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Warehouse Supervisor

  • Full-Time
  • Logistics and Distribution

Leclerc, a North American leader in the snack food manufacturing industry, is seeking a strong shipping supervisor to join its most recent production plant located in Cornwall, ON and which is due to begin production in the spring of 2019.

Leclerc, a thriving family company, manufactures snack bars, crackers and cookies for distribution to more than thirty countries all over the world. For more than 100 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages. For the past decade, Leclerc invests in its Canadian facilities with state-of-the-art production facilities two in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures and one in Hawkesbury. While these three plants are destined for growth in the near future, our success warrants further expansion of our production capacity in Canada. which translates in this strategically located facility in Cornwall, Ontario. Just like Leclerc’s seven existing plants (4 are in USA), this future production site will be high tech and devoted to some of the niche products Leclerc proudly prepares for its clientele. 

 SUMMARY OF DUTIES Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, the Shipping Supervisor will supervise day-to-day operations in the warehouse. S/he will plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations and activities of the Warehouse. S/he will be responsible to assign workloads to warehouse workers. S/he will perform other duties as assigned. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations and activities of the Warehouse;
  • Supervise loading and unloading operations;
  • Prepare shipping documentation and other related paperwork.
  • Promote, comply, actively participate and enforce the importance of safety to help maintain a safe and healthy work environment; Report all safety issues;
  • Provide leadership to others through example and knowledge sharing;
  • Involved in team members training to understand procedures for food safety, and personnel safety;
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Motivate and encourage employees to meet their individual goals;
  • Provide the warehouse team members feedback through job performance appraisals;
  • Assign workloads to warehouse workers;
  • Manage staff hours and submit to payroll.
  • Observe health and safety regulations; maintain warehouse in a clean, safe and orderly condition;
  • Assist management in establishing warehouse standards and procedures;
  • Utilize space efficiently and effectively;
  • Monitor automated warehousing system; operate a computer to enter data, correct errors and control key screens as required;
  • Check and verify materials in warehouse periodically.
  • Operate and demonstrate use of specialized warehouse equipment as necessary; assure proper and routine maintenance and servicing of warehouse vehicles and equipment;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Support and help implement continuous process improvements;
  • Create and keep up to date POKA guide relatively to all warehouse operations;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma ;
  • Valid driver’s license (class 1) and have a good driving history;
  • Minimum three (3) years related experience in a warehouse environment (food industry is preferable); or equivalent combination of acceptable training, education and experience;
  • Able to operate hand tools, forklift, ladder, dolly, scissor lift, pallet jack, hand truck;
  • Must be proficient with computers, Microsoft office, hand-held scanners and printers; previous experience with ERP systems preferred;
  • Ability to direct and coordinate warehouse operations
  • Physically fit with ability to lift, lower, carry product up to a maximum of 50 pounds by hand;
  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods of time;
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written; Must be flexible with work hours and be able to work overtime and weekends when needed;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must be flexible with work hours and be able to work overtime and weekends when needed;