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.
The primary function of this position is to receive, inspect and properly handle fabric.
- Receive all fabric.
- Check to insure correct fabric has been received.
- Check color dye lot to see it fits into an acceptable color range; if acceptable but with slight visual differences, consult with management to determine how to handle.
- Inspect fabric for any defects, including width. If acceptable, input fabric into facility computer system
- Tag fabric roll with fabric roll number and place into correct fabric bins
- As cutters need fabric, pull correct roll, check it to the correct cutter and place on cutter’s table. When cutter if finished with fabric roll, bring remaining roll back across computer scales and into bin. If roll is used up, zero the roll off the computer system.
- Up to 3 years experience in Fabric Receiving/Inspection area with specific experience in upholstered furniture manufacturing environment.
- Experience 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 ability to work independently with little supervision
- Ability to frequently lift rolls weighing approximately 100 lbs or more
- Ability to bend and twist
- Good vision with or without corrective lenses
- Ability to see patterns on fabric, good color distinction ability
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.