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Janitor/Maintenance Assistant

Date: Jun 14, 2017

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-10986
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Position Summary

Performs routine and basic janitorial, grounds, as well as maintenance tasks at Rejuvenation manufacturing facility.

Specific Responsibilities

* Performs daily and routine housekeeping and cleaning tasks, to include

* sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, polishing floors
* washing and dusting surface areas
* disposing of waste, garbage and recyclable materials
* cleaning and upkeep of bathrooms, kitchen and lunchroom area
* Sweeps and washes exterior surfaces and removes external litter and refuse
* Maintains equipment, systems, and storage areas.
* Assists with other aspect of facilities improvements projects including occasional painting, off-site errands, and construction clean-up.
* Works as a member of a maintenance team.
* Follows up on completed work orders to ensure satisfactory completion of projects.
* Requires the use of power and non-power hand tools (i.e. hammers, wrenches, etc.)
* Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* 1 year prior experience of janitorial or construction clean-up, as well as performing simple maintenance tasks.
* Ability to operate standard janitorial equipment, pallet jacks, and hand trucks.
* Ability to safely use power and hand tools.
* Working knowledge of general safety practices, wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
* Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Ability to work with high sense of urgency and in deadline driven environment.
* Moderate levels of English speaking, writing and reading comprehension.
* Moderate levels of active listening, mathematics, critical thinking, equipment selection, trouble shooting, and repairing.
* Moderate levels of coordination, service orientation, and equipment maintenance.
* Must have valid driver's license and ability to operate company-owned vehicle.
* High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands:

* While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The associate must be able to frequently move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 75 pounds. Must be able to climb and perform work from ladders.

Work Conditions:

* Work is regularly performed in a manufacturing setting. There may be exposure to flying particles and airborne particles, chemicals, fumes, flammable materials, dirt, grease, and electrical equipment (Personal Protective Equipment provided as needed). May work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to humid, hot, or cold conditions as well as exposure to high noise levels.
* May be required to handle chemicals (PPE provided as needed)
* Work will also frequently be performed outside, with exposure to all weather conditions.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Personal Competencies

Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.

Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.

Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.

Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.

Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.

Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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