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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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Manufacturing Specialist - Upholsterer
Summary
Title:Manufacturing Specialist - Upholsterer
ID:RW2177
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.

 

Shift: Monday-Friday: 2:00 pm-10:30 pm

 

Position Summary:

Conduct initial inspection to assure cover matches ticket on piece including cushions and backs. Re-check that all parts in piece are correct prior to placing piece on lift.

 

Primary Job Function:

  • Upholsterer pulls next piece available in line-all supplies, cushions and backs are already with the piece

  • Conduct initial inspection to assure cover matches ticket on piece, including cushions and backs

  • Prior to placing piece on lift, re-check to assure all parts in piece are correct. Place piece on lift.

  • Assure that grain runs straight, no lumps, holes or cat tracks

  • Fit cushions to the in-back and in-arm making sure there is no gap between cushions

  • Assure that seams are straight, even and not gapped open and all welts are straight and even

     

    Qualifications:

  • Up to 5 years of experience in production of upper-end upholstered furniture

  • Good attention to detail and ability to work with hands

  • Experience in reading and understanding production tickets

  • Ability to interpret simple upholstery instructions commonly placed in an upholstery manual

  • 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 frequently lift frames weighing approximately 100 lbs

  • Ability to stand for 10 hour periods and bend and twist as required to upholster furniture

  • Ability to see patterns on fabrics and color variations

     

     

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. promotes a drug-free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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