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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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Product Development Associate
Summary
Title:Product Development Associate
ID:NC3328
Location:Claremont, NC
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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The primary function of this position is to create digitized frame CAD drawings.


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Create frame CAD drawings per Product Development blueprint specifications for new and existing styles.
  • Organize, analyze data and prepare technical reports and specification sheets for frame construction vendors to ensure proper work flow for plant productivity.
  • Work with Brands on developing new and existing styles in auto CAD for use in specification packs for the plants.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years of experience creating digitized frame drawings using CAD in the production of upholstered furniture.
  •  Experience in reading and understanding blueprints.
  • Ability to interpret instructions and operate a computer efficiently.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to ensure delivery requirements.
  • Ability to follow documented procedures and standards.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to keep accurate records.

 

  • Ability to follow documented procedures and standards.
  • Possess excellent time-management skills, including the ability to work independently with little supervision.

 

 

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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