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Warehouse Supervisor

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  24181
Date:  Nov 18, 2020

Redpath Sugar is located on Toronto’s historic downtown waterfront and has been a part of Canada’s heritage for more than 160 years.  Our brand is the oldest food-related trademark in Canada and is recognized across the country.  Redpath Sugar is part of ASR Group, the largest cane sugar refiner in the world.

 

OVERVIEW

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for assisting in the oversight of all warehouse activities including inventory control, shipping and receiving, customer relations and directing employees. This position will directly supervise up to 30 unionized employees on rotating shifts.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and coordinate loading/unloading operations. Assigns duties and ensures conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a high level of interaction with all associates.
  • Develop weekly labor schedules.
  • Enforce company policies, and hold employees accountable.
  • Maintain a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Picking and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with the highest possible levels of productivity and following GMP policy.
  • Ensure that shipments are accurate and free of damage.
  • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of all material handling equipment.
  • Ensure that the work schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.
  • Ensure the optimal utilization of space through warehouse consolidation.
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area. Orderly stacking of product.
  • Lead operations in a way that promotes safety.
  • Assure the integrity of the inventory and assist in conducting physical inventories.
  • Produce and analyze reports related to warehouse and distribution.
  • Responsible for the security of the building when acting as supervisor in charge.

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • Minimum three years of supervisory experience in a high volume warehouse
  • Experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Experience with consumer product goods / retail distribution preferred.
  • Successful communication - written and verbal.
  • Ability to establish priorities and multi-task.
  • Experience with personal computers and materials handling equipment.
  • Ability to understand, produce and explain reports
  • Must have excellent hands-on staff training, development and management skills.
  • MS Office (Word / Excel / Email) a must
  • Must be able to work weekends, and rotating shifts

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-year degree or equivalent supervisory experience

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Yes

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Toronto

 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success