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Assistant Planner- Rug, Window and Bath - Pottery Barn Kids
Williams-Sonoma Inc. | San Francisco, California
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Job Description

Requisition Number: PK-11113
Area of Interest: Inventory Management
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Kids
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Assistant Planner, Rug, Window and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are 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. 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.Assist Control Buyer or Senior Control Buyer with the day-to-day activities of tracking purchase orders from point of origin to Distribution Center, forecasting sales, monitoring purchase orders, inventory levels, transfers and preparation of documents to maximize appropriate in-stock levels at each drop of a catalog mailing and throughout sales period.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Monitor purchase order status: track production, shipping and receiving status of shipments.
* Run and print Vendor Buy Plans and Alert reports.
* Ensure accuracy of purchase order delivery dates and pro.per customer notification.
* Prepare the inventory transfer for Retail and Outlet divisions.
* Resolution of all customer service and inventory issues.
* Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
* Review backorder reports and allocate inventory to fill backorders in suspense.
* Review and maintain backorder notifications to maximize customer service.
* Enter orders and communicate information to Sourcing/Vendors.
* Enter SKU data into IF/SO.
* Review catalog proofs for presentation, pagination and layout

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

DIRECT SHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Prepare and ensure vendor contracts are updated.
* Manage billing and releasing process of customer orders
* System SKU maintenance.
* Daily management of aging report
* 1-3 year previous retail work experience.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

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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