivity of the departments while ensuring quality and adhering to and complying with all safety policies.
  • Allowed and expected to share business information and listen to teammates.  Communicate with manager and other departments verbally and through required reporting.  Periodically check work and coach on productivity pace and methods.
  • Develop and maintain daily/weekly productivity reports and suggest improvements to current techniques and processes.  Solicit opinions of team members on effectiveness of department operations to maximize productivity levels
  • Ensure each employee has the correct materials to perform their task properly and the overall cleanliness and organization of the department is maintained throughout the shift.  Ensure tags/tickets/rolls are correctly accounted for within the inventory system and follow system requirements for tracking materials.
  • Adhere to budget requirements and work toward obtaining departmental objectives and division goals while ensuring that all supplies are in place and have been received in a timely manner and correct inventories are maintained.
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Check out some of the required qualifications we are looking for in amazing candidates….

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • At least 1 year of experience in filling operation in upholstered furniture.
  • Good math and reading skills are required as well as experience in reading and understanding production tickets.
  • The ability to interpret simple instructions commonly placed in a production manual  and the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to assure delivery requirements.
  • Good communication skills are essential.  Oral and written communications, and the ability to read, write, and understand English are required plus the ability to keep accurate records and follow documented procedures and standards.
  • The associate will have to demonstrate good problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a team with other associates and managers
  • A strong sense of urgency and time management is needed to meet established deadlines.


We prefer some of these qualities as well….  

  • Associate or bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish.
  • Proficient in the us of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, and Word)
  • Previous supervisory experience.


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

  • The ability to sit or stand for 12-hour periods and bend and twist at waist and knees as required to upholster furniture is required.
  • The lead must be able to lift 20-60 pounds frequently as needed.
  • Ability to see patterns on fabrics and color variations.

​​​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, Employee Assistance Programs, Time Off to Volunteer & Matching Gifts Community Service Program
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits, Legal and Identity Protection Plans and Pet Insurance
  • For more information on our benefits offerings, please visit







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