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Sample Program Coordinator in Maiden, NC at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

Requisition ID: 006097

Position Summary:

Coordinates sample program operations and works with Warehouse Associate, Sample Program to create new samples and to fulfill sample orders. Maintains sample program inventory for finished samples and raw materials.  Focus on standards to ensure effectiveness and efficiency within all safety and compliance standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates operations related to the sample program consisting of hanging fabric samples, fabric cards, memo swatches, and wood chips.
  • Motivate and lead the Sample Program team to promote a good working environment. Provides functional guidance to team members.
  • Monitor inventory levels of raw materials and finished samples to maintain adequate levels to meet order demand.
  • Responsible for purchasing raw materials through forecasting sample usage through demand analysis; works with Office Clerk to create orders to acquire raw materials
  • Performs daily tasks such as receiving, picking, labeling, and packing duties along with Warehouse Associate, Sample Program.
  • Assists Warehouse Associate, Sample Program in fabricating new samples by using cutting tool and cutting press
  • Ensures all outbound orders are processed and fulfilled correctly each day.
  • Stores product by using designated storage areas, adjusting storage areas according to inventory levels and shipping requirements, updating location database. Ensures products are safely stored in warehouse storage bins while keeping storage location accuracy between physical inventory and computer records.
  • Prepares product for shipment by packing, directing movement to staging area and resolving issues.
  • Prepare/verifies product inventory reports by comparing logs and reports, adjusting entries.
  • Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and records, maintaining databases.
  • Monitors inventory by completing cycle counts as required.
  • Assists Distribution Operations Manager on other duties as needed throughout the warehouse operation.
  • Assist with helping maintain a safe and orderly environment of the facility following company guidelines and policies.
  • Must work overtime as needed for any unexpected deadlines.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ warehouse or manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to safely use powered tools to cut and assemble fabric samples.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office, especially Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. Prior experience with AS/400 (JD Edwards) operating system and UPS Worldship is desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be able to lift thirty (30) pounds. Requires bending, lifting, standing, reaching, and climbing
  • Good listening skills with excellent oral and written communication skills also required. Must be able to interact with various levels within the organization.


Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are an E-Verify Employer.



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