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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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Personalization Admin Assistant
Summary
Title:Personalization Admin Assistant
ID:2239
Location:Olive Branch, MS
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.


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Administrative Assistant I will maintain administrative systems and business processes that allow effective management of all personalization-related metrics, planning and strategic activities.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
  • Update, enhance and create reports for the personalization department that aid in decision-making, such as the carryover model, cost allocation and budgeting models, all standard scorecards and reports, hourly/daily/monthly metrics trackers, trend charts, etc.
  • Establish reporting to measure year over year and monthly trends in different facets of the personalization business
  • Interface with Care Centers and Customers on personalization related issues
  • Partner with personalization managers to develop enhanced tools for staffing and on-boarding initiatives
  • Process and complete audits that empower personalization managers to make decisions
  • Aid the management team with training as well as organizing rewards and recognition programs and other team events
  • Maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
  • Complete assigned projects independently and work well within a team environment
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all associates and management staff
  • Prepare and maintain spreadsheets, presentations and word files
  • Collaborate on other projects as needed
  • Must have good attendance and be a team player

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years highly proficient experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and extra hours as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or a related field
  • Five (2) years of administrative and/or clerical experience or personalization administrative exp
  • Five (3) years highly proficient experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access
  • Bilingual

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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