The Mississauga Food Bank Manager of Warehouse Operations Full Time in Mississauga, ON

The Mississauga Food Bank

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Manager of Warehouse Operations
Mississauga, ON

Provide input into annual warehouse operations budget. Act as a general resource to staff and volunteers regarding warehouse operations….

Are you looking for a position where you can make an impact in the local community?

The Mississauga Food Bank’s vision is a Mississauga where no one goes hungry. We work toward this vision by sourcing, managing, and distributing healthy food.


The incumbent will have primary responsibility for the leadership, strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the warehouse and warehouse staff. The Manager of Warehouse Operations is responsible to lead the warehouse team to manage all food that is donated/purchased and ensure its timely and safe distribution through the network of member agency food programs.


Overall Management

  • Monitor all warehouse equipment/trucks/vehicles, coordinating repairs and/or replacement as necessary and ensuring safe operation at all time.
  • Responsible for maintenance and currency of all required equipment operator training/certification
  • Participate in regular management team meetings, sharing information and contributing to overall strategy development and achievement of goals
  • Responsible for compliance with all health and safety, and food safety/handling regulations throughout the facility (includes developing standards, posting standards/procedures, training as necessary, ensuring staff and volunteer compliance, etc.)

Supervision of Warehouse Staff

  • Direct and supervise the work of Warehouse Operator(s) and Driver(s), including creation of daily run sheets coordinating as required with appropriate staff
  • Act as a general resource to staff and volunteers regarding warehouse operations
  • Responsible for the recruiting, hiring/terminating, performance assessment, compensation, and training/development of all warehouse staff

Inventory Management

  • Effectively administer and utilize the WWMS (wireless warehouse management (inventory) system) to manage the safe receipt, storage and shipment of all products.
  • Monitor Canadian Food Inspection Agency notifications and take any corrective action, as required.
  • Ensure agency orders are filled according to Canada’s Food Guide standards
  • Maintain positive relations with member agencies and community stakeholders regarding deliveries, pick ups, product quality, and management of expectations, etc.
  • Develop/maintain current warehouse Standard Operating Procedures and ensure staff and volunteer compliance


  • Provide regular reports to management team regarding warehouse activities; provide input into annual warehouse operations budget
  • Coordinate special requests (including community events) with marketing and development team, as required

Other Duties as Assigned or Required


  • 7-10 years experience in a warehouse environment; at least 3 in a management/supervisory capacity
  • Class G driver’s license (clean abstract) and current forklift certificate required ; class D (with experience) considered an asset
  • Proven fleet management experience, including routing and maintenance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Ability to manually lift up to 50lbs
  • Strong MS Office skills; knowledge of Google Drive and Inventory Management Systems an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure warehouse environment, and to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills, with proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Reporting: This position reports to the Executive Director, and supervises the Driver(s) and Warehouse Operator(s). Member of the Management Team.

Type : Full-time (38 hours/week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9-5; Wednesday 9-8; Friday 9-12). Some evening/weekend work may be required

Pay: $45,000-$55,000; commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus funding for professional development, employer-paid health benefits, reimbursement for mobile phone, and paid vacation time

Environment: A closed-door office with your own PC workstation. There is a lunchroom with access to all the tea or coffee you can drink. Some staff order in lunch and eat together on Wednesdays. The staff team laughs a lot, pitches in during those “all hands on deck” times, and enjoys celebrating together at outings a couple times a year.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • management/supervisory capacity: 3 years
  • warehouse environment: 5 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Class G driver’s license (with a clean abstract)
  • Current forklift certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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