Distribution Center Supervisor

  • Distribution Center Supervisor

    Delta, BC


    Our client, an industry leading distributor has tasked Cameron Lappin of Lock Search Group to find their next Distribution Center Supervisor.  The shift will be responsible for leading the afternoon team for this best-in-class organization. The Distribution Center Supervisor will be involved in leading and guiding the warehouse team, ensuring a safety-conscious culture, and managing daily operations in order picking, receiving, and truck loading. The candidate should identify process improvement opportunities, collaborate with other departments for superior customer service, and maintain productivity standards. Additionally, they will facilitate training, evaluate labour needs, and provide support to co-workers when needed.


    • Lead, guide, and oversee the warehouse team, providing mentorship and supervision to all employees.
    • Foster a safety-conscious culture by consistently promoting and enforcing adherence to safety procedures, ensuring all work is performed efficiently and with safety as a top priority.
    • Manage and supervise daily operations in order picking, receiving, and truck loading areas.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements to enhance efficiency and productivity, ultimately meeting budget targets and operational metrics.
    • Collaborate effectively with other departments to ensure exceptional internal and external customer service.
    • Maintain consistent adherence to standard productivity and error benchmarks.
    • Facilitate orientation and ongoing training programs for employees.
    • Evaluate manpower needs to uphold established service levels.
    • Offer support to co-workers during day and night shifts as required. 



    • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in transportation, operations, or distribution settings.
    • A College Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience in distribution, logistics, and transportation is preferred.
    • Proficiency in transportation routing is required.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading employees within a unionized work environment.
    • Proven track record in training, motivating, and coaching employees.
    • Exceptional written, oral communication, and listening skills.
    • Strong ability to multitask and possess excellent time management abilities.
    • Outstanding planning, organization, and customer relations capabilities.
    • Excellent leadership, customer relations, and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient in working with Windows-based software programs, Transportation tracking systems, and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).



    If you’re a warehousing & supply chain professional looking to join a team that prides itself being a great place to work that offers: competitive salary, benefits package and a company pension apply today.


    To apply directly please send your resume to Cameron Lappin by using the “Apply Now” button. 



    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.


    We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.


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