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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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Profile Analyst
Title:Profile Analyst
Shift::Sunday-Thursday 11:00AM-7:30PM
Location:Olive Branch, MS

About Williams-Sonoma - Olive Branch, MS

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 Profile Analyst position is located in Olive Branch, MS. This position is responsible for managing projects related to their job focus and will be expected to own perspective portions of the profiling operations on a daily basis.

You’ll be excited about this opportunity because....

  • Systemically manage the profiling of all retail and DTC skus
  • Communicate with brands, QA and other necessary teams to ensure proper maintenance of retail inventory
  • Ensure the business retains sufficient capacity for holiday and seasonal product by assessing velocity of all skus and ensuring low velocity skus are not occupying primary pick locations.
  • Profile new incoming skus


Check out some of the required qualifications we are looking for in amazing candidates….

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • At least 1 year of Inventory Experience
  • Excellent Attendance
  • Must understand basic logic of velocity in retail and comprehend the profiling portion of the operation to ensure consistent accuracy.
  • Must be familiar with RF and AS400 system
  • Certified or able to obtain certification to operate a 537 (swing reach) and order picker
  • Must be able to learn how to produce and replicate reports in excel and other systems.
  • Strong typing skills and understand windows sufficiently well to learn new processes.
  • Strong working knowledge of PKMS or other warehouse management system
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Run velocity report to ensure product placement is correct according to volume and dimensions
  • Must pay close attention to sku volumes to move slow moving product out of active when needed and move fast moving product to ensure high productivity
  • Do walk-offs in the mods to make sure that product is in the correct active locations to ensure pickers are picking the correct skus.
  • Must be flexible and willing to multi-task within the inventory control department
  • Good use of basic math skills (addition/subtraction/multiplication/division)
  • Analytical ability to solve problems and develop root cause through investigation and analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively


We prefer some of these qualities as well….

  • Familiarity with using Crystal reports
  • Working knowledge of DC operations
  • Prior work experience in Inventory Control or equivalent


Review these physical requirements, as they play a major part in this role….

  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs
  • Ability to climb stairs and/or walk consistently throughout the day and able to adjust to heights

Our company benefits are second to none in the industry….

  • Generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brand products
  • 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
  • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. promotes a drug-free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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