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Supervisor- Night Shift

 Warehouse Supervisor

Reports To:  Lead Warehouse Supervisor

The Warehouse Supervisor has general accountability to coordinate and supervise all warehouse activities on a daily basis.  Under the direction of the Lead Supervisor, the Supervisor is accountable to supervise assigned associates to the receiving, warehousing, and shipping of product in a manner consistent with company service and cost objectives and safe operation of materials handling equipment, ensuring safety policies are followed, and monitoring customer service.

Position Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Supervise and coordinate the most efficient unloading of inbound shipments, orderly stacking of product, and the picking and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with the highest possible levels of quality.
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.
  • Responsible for the cross communication between shifts.
  • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of all materials handling equipment.
  • Participate in establishing work schedules and ensure that they are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Ensure all security policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure all associates follow all safety policies and procedures.  Thoroughly investigate and report all safety accidents and violations in a timely manner.  Conduct operations in accordance with OHSA.
  • Actively participates in Health and Safety initiatives including but not limited to the completion of workplace inspections, performing employee safety observations, providing employee safety information sessions and training, conducting incident investigations, correcting substandard acts and or conditions, commending employee health and safety performance and attending in health and safety training.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; scheduling, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conducting staff meetings; addressing complaints and resolving problems (with the assistance of their manager as appropriate).
  • Direct the operations of the assigned work team to achieve prescribed objectives. 
  • Follow all policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Ability to schedule own tasks and handle all facets of assigned projects independently and with minimal supervision. (Time Management)
  • Ability to perform in-depth problem solving. (Problem solving)
  • Apply effective communication and motivational techniques in supervising and counseling subordinates.  (Communication)
  • Administer consistent corrective action when required.
  • Familiarity with personal computers and materials handling equipment is essential. (Technical knowledge)

Education and/or Experience

  • 3 – 5 years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of educations and experience.  Post secondary training and/pr certification an asset.

Logistics In Motion welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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