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Warehouse Lead - Brisbane Distribution Center

Date: May 20, 2017

Location: Brisbane, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-8621
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
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.

Job Summary:

The Warehouse Lead is a fast-paced position in our Brisbane Distribution Center. In this important role, you will lead a team of warehouse employees in the processing, organizing, and moving of product. We're looking for a leader with excellent communication skills and a positive, motivating attitude.

Specific Responsibilities:

Perform warehouse leadership functions including (but not limited to):

* Receiving, stocking, picking, cataloging and processing returns
* Operate power equipment, such as a forklift
* Communicate with photo teams, buying groups, and other cross-functional teams
* Operate radio frequency scanner
* Enforce all standard operating procedures, company policies, and safety compliance
* Lead a team of warehouse coordinators
* Multi-task and reprioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
* Other projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* High School diploma
* Critical thinking and basic math skills
* Ability to lift 70 lbs
* Forklift certification
* Working knowledge of PC, including email (Outlook) and Microsoft Word
* Ability to self-prioritize and manage multiple projects at once
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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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