• Warehouse Supervisor - Receiving

    Requisition ID
    2018-8723
    Job Location
    CA-ON-MILTON
    Job Category
    Warehousing
  • Are you looking for a fast-paced, physically challenging new job opportunity in a dynamic company where performance and quality skills are rewarded?

     

    Do you want to be part of a prosperous, stable, growing and value-driven company, that offers competitive, and flexible benefits? Gordon Food Service, a leader in foodservice distribution, could be the place for your career in warehousing/distribution. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

     

     

      

     

     

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

     

    Reporting to the Day Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for overseeing warehouse activity specific to supporting the receiving team, including but not limited to safety, sanitation, distribution of work assignments, releasing invoices and any other duties as assigned.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Mentors, motivates and develops staff and acts as a role model and resource to them
    • The ability to present the Company and oneself in a positive manner, consistent with the Cornerstone Values of Gordon Food Service.
    • Assists with the safe and cost effective operation of warehouse activities and processes
    • Assists in the development and enhancement of warehouse procedures.
    • Works closely with all other warehouse departments.
    • Instructs and monitors personnel in use of equipment.
    • Conducts performance monitoring of staff, initiating appropriate follow-up, including praise and recognition as well as if necessary, disciplinary action and termination in consultation with Management and Human Resources.
    • Adheres to the mission and cornerstone values and applicable practices of the organization.
    • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related conferences, seminars, etc.
    • Maintain peer relationships in the field to share issues and ideas.
    • Ability to execute tasks in all warehouse environments at the Milton Distribution Centre.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



    ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:

    • Operations & Systems knowledge - experience with Google applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms) and WMS fusion is an asset. Familiarity with warehouse safety, flow, sanitation and building maintenance are critical.
    • Driving for results via tactical thinking - must have an ability to positively influence the team to achieve the best results possible through coaching and feedback.
    • Communication & listening - must have excellent written, verbal, organizational and communication skills.
    • Trust & rapport - possess a servant leadership mentality.
    • Inter-departmental cooperation - must exhibit a professional communication mentality with a focus on developing strong relationships with both internal and external customers and peers.
    • Self direction/initiative - must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and be able to work independently.
    • Developing others & building high performance teams - must be able to identify the potential in others and strive to continuously work with them in their development.

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Some post-secondary education preferred.
    • Preferred five (5) years previous warehouse experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

     

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    • Discover why Forbes has named Gordon Food Service as one of Canada’s Best Employers and join an awesome team that is fun, supportive, and alive with energy!

     

       

     

     

    *** Gordon Food Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms) contact careers.ontario@gfs.com or 1-800-268-0159  to discuss your needs.

     

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