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Supply Chain + Purchase Coordinator
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Job Description

Requisition Number: WE-10449
Area of Interest: Inventory Management
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Supply Chain & Purchase Order Coordinator - West Elm
-THIS IS AN ENTRY LEVEL ROLE

Who we are:
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

The OMS team works with Cross-Functional partners and vendors to place and monitor all purchase orders for the West Elm brand; the team is responsible for multi-million dollars in inventory. OMS is responsible for making sure orders are placed and shipped on time to meet the brand's business needs, in addition to adjusting orders based on selling changes and trends. The team also maintain positive relationships with vendors through professional communication and accurate purchase order placement.

Essential Functions:
* Create purchase orders in RMS and NetSuite per directives from Cross-Functional partners and communicate orders to the corresponding agent/vendor
* Amend purchase orders based on Cross-Functional partner or vendor needs. Communicate purchase order changes to relevant teams to ensure that all parties have agreed to the changes requested
* Monitor reporting to verify purchase orders have been written/amended accurately
* Monitor current on order and follow up with vendors to ensure that orders are being shipped and booked on time
* Update weekly reporting for cross-functional partners to ensure accuracy of ETA dates
* Partner with the Sourcing team to track seasonal items through production and transit to hit "in-Distribution Center" dates on time

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

* Attention to detail, follow through, communication skills
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize work efficiently
* Proficient in Microsoft Excel
* 1-2 year business experience, retail preferred.
* Bachelor's degree preferred.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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