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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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Logistics Coordinator
Summary
Title:Logistics Coordinator
ID:2238
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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

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


FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with the DC’s to manage trailer pools, assign trailers for DC’s to load.
  • Coordination of freight deliveries to warehouse, hubs & stores.
  • Use TMS (Transportation management system) to tender loads to carriers and monitor for acceptance.
  • Schedule carrier delivery appointments at consignee locations.
  • Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical and administrative work assisting the claims department in
  • Maintaining claims records, spreadsheets, and data bases.
  • Conducts extensive research using multiple systems.
  • Active participation in conference calls with WSI corporate partners, Carriers, DC’s and furniture hubs.
  • React to sudden business changes and adjust plans/problem solve.
  • Manage TMS load data, piece counts, shipment statuses, shipment cost.
  • Extract data to create reports and distribute to both internal and external business partners.
  • Flexibility to rotate between other coordinator functions within the Transportation Department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 Year proficient experience in MS Excel and Word. Candidate must be able to create and maintain active spreadsheets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette.
  • Possess the ability to work well with others and support team goals. Maintain flexibility and accept other duties as assigned while conducting business in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary.
  • Attention to detail.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic Knowledge of PKMS, GT Nexus, TMS and YardView.
  • 2 Year Associates degree or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office ( includes Excel, Access and Word)
  • Familiarity with QlikView or similar BI tool.

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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