|Title:||Logistics Coordinator |
|Location:||Olive Branch, MS|
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.
This position is responsible for supporting the Transportation Department through freight planning & tendering, communication with business partners and TMS data management
Essential Job Functions:
Work with the DC’s to manage trailer pools, assign trailers for DC’s to load
Coordination of freight deliveries to warehouses, hubs & stores
Use TMS (transportation management system) to tender loads to carriers and monitor for acceptance
Schedule carrier delivery appointments at consignee locations
Prepare BOL paperwork & file freight claims where necessary
Active participation in conference calls with WSI corporate partners, Carriers, DC’s and Furniture hubs
React to sudden business changes and adjust plans / problem solve
Manage TMS load data, piece counts, shipment statuses, shipment costs
Flexibility to rotate between other coordinator functions within the Transportation Department
1 year proficient experience in MS Excel and Word. Candidate must be able to create and maintain active spreadsheets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette
Possess the ability to work well with others and support team goals. Maintain flexibility and accept other duties as assigned while conducting business in a professional manner at all times
Ability to work extended hours when necessary
- Attention to Details
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
Basic knowledge of PKMS, GTNexus, TMS and Yardview
2 year Associates degree or Bachelor’s Degree
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (includes Access)
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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