Warehouse Manager


Job ID: WAREH002915

Type: Operations - Warehouse

Primary Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

Date Posted: 03/17/2023

Job Details:

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, RRSP, Paid Direct Drug Card, & Scholarship Opportunities for children of associates, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support North Americas food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
  • Salary range $70,000- 80,000

Position Purpose:

As the Day Shift-Warehouse Manager, you are responsible for overseeing the warehouse management team in terms of the safety, productivity, and efficiency of warehouse operations. You will lead employees and managers; monitoring operational flow to ensure the effective use of people and equipment on a daily/nightly basis. A successful candidate will have effectively demonstrated an ability to coordinate processes within the warehouse and directly impact the operation efficiencies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the efficient operations of the warehouse; communicate to employees on a daily basis on company information and team encouragement.
  • Collaborating in the development, implementation, and monitoring the standard operations procedures for warehousing and transportation.
  • Ensuring that equipment is in proper working condition and arrange service actions when needed.
  • Observing warehouse employee productivity and quality, and developing action plans designed to support and improve them.
  • Evaluating warehouse activities, projected volumes, customer base, and product mixes within the warehouse and determine personnel and equipment needs based on evaluation.
  • Leading safety policies and practices within the warehouse.
  • Providing instruction, discipline/coaching/mentoring and motivation as needed to maintain morale and encourage team work, pride and quality performance.
  • Handling employee concerns, making sure consistent practices are followed.
  • Monitoring the security of the warehouse.
  • Reviewing operational flows through shifts and communicating with supervisors to gauge progress.
  • Monitoring supplies throughout shifts and direct replenishment efforts as needed.
  • Performing periodic inventory counts and ensuring inventory system accuracy and integrity.
  • Implementing procedures to handle possible customer and vendors requests.
  • Collaborating in the implementation of warehouse and transportation employee training programs.
  • Performing responsibilities for the selection and hiring of warehouse position candidates.
  • Manage warehouse employee activities and evaluate performances.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4 years of higher education with a degree in related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of sales experience and 1-2 years of budget and management experience.
  • Well balanced experience in both Marketing & Food Service/Fresh within the convenience industrypreferred.
  • Experience in customer service, project management, and team leadership.Must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PPT and Outlook. Adobe Suite andgraphic design knowledge an asset.
  • General knowledge of food safety standards including basic HACCP practice and cold-chain integrity,transporting of perishable foods, and maintain Serv-Safe certification.
  • Flexibility to travel on a daily basis within assigned market region and occasionaltraining/conferences which may be out of market.
  • 2 or 4 year degree in Business or related field, or experience equivalent to schooling
  • 4-6 years of warehouse experience and 3-5 years of supervisor experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of warehouse operations and distribution.
  • Experience in forecasting and project management.
  • General mechanical and mathematics skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of warehouse management systems, email systems, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and disperse information across the warehouse.
  • Ability to analyze data, review the operations information, and make suggested changes to improve operational performances.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Physical ability to handle objects, tools, and/or controls.
  • Physical ability to be present and to navigate through the warehouse.
  • Physical ability to occasionally bend, kneel, or reach may be required on occasion.
  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment which will expose the incumbent to a variety of noises and potential extremes in temperature.