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Distribution Analyst

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-12842
Area of Interest: Inventory Management
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time


About the Role

Ensures the store stock on hand to support sales. Translate assortment and buy plans into distribution parameters. Allocate merchandise to stores. Analyze and adjust store parameters to maximize sales and profit.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Develop distribution strategies and utilize JDA to maximize in stock position.
* Translate assortment and buy plans into distribution parameters.
* Analyze stock to sales and adjust store parameters to increase or decrease product flow.
* Distribute initial order and replenishment to stores.
* Review and fill back orders.
* Work with visual floor set to insure in stock and presentation quantity by location.
* Manage new store planned inventory levels to insure in stock store opening.
* Recommend to Planner and merchant distribution strategies to maximize business.
* Monitor and resolve inventory control issues with on hand accuracy and data integrity.
* Insure stores maintain appropriate in stock services levels weeks on hand.
* Create and update store groups to support distribution strategy.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


Technical Competencies required:

* 1-2 year previous retail distribution experience.
* Excellent technical skills, specifically Excel and other Microsoft office applications.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

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.

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration).

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, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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