Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-05-2018

WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR


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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Maple Leaf Foods is seeking a career minded individual to join our Distribution team as a Warehouse 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 all shipments.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Coordinate the shipping, receiving, warehousing of product, order picking and cycle counts in conjunction with the inventory supervisor to ensure all customer orders are shipped on time in accordance with customer specifications;
• Responsible for executing SAP EWM transactions around checking in 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 Warehouse Manager;
• Manage an hourly workforce of unionized employees in a fair and equitable manner in accordance with company policies, procedures and the collective agreement to deliver operational and work environment objectives including communications, safety, training, performance management, work assignment, attendance management, competency assessment, coaching, and discipline;
• Manage all issues with carriers to ensure the efficient unloading and loading of trailers;
• Ensure adequate workforce resources are available for operational delivery and proposed additions / reductions to the Warehouse Manager to acquire / reduce resources accordingly;
• Ensure all warehouse employees are properly trained in health & safety and food safety policy / procedures and the duties and responsibilities of their current role;
• Review employee hours worked into the payroll system timely wage payment to employees for hours worked;
• Manage all employee issues and grievances in accordance with company policy and the collective agreement in conjunction with Human Resources and management;
• Other project work as assigned by management.
 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

• Post-secondary education.
• Strong adherence to meeting productivity, quality and safety standards.
• Experience in a distribution environment
• Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Strong analytical and communication skills required
• Applies best practices and seeks out opportunities to improve processes.
• Examines opportunities for personal growth, industry knowledge, and shares this with peers.
• Embraces the Maple Leaf Leadership Edge Core Values.
• SAP experience and/or knowledge would be considered an asset.
• Able to work various shifts and extend working hours whenever required.
 


We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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