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Associate Sourcing Manager, Pottery Barn Kids

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PK-16048
Area of Interest: Quality Assurance - Sourcing
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assists in the execution and on time delivery of quality products in the assigned categories. Create and maintain production status reports. Proactively reacts to production problems to insure the on time delivery of quality merchandise and communicates to sourcing, all departments, agents and suppliers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Creates and implements production tracking formats and reports gathering information from many departments: inventory, merchandising, sourcing, packaging, suppliers, agents, etc.
* Monitors the pre-production activities and reacts to problems. Works with testing, packaging, QA, and traffic to ensure all pre-production activities are completed in a timely manner.
* Collects and reports weekly production/shipping details to ensure on time delivery and communicates to management, sourcing, inventory, buying and all support functions.
* Communicates production status and work in process with agents and internal customers.
* Reviews production status reports and identifies delivery and/or quality problems and determines and communicates the appropriate actions to be taken.
* Monitors production on-site in select situations, and addresses problems at the factory.
* Creates and maintains departmental logs and files including: 1. Product Development Status 2. Time and Action Calendars 3. Production Log and Status
* Close working partnership with buyers, inventory, design, and support departments.
* Close coordination with agents, suppliers and service providers.
* Supervises none or one Production Coordinator.
* Some travel required

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* 4+ years college degree (BA/BS).
* 3-5 years production, sourcing, QA or buying experience in a retail or manufacturing organization

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!

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. 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. (Required for positions based in SF)

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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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