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Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:14 PM

Requisition Number: PB:10879
Area of Interest: Product Development : Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full:time
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. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt 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, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Position Summary
Serve as the point of contact for all PLM questions relating to product samples.
Specific Responsibilities
* Initiate, track and confirm product and color sample requests and submissions in PLM.
* Manage updates and data entry of approved product information
* Manage data entry of fabric information for new product specifications for each season.
* Assist Technical Designers in building and maintaining new technical design templates and trim material libraries in PLM.
* Update PLM database with approved product information.
* Enter basic construction comments and sample reviews and comments (as needed to support Tech Team).
* Enter and submit basic design comments, revisions and approvals to agents via PLM and/or email for all products.
* Coordinate with cross:functional partners, Global Operations, Sourcing, Agents and Vendors, as needed.
* Build and generate samples ETD and purchase orders report for each product line.
* Perform general administrative duties including filing and email correspondence.
* Coordinate with Color Team in initiating color submit requests in PLM
* Add new products and pre:development products into PLM
Personal Competencies
Global Business Acumen : Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.
Strategic and Analytical Capability :: Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.
Leading Teams :: Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.
Drive for Results :: Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project:oriented environment.
Effective Communication :: Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.
Influence and Collaboration :: Builds and sustains collaborative relationships


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