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Warehouse Manager

COVID 19 Protocol: Please note that all candidates will be required to provide proof of their full vaccination status. Candidates who do not provide full vaccination status will not be considered.

Fort Garry Industries has an exciting opportunity for Warehouse Manager working out of our Regina branch. Reporting to the Branch Manager, this role oversees, manages, maintains, and supervises the warehouse operations of the branch. This role requires the coordination of shipping and receiving products while ensuring the safety and security of supervised staff and inventory.

Responsibilities:

• Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
• Complies with applicable and local warehousing, provincial safety legislation, safe equipment usage material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
• Maintains physical condition of warehouse by estimating storage requirements, planning, and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; arranging for repair or replacement.
• Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees, following up on work results and establishing, monitoring, and managing operational goals.
• Oversee and manage logistics utilized to transport products to customers by dispatching trucks to service customers and communicating with drivers.
• Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
• Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications and experience

• High school degree or equivalent
• Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to manage and develop a team.
• Skills in inventory control and management
• Five years of progressively responsible experience in a warehouse environment
• Two years of warehouse management experience preferred
• Previous knowledge with bar code system an asset
• Prior experience with heavy duty parts cataloguing systems an asset
• Experience working with warehouse equipment (i.e., forklift certification)
• Exceptional active listening, communication, reading comprehension, and customer service orientation skills – written and oral
• Proficient computer skills (Office, Outlook)
• Ability to motivate a team
• Able to work in a face paced environment

Working conditions and physical demands:

• Handling of normal stock will include lifting or carrying parts exceedingly more than 60 lbs. up to 15% of the time. Majority of lifting and carrying will involve parts between 5 and 60 lbs.
• Frequently required to stand, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
• Fast paced environment
• Varying seasonal temperatures with a mix of indoor and outdoor work
• Occasional extended working hours to accommodate business needs.

Equipment:

• CSA approved safety toed shoes required from the first day of this job.
• Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) will be worn when required and necessary.
• Computer for electronic tracking of stock
• Additional training using forklift, wave, aerial lift may be required as per management.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Fort Garry Industries is a leading Distributor of Aftermarket Heavy Duty Truck and Trailer Parts and Service, Trailers and Equipment. Established in 1919 and operating 16 locations from Ontario to British Columbia, we are a dynamic, growing organization dedicated to providing great customer service in a positive work environment.

Posted Date: 2021-12-2

Close Date: never

Location: Regina

Job Type: Full Time

Reference #: Warehouse Manager - Regina

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