Agropur inc. >Warehousing & Shipping Supervisor in Woodstock, Ontario

Warehousing & Shipping SupervisorRegion : Canada >OntarioLocation : WoodstockActivity sector : Warehouse and distributionPosition number : 2016-586Status : PermanentWork shift : DayAgropur cooperativeFounded in 1938,Agropur Cooperativeis a North American dairy industry leader. With sales of $5.9 billion in 2015, the Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,367 members and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 5.7 billion litres of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America and boasts an impressive roster of brands and products including Natrel, Qu-bon, OKA, Farmers, Agropur Signature, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Island Farms, BiPro, and the Ultima Foods joint venture-s i-go and Olympic brands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities during the selection process.

Job Description

Reporting to the Warehouse and Shipping Manager – Ontario Depots, the Shipping Supervisor monitors operations of the Warehouse(s) to ensure that quantitative and qualitative measures included in the operation are tracked and met. The Warehousing and Shipping Supervisor will need to ensure topics related to health and safety, operating costs, cost reductions, productivity, good manufacturing practices, sanitation, customer satisfaction, procurement and staffing are all monitored for their warehouse(s). This person will need to work and understand all aspects of the business from production, transportation, distribution, IT, sales and customer service to facilitate the movement of product through our network and the role each department plays.

More specifically, the Supervisor:

  • Work with employees and Woodstock operations team to ensure that the expectations of the operation and costs associated are met. Provide the leadership and guidance to these partners each and every day to help them achieve our expectations;

  • Manage projects from time to time as business needs change and evolve;

  • Ensure key performance indicators are tracked, analyzed and addressed as required;

  • Manage all aspects of the warehouse as required (H&S, Maintenance, Inventory Control, Staffing, etc.);

The success candidate will be expected to be a self-motivated, responsible, problem-solving, team oriented person who will work with all aspects of the business to ensure we meet our customer’s high expectations.

Requirements

  • University degree in Operations Management, Logistics, Engineering or in a relevant field;

  • Experience in a supervisor role directly involved in shipping and warehousing, preferably with refrigerated, limited shelf life food product;

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, leadership skills and the ability to work in a team environment;

  • Strong computer literacy, ideally with MS Office (Word & Excel);

  • Some experience with Oracle and WMS is an asset.