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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2018

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-14434
Area of Interest: Furniture Manufacturing
Organization: Manufacturing
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will be part of the Manufacturing Engineering team supporting production of lighting and hardware components and assemblies in our Portland factory. Our job is to insure the product is processed through the factory in the safely and efficiently, while maintaining the high quality and beautiful aesthetic that defines our brand.

About the Role

In the Manufacturing Engineering role, you'll be responsible for supporting production in their daily goals. You'll use MS Dynamics AX, CAD tools and Office 365 tools to communicate with product engineering, inventory planners, external vendors and the production team to launch multiple new lighting and hardware products as well as maintaining the quality and productivity of existing product.

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

* Evaluate production process to eliminate waste in time and material using time studies and production scrap analysis
* Develops appropriate routings, and manufacturing work instructions.
* Provides technical support to Production operations in the areas of equipment, layout, tooling, fixtures and machines to ensure low-cost, high-quality products.
* Maintain DAX Routing times and specifies routing operation notes
* Maintain UL production testing and documentation
* Write, document, and implement QA standards and guides for internal team and external vendors
* Work directly with inventory planners to insure timely communication with vendors on defect quality reporting, track and analyze vendor performance results
* Provide hands on support to QA Inspection team as needed.
* Provide engineering support to Manufacturing ensuring consistent application of quality techniques
* Improve existing product design for manufacturability and ease of assembly, and reduction of product cost.
* Collaborate with new product engineers to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design.
* Complete root cause defect analysis of fixture and part failures.
* Document and communicated written reports on production quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues.
* Develop necessary rework instruction for internal fabrication team on a case by case basis.
* Maintain accurate Bills of material in DAX.
* Evaluates resourced components for fit and function
* Complies with company handbooks and policies.
* Performs other duties as assigned by management.

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 daily
* 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!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering
* Minimum of 4 years of experience in manufacturing engineering
* Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills
* Experience with spinning, stamping, forging, casting manufacturing processes a plus
* Experience with World Class Manufacturing/Lean/Toyota Production System principles, TPM, 6S a plus
* Experience with Microsoft Dynamics a plus
* Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others at all organizational levels

Technical Competencies required:

* Experienced in using CAD software
* Proficient in MS Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes 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. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. 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.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, personal time, and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations

FOR NON-TECHNOLOGY OPENINGS:

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

INCLUDE ONLY IF ROLE IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

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.


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