Administrative Assistant II

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

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Olive Branch, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

About Williams Sonoma DC - Memphis & Olive Branch

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams - Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams’ single store in Sonoma, CA into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams – Sonoma. Pottery Barn and West Elm.

Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you have a background in distribution, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources or home delivery – and are looking for a job with a strong opportunity for gaining new skills and for advancement – our Supply Chain Organization could be just the place for you.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc Supply Chain Overview

In 2021, recognized as a Great Place to Work®, an honor which reflects that we are truly a people-first organization. Our operation includes:

  • 3300 full-time associates across Supply Chain
  • 9 large Furniture Distribution Centers located in Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, and Newark totaling 7.5 million square feet
  • 38 delivery hubs in cities larger than 750,000 in population
  • 3 small package ecommerce Distribution Centers located in Memphis, TN and Olive Branch, MS totaling 3 million sq ft, consisting of 1200 full-time associates and 5000 seasonal/temporary associates
  • 4 Sutter Street Upholstery Factories located in North Carolina, Mississippi, and California with over 1,400 FTE’s producing approximately $900 million to $1 Billion in sales of Upholstered furniture
  • Transportation Department for Ocean, Air, Trucking and Rail consisting of over 45 transportation professionals located in Memphis, TN
  • 700 associates in our Sourcing offices in 10 countries in Asia and Europe including China, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Italy, and Turkey

The Reporting Analyst position is located in Olive Branch, MS. This position is responsible for generating and reviewing LM reporting utilized to support Distribution Operations functions, provide visibility to individual performance reports. Maintain the Labor Management system and work to resolve issues as they arise.

You’ll be excited about this opportunity because....

  • Generate daily reporting according to pre-determined timelines
  • Run various LM Reports for management
  • Troubleshoot LM issues and work with IT as needed to resolve
  • Print collates correctly and stage them for pickers
  • Work with Excel documents, QlikView reports, and E-mail to ensure accurate follow-through on requests from the General Managers, Managers, and Leads
  • Communicate with operations managers and leads to ensure that all service goals are met
  • Ensure all interfaces to the LM system are working correctly and timely. Report issues to IT as needed

Check out some of the required qualifications we are looking for in amazing candidates….

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • At least three (3) years highly proficient experience in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, V & H Lookup, Conditional Formatting)
  • 1 year of experience working with warehouse management systems to be able to move within the system regarding Activity Reporting screens.
  • Ability to analyze data and organize reports.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to stand for at least 2-8 hours at a time performing productivity observations in the distribution center environment.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with cultural sensitivity and awareness is essential.
  • Must be able and willing to train other associates.

We prefer some of these qualities as well….

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, or a related field
  • Knowledge of Cognos, Power BI, Crystal Reporting

Our company benefits are second to none in the industry….

  • Generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brand products
  • 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
  • Paid vacations, holidays, Employee Assistance Programs, Time Off to Volunteer & Matching Gifts Community Service Program
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits, Legal and Identity Protection Plans and Pet Insurance
  • For more information on our benefits offerings, please visit