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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 >> Seasonal Logistics Coordinator
Seasonal Logistics Coordinator
Summary
Title:Seasonal Logistics Coordinator
ID:327807
Shift::Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Location:Memphis, TN
Description

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 Seasonal Logistics Coordinator position is located in Memphis, TN. This position is responsible for supporting the Transportation Department through freight planning, logistics reporting, communication with business partners, freight claims and data management.

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

  • Coordinate freight deliveries to warehouses, hubs & stores
  • Work with the warehouses to manage trailer pools and assign trailers for loading
  • Schedule carrier delivery appointments at consignee locations
  • Use TMS (transportation management system) to manage freight tenders and monitor/manage service levels
  • Perform a variety of clerical and administrative work assisting the claims department including maintaining claims records, spreadsheets and databases
  • Active participation in conference calls with WSI corporate partners, freight carriers, warehouses, final mile hubs and stores
  • React to sudden business changes by adjusting plans and problem solving
  • Manage TMS shipment data including volumes, piece counts, shipment statuses & costs
  • Negotiate spot capacity and rages with freight carriers
  • Extract data to create reports and distribute to both internal and external business partners
  • Flexibility to rotate between other functions within the Transportation Department

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience OR a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Logistics related field of study
  • At least 1 year of proficient experience in MS Excel and MS Outlook. Candidate must be able to create and maintain active spreadsheets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

We prefer some of these qualities as well….

  • Functional knowledge of PKMS, GTNexus, TMS, Yardview and Qlikview…or similar systems & BI tools
  • 2 years of professional experience in Transportation or Customer Service-related roles
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (includes Excel, Access and Word)

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

EOE

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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