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Industrial Engineer - Distribution Center

Requisition Number: TN-13857
Area of Interest: Operations
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Tennessee
Position Type: Full-time



The Industrial Engineering team is responsible for leading and assisting in the utilization and maintenance of labor management systems, facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations.


* Perform time studies and data analysis to develop labor standards, make informed business decisions on "best practices" and measure labor utilization
* Maintain and drive performance improvements through Manhattan Associates Labor Management System in both Distribution and Manufacturing environments
* Conduct Training on the Labor Management and Incentive based pay programs
* Assist in data entry and creation of daily/weekly management reports for cost analysis, financial planning, and Site/Department productivity
* Participate in implementation of training programs for non-exempt employees as required to implement operational process improvements
* Must have a general understanding of functional flow documents, organization charts, process flow charts, and project information/plans to determine functions and responsibilities of resources
* Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams' single store in Sonoma, California, into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and west elm. That growth continues today. Our Global Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company and key to its success. 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 is just the place for you. We employ thousands in our regional distribution operations and in our over 600 retail stores, customer care centers and corporate headquarters. That's why we work hard to support the community, including the institutions that are important to our employees, such as St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.




* Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or technically related field required
* Minimum 3-5 years Industrial Engineering experience in a fast pace Retail/DTC distribution environment required
* Minimum of 1-year labor management experience
* Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Projects, Word, PowerPoint and Visio
* Project Management experience preferred
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Quality Management experience
* Process Management experience
* Proficiency in WMS, Access and Manhattan's LMS


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.