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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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Seasonal Operations Manager
Summary
Title:Seasonal Operations Manager
ID:327472
Location:Memphis, TN
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.


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
  • Manage a team and demonstrate excellent communication, inclusiveness, and collaboration skills
  • Provide leadership, direction, training and guidance to associates 
  • Lead by example and support Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Manage the productivity, accuracy and efficiency of the distribution staff
  • Meet all required metrics and setting new standards as the operation progresses
  • Drive continuous improvement and customer service
  • Manage third party relationships with the delivery provider and all performance metrics of the operation
  • Develop plans and execute successfully to ensure KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) are met pertaining to safety, service, cost and inventory integrity
  • Maintain associate records including attendance and performance
  • Requires a considerable level of independence to accomplish objectives and projects
  • Must have the ability to hold self and others accountable in a fast paced distribution or manufacturing environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years of distribution or manufacturing supervisory experience or 5 years supervisory experience in another industry.
  • Experience working with MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with a warehouse management system

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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