Assistant Supervisor, Shipping

Location: 32 Kennedy Rd S, Brampton, Canada
Date Posted: 12-22-2017
Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

Maple Leaf Foods is seeking a career minded individual to join our Distribution team as an Assistant Supervisor. This position supervises hourly employees on a shift within the distribution center to ensure workloads are completed accurately and in a timely manner to ensure on time departure of shipments.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving in conjunction with the Distribution Supervisor to ensure all orders are shipped on time;
  • Responsible for executing SAP EWM transactions around checking on shipments, creating warehouse tasks and warehouse orders, assessing product availability of orders, update orders as required;
  • Provide required operational performance and delivery information to the Distribution Supervisor;
  • Manage all issues with carriers to ensure the efficient unloading and loading of trailers;
  • Ensure all shipping employees are properly trained in health & safety and food safety policy/procedures and the duties and responsibilities of their current role;
  • Evaluation of department employees.
  • Provide day to day direction to department employees;
  • Coaching and counseling of department employees;
  • Appropriate communication with internal and external suppliers and customers;
  • Effective communication with the Distribution Supervisor;
  • Ensuring a safe work environment through safety awareness, practice, and promotion;
  • Other project work as assigned by management.
  • Strong leadership ability and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Desire and initiative to excel within the organization.
  • Related experience in managing or coaching.
  • Related department experience (direct or indirect i.e. shipping, reports, etc.)
  • Strong mathematical aptitude.Computer skills.
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