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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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Sutter South - Inspector
Summary
Title:Sutter South - Inspector
ID:32698
Location:Tupelo, MS
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 the 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 Children's Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean up” furniture piece after trimmer has finished, by cutting all strings and detailing piece before inspection process can begin
  • Assure ticket and fabric are correct with the frame piece it is built on
  • Assure correct cushions and backs are in the piece
  • Inspect overall appearance to include standing back and visually checking
  • Complete final inspection to include, but not limited to, all seams are sewn straight, no dropped stitches, no puckered fabric, no fabric defects visible, cushion corners even side to side with tailoring correct, cushions & backs filled out correctly and fit the piece, no lumps or cat tracks, assure all welt is straight and even.
  • Assure all deck labels are in the correct location
  • Inspector to sit on each piece to assure it sits properly and cushions and backs sit properly
  • Take photos of each piece for tracking quality issues
  • After inspected and if no repairs are needed, scan the ticket and move furniture into the Shipping department

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Up to 3 years experience in the quality control area with specific experience in an upholstered furniture manufacturing environment
  • Experienced in using computers for tracking and updating kit location for customer service
  • 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 and follow documented procedures and standards
  • Excellent time-management skills including the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Ability to deal with upholsterers and trimmers on issues needing correction of the furniture piece
  • Ability to frequently lift objects 50-75 lbs or more
  • Ability to bend and twist
  • Ability to push finished furniture across the floor
  • Other duties as assigned to include floating to final and bed inspect areas

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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