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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.

 
Openings >> Lead Warehouse Associate (Richmond)
Lead Warehouse Associate (Richmond)
Summary
Title:Lead Warehouse Associate (Richmond)
ID:RW1952
Location:Richmond, 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.


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
  • Train and lead a team of associates to achieve operational goals
  • Work cooperatively with internal and external business partners and customers in accordance with the Company’s mission, vision, and values
  • Help maintain a clean and safe work environment by communicating safety topics, conducting audits, and promoting awareness in all tasks
  • Track productivity, coordinate team assignments, and prioritize and control the workflow on the floor to meet KPIs and help provide the ultimate delivery experience to customers
  • Assist in leading daily start-up meetings, help communicate daily/weekly/goals, and share successes, opportunities for improvement, and best practices with the team
  • Research and resolve issues and provide feedback on operations, processes, and associate performance

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to succeed in a fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management and multitasking skills to meet established deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and innovative problem solver
  • Intermediate computer skills using MSOffice Suite; previous experience with AS400 WMS software preferred
  • Able to lift at least 75 pounds safely
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Prior experience in “white glove” home delivery experience preferred

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.
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