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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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Trimmer
Summary
Title:Trimmer
ID:3471
Location:Claremont, NC
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Trimmer will pull, lift and place the next upholstered piece in line weighing approximately 50-100 lbs onto the work station in order to build up.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct initial inspection of frame and materials to assure all pieces match the ticket on piece, including cushions and backs

  • While trimming the outside of the piece assure the fabric has no lumps, holes or cat tracks. Also ensures the grain runs straight and that there are no loose corners.

  • Ensure seams are straight, even and not gapped open while also ensuring welts are straight and even.

  • Fit cushions to the in-back and in-arm making sure there is no gap between cushions

  • Assure that seams are straight, even and not gapped open and all welts are straight and even

  • Install black bottoms on underside of piece

  • Must be able to successfully pass a post offer job screen

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Up to 5 years experience in production of upper-end upholstered furniture

  • Good attention to detail and ability to work with hands

  • Experience in reading and understanding production tickets

  • Ability to interpret simple upholstery/trimming instructions commonly placed in an upholstery/trim manual

  • 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 frames weighing approximately 75 lbs

  • Ability to stand for 10 hour periods and bend and twist at waist and knees as required to upholster furniture

  • Ability to see patterns on fabrics and color variations

     

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