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 Job Function/Duties
- Border/Zipper sewer obtains work from prep table, including the entire cushion sew package
- Completes both the zipper and the border operation on each piece
- Adheres to established sewing standards, including: ½” seams, sewing is straight and in alignment with cover pattern, assure there are no drop stitches, sew in tabs correctly, assure border is running straight through the border machine, pull all borders to assure borders are straight and the welt is even throughout the border
- After sewing and properly pulling the border, place the cover back into the bundle and place bundle in its proper place on the staging table
- If inspector is available, will assist sewer with getting and retrieving covers
- Up to 5 years of experience in production of upper-end upholstery fabric sewing in an upholstered furniture manufacturing environment
- Experience in reading and understanding production tickets and ability to interpret simple sewing instructions commonly placed in a sewing 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
- Ability to follow documented procedures and standards
- Excellent time-management skills including ability to work independently with little supervision
- Ability to frequently lift bundles of approximately 50 lbs
- Ability to 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.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.