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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 >> Seasonal Warehouse Associate
Seasonal Warehouse Associate
Title:Seasonal Warehouse Associate
Shift::7:00am - 3:30pm
Location:Memphis, TN
STATUS: Seasonal, Non-Exempt
SHIFT: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm

This position is responsible for supporting the Transportation Department through freight planning, logistics reporting, communication with business partners, freight claims and data management.

  • Coordinate freight deliveries to warehouses, hubs & stores
  • Work with the DC’s to manage trailer pools and assign trailers for loading
  • Schedule carrier delivery appointments at consignee locations
  • Use TMS (transportation management system) to manage freight tenders and monitor/manage service levels
  • Perform a variety of clerical and administrative work assisting the claims department including maintaining claims records, spreadsheets and databases
  • Active participation in conference calls with WSI corporate partners, freight carriers, warehouses, final mile hubs and stores
  • Conducts extensive research using multiple systems
  • React to sudden business changes by adjusting plans and problem solving
  • Manage TMS shipment data including volumes, piece counts, shipment statuses & costs
  • Negotiate spot capacity and rages with freight carriers
  • Extract data to create reports and distribute to both internal and external business partners
  • Flexibility to rotate between other functions within the Transportation Department

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of professional work experience OR a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Logistics related field of study
  • 1 year of proficient experience in MS Excel and MS Outlook. Candidate must be able to create and maintain active spreadsheets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Functional knowledge of PKMS, GTNexus, TMS, Yardview and Qlikview…or similar systems & BI tools
  • 2 years of professional experience in Transportation or Customer Service-related roles
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (includes Excel, Access and Word)
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