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Uni-Select Canada Operations Manager Full Time in Boucherville, QC

Uni-Select Canada

Branch Boucherville QC CA

Position:
Operations Manager
Location:
Boucherville, QC

Experience with warehouse management system (WMS), ERP (SAP) and experience with implementation processes; Ability to adapt and lead in a constantly changing…

DISTRIBUTION CENTERS OPERATIONS MANAGER

Location: Boucherville, QC

Reporting to the VP Logistics & Operations, the Operations Manager’s mandate is to direct, control and co-ordinate the warehousing, inventory, replenishment and customer service activities of the Quebec Distribution Centre. In particular, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining a high level of service by optimizing the efficiency of our operations and service to our customers while respecting Distribution and Inventory budgets. Managing a team of DC Managers and Supervisors, the incumbent will assume, among others, the following direct responsibilities:

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all warehousing and distribution activities in the Quebec Distribution Centre;
  • Through a team of Distribution Center and Department Heads, organize, co-ordinate and supervise the work of approximately 100 employees in accordance with established policies, laws and regulations, including those related to operating large DC in a Safe and efficient fashion;
  • Maintain a high level of performance for all Distribution Centre activities, such as: fill rate, profitability, inventory turns and most importantly, productivity and the quality of service provided to our customers;
  • Responsible for creating, implementing, managing and monitoring warehouse results in accordance with the established warehouse budget to ensure objectives are met or exceeded;
  • In partnership with the General Manager, develop and implement strategies to reduce costs throughout the Western Division;
  • Prioritize teamwork and quality of service offered to customers, by ensuring a synergy among all DC Managers in order to meet the company’s strategic objectives and performance standards regarding, levels of service, profitability, inventory turnaround and operation efficiency (KPI’s);
  • Work closely with All Departments, insuring good internal and external communications;
  • Closely cooperate with Head Office Logistics and IT departments, in order to optimize the working methods and processes related to our Warehouse Management System (WMS) and our ERP system (SAP), while assisting local leaders in its implementation;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of SOP: Standard Operating Procedures”) to optimize the distribution network;
  • Coach, manage, evaluate and develop members of his/her team.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • University or College degree in Logistics, BA or Production;
  • 10 to 15 years of professional experience in a similar role in a distribution environment;
  • Ability to adapt and lead in a constantly changing environment and act as a change management Champion;
  • Strong leadership skills, which include the ability to work efficiently within a multidisciplinary team;
  • Experience with warehouse management system (WMS), ERP (SAP) and experience with implementation processes;
  • Strong organizational, planning and cost control skills
  • Strong influencer and communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel;
  • Available for travelling outside the province (20 to 30% of the time);
  • Experience in wholesale distribution and/or automotive industry, as well as managing unionized employees is an asset.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Boucherville, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-30
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