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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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Forklift Operator (Warehouse)
Title:Forklift Operator (Warehouse)
Date Posted:N/A
Reports To or Hiring Manager:Operations Manager
Grade Level:4S
Employment Type:Full Time Non-Exempt
Location:Arlington, TX
Proposed Salary Range:N/A

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Arlington, TX Distribution Center

Monday - Thursday; 4am - 2:30pm
Pay: $17.50 hourly

Our full-time associates enjoy the following benefits:

Full Health Benefits
Growth/Promotional Opportunities
Casual Dress Environment
40% discount on most merchandise
Complimentary Onsite Fitness Center
Fun contests / reward and recognition programs


Working with Hub operations management, leads, and team to ensure accurate picking, labeling and shipping of all product to meet the service level expectations of internal and external customers.



  • Utilize HubM system for putaway and picking transactions
  • Effectively utilize MHE and/or PITs to complete receiving and picking functions
  • Conduct dock searches for cartons as needed
  • Must be able to systemically account for all cartons that are moved in assigned areas
  • Work with lead to prioritize any hot orders
  • Physically and systemically load/unload trailers using lift and RF equipment
  • PKMS receiving and labeling of inbound product, including verification of OS&D's versus inbound paperwork for shipments
  • Daily put away duties to include putting away of product on all types of MHE and loading of product to trailers as needed
  • Picking and putaway of product from crossdock trailers and racks
  • Verify product is on correct lanes
  • Inspect all merchandise for damages and count discrepancies
  • Safely and efficiently operate material handling tools and equipment
  • Keep work area safe, organized and clean according to general warehousing practices and OSHA requirements daily
  • Utilize Williams-Sonoma’s Mission, Vision, and Values to govern daily activities while maintaining required accuracy percentages, productivity (if required), and quality standards
  • Other duties as deemed necessary



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent attendance and willingness to be part of a team – performing whatever duties are necessary
  • Job requires continuous physical exertion – walking, bending, lifting, standing, climbing – must be able to lift 65 pounds minimum with or without accommodation
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • 6 months experience with RF scanners
  • Ability to operate various types of forklifts at heights up to 45 feet
  • Ability to learn warehouse management system functions (PKMS)
  • Ability to read and verify locations and SKU numbers
  • Willing and able to be cross trained and certified to operate any or all WSI DDC equipment: Reach Tracker, Pacers, Swing Reach, Order Picker/TT, Motorized Pallet Jack
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, ability to work under pressure, and be a fast learner
  • Flexible to work overtime as required

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.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. promotes a drug-free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


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