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Distribution Centre Manager

Vaughan, Ontario · Transportation/Logistics

Compensation $90 to $ 100K per annum, Bonuses and Profit sharing

Our client, a growing distribution company has an immediate opening for a Distribution Warehouse Manager. Working in a fast-paced and expanding market, you will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to a 24/6 facility consisting of 3 shifts and approximately 70 to 90 employees.


· Oversee day-to-day 24h operations of a distribution center stocking over 25,000 to 30,000 SKUS

· Responsible for oversight of all operations: Receiving, Putaway, Replenishment, Picking, Inventory Control, Consolidation, Returns

· Responsible for creating a culture of efficiency, caring and cleanliness

· Develop and execute strategic plans to support double-digit growth: labour planning, staffing, capital requirements

· Manage daily plan to exceed expectations for productivity and order accuracy

· Research inefficiencies in problem areas and makes recommendations regarding ideas or changes in methods, procedures, or systems, to improve productivity & quality

· Develops policies and procedures for customer service and distribution processes to ensure performance optimization

· Conducts regular staff meetings to keep the teams abreast of shifts in priorities and keep communication open and continual

· Provide consistent communications and performance reporting to management and stakeholders

· Acts as a problem-solver to assist in resolving day-to-day problems, as well as long-term resolution planning

· Maintain a clean, safe warehouse environment


· 10 years of experience in a similar managerial role in distribution

· Fluent in all aspects of a supply chain

· Excellent strategic vision and capacity to build realistic plans

· Experience in continuous improvement, data analytics and project management

· Experience with a warehouse management system (knowledge of TWL preferred)

· A hands-on leader that strives to coach and develop his team

· Excellent written and verbal communication

· A business or engineering degree preferred

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