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Date: Jul 14, 2017

Location: Olive Branch, MS, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: MS-10601
Area of Interest: Human Resources
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Mississippi
Position Type: Full-time



The Training Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing and facilitating training and organization development programs that will ensure a high performing supply chain team. Will plan and lead peak seasonal operations and personalization training efforts in Olive Branch and Memphis. This role will also be responsible for the development and execution of leadership, soft skills and safety training, as well as, partnering with HR Directors in executing the Williams Sonoma succession planning process.


* Continually assess needs, design training solutions and measure results
* Work closely with Human Resources and Operations leadership to determine and assess the training needs of the organization and develop plans to address training needs
* Conduct and supervise training and development programs for associates including operational training, leadership development and skills training
* Partner with HR Directors in executing the succession plan process to include individual and team development, as well as, tracking of movement through the organization
* Maintain current documentation and records pertaining to training
* Partner with outside organizations in the development of training programs
* Support the Human Resources team with assistance as needed



* Bachelor's degree in business related field with concentration in Training and Development or Human Resources
* 5+ years of training experience -- experience providing training in a distribution/warehouse environment is preferred
* Strong communication and leadership skills
* Excellent presentation skills
* Knowledge of LMS systems and proficient in PowerPoint and the Microsoft Office
* Excellent interaction skills - ability to communicate verbally and in written form to all employees
* Maintain knowledge base on policies and procedures concerning safety, technical and operations philosophies


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.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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