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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.
Openings >> Supply Chain Solution Manager (Global)
Supply Chain Solution Manager (Global)
Summary
Title:Supply Chain Solution Manager (Global)
ID:32864988
Shift::Monday-Friday
Location:Memphis, TN
Description

About Williams Sonoma Supply Chain - Memphis, TN & Olive Branch, MS

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams - Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams’ single store in Sonoma, CA into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams – Sonoma. Pottery Barn and West Elm.

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 could be just the place for you.

Culture
Every day at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a high quality, high energy work experience. By joining our global enterprise, you will be supported by state of the art technology and become an integral part of one of the most talented teams in retailing. With over 50 years of experience, we’ve been enhancing our customers’ lives at home and our associates’ lives in the workplace.

This new and exciting role within our global logistics operations team will be responsible for leading optimization initiatives and process improvement efforts throughout the WSI supply chain organization. This role will involve leading projects and driving change in an increasingly complex global supply chain.


The Supply Chain Solution Manager position is located in Memphis, TN.


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

  • Facilitate the growth and optimization of WSI’s global supply chain by reducing cost, improving service, and eliminating non-value added activities
  • Conduct process improvement initiatives from project ideation, to data mining and analysis, to project management and execution
  • A strong internal and external customer commitment
  • Analysis and optimization of international transportation network, optimum cbm utilization and awareness of business systems uses/interfaces.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships at multiple levels in order to work cross organizationally toward solutions and excellent leadership and consensus building skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Asia, Europe and Subcon to US origin import process: Cargo, Data, Documentation flows.
  • Strong emphasis on Digitization of business processes.
  • Monitor and analyze P&L of the operations, establish business controls, and provide solutions to minimize cost and increase revenue. Deliver YOY savings and all other Financial and Operational performance KPIs.
  • Ability to monitor and achieve financial plans and budgets
  • Manage projects under aggressive time and dollar constraints
  • Operate in a manner that ensures peak productivity and corporate profitability
  • Business-management report development using BI tools.
  • Business process SOP documentation and business-management tool development.
  • Be self accountable and have the ability to take educated risks to implement new strategies and initiatives to effectively exceed requirements.


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline
  • At least  7 years of Transportation experience with constant progression
  • Experience in Ocean and Origin Operations (CFS) environment.
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Proven track record of managing multiple highly complex projects and change management
  • General knowledge of supply chain principles, project management and Six Sigma beneficial
  • Ability to analyze current processes and drive change based on findings
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of leadership and with external providers
  • Proficient in all MS Office, with strong capability in database applications like SQL server, Excel and Access.
  • Knowledge of MS Projects, GTNexus, QlikView, EDI. Lean, Six Sigma and Visio is preferred.

We prefer some of these qualities as well….
  • Masters or other advanced degree
  • Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma trained/certified


​​​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, Employee Assistance Programs, Time Off to Volunteer & Matching Gifts Community Service Program
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits, Legal and Identity Protection Plans and Pet Insurance


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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