Warehouse Operations Manager


Mississauga, ON

  • 2021-11-09
  • Our client, one of Canada's leading pharmacies, is looking for a Warehouse Operations Manager in the Mississauga- Hamilton region. The future Warehouse Operations Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of warehousing (internal and external 3PL) and logistics by creating and applying specific procedures. In addition, he / she will ensure all customer commitments for order accuracy and delivery times are met while operating within cost center budget allocations. 

    Key responsibilities:
    • Provides oversight and direction to the department’s employees, by acting as a leader and a coach.
    • Works independently, and with senior management, to formulate long term improvement strategies.
    • Manages budgets, reporting and financial control within areas of responsibility.
    • Determines and achieves departmental objectives in areas of processing accuracy, productivity, cost reduction, staff development and process improvement.
    • Monitors and controls all costs related to the delivery process, to ensure a cost-effective service.
    • Completes operational activity analyses to drive continuous improvement.
    • Develops, monitors and analyzes KPIs.
    • Develops, implements, revises and controls policies and procedures for all aspects of the warehousing and distribution operations, including picking, packing, shipping, receiving.
    • Participates in internal ISO and H&S walkthroughs and takes ownership for potential remediations needed.
    • Contributes to Corrective Actions Preventive Actions (CAPA).

    • Degree or diploma in Logistics, or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum 5 years of management experience in logistics/warehousing and Distribution Center management.
    • Familiarity with an ISO and SAP environment – big asset. 
    • Previous experience in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry and experience managing a pick and pack fulfilment operation - an asset. 
    • Strong leadership, combined with effective interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others.
    • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
    • Attention to detail, with excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
    • SAP and MS Office knowledge.
    • Able to travel between company’s two sites- about 50km between. 
    • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to collaborate with all levels both inside and outside the organization.
    • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. 
    • Continuous improvement interest.
    • Ability to adhere to standards and procedures and maintain confidentiality.

    If you have the above requirements and this sounds like an opportunity for you, send your resume by clicking the APPLY button!

    We thank all the applicants, but only the selected candidates will be contacted.