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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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Merchandise Processor/Forklift Driver
Summary
Title:Merchandise Processor/Forklift Driver
ID:32642
Location:Columbus, OH
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.

Schedule
Monday, Thursday-Saturday; 6am-4:30pm
 
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
  • Safely and efficiently operate material handling equipment to include reach lifts, order pickers, turret trucks (swing arm), pacers, and sit-down.
  • Perform duties as assigned to include fork lift put-away and picking.
  • Ensure proper documenting and system updates concerning inventory locations occur Perform regular cycle counts to ensure accurate inventory
  • Verify piece by ensuring manufacturer carton label matches delivery documents Remove furniture from packaging of cardboard and other packaging (deluxe) Stage and inspect all furniture following outbound guidelines for final inspection Verify all parts/pieces are present
  • Inspect furniture closely noting any blemishes with marking tape Disposition Returned Merchandise after inspection
  • Load trailers
  • Perform end of day clean up or additional task as the workload requires Works cooperatively with others
  • Observes all WSI safety and company rules/regulations/policies Other duties as assigned
  • Utilize Williams Sonoma's Mission, Vision, and Values to govern daily activities, including guidance to other associates and departments.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Self-motivated individual able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented with strong multi-tasking and sense of urgency skills.
  • Able to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to bend, reach, squat, and lift, push or pull up to 70lbs throughout the day
  • High School Diploma or general education degree or equivalent is preferred Previous experience with furniture and/or warehousing is desire
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must
  • Ability to work under pressure and be a fast learner.
 
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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