The Warehouse Supervisor provides effective leadership, supervision and direction of Warehouse Operations; ensures the safe, efficient and effective operation of the warehousing functions, and ensures the accurate and timely picking, loading and delivery of customer orders.*Shift work is required as business operations are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*
Provides leadership, direction and guidance to warehouse personnel. Supervision, motivation and evaluation of Warehouse personnel. Plans and implements the efficient and effective utilization of manpower, equipment and resources. Plans and implements effective orientation and training for warehouse personnel. Ensures that safe conditions exist at all times within the work environment; takes appropriate and effective measures to provide for the health and safety of employees. Develops and fosters strong and effective functional and cross-functional teams Ensures the efficient and effective operation of the Warehouse with a view to ensuring that each customers needs are met. Prepares and completes communication reports, measurement reports, schedules, forms and other documentation as required and in a timely fashion. Administration of the Collective Agreement and Company Policies and Procedures. Assists with preparation of department budget, monitors and controls costs. Ensures security of materials and products. Facilitates training and the application of the Warehouse Management System. Undertakes other functions as required.
Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems. High school graduation or equivalent. Post-Secondary education in operations management, business, transportation or warehousing preferred. Knowledge of shipping, operations management, business, transportation or warehousing an asset. Prior management or administrative experience in shipping or operations an asset. Working knowledge of microcomputer software. Sound communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills and a strong team orientation. High level of self-motivation and initiative.