warehouse supervisor in victoria

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CA$ 43,000 per year
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victoria, british columbia
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Industrial Support
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CA$ 43,000 per year
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We are seeking a motivated and experienced Warehouse Supervisor for a large national company in the HVAC and refrigeration trade, here in Victoria BC.

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for the management of the warehouse to ensure the company’s customer service standards are maintained and that all products and sales goals are achieved. This position will also perform warehouse duties and functions to support inventory integrity, order processing – picking, packing, staging, shipping and general maintenance and housekeeping duties to ensure a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.

Opportunity: Full time, permanent position
Location: Close to downtown Victoria, BC - transit accessible
Salary: $43,000 - 50,000, depending on experience
Start: As soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan, direct, oversee and participate in the warehouse operations and activities: shipping/receiving, storing, picking, inventory locations moves; ensure stock and warehouse facility is maintained in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
• Coordinate, organize, assign and support tasks, policies and procedures to warehouse staff that are put in place by the branch manager and organization.
• Plan, organize and oversee daily schedule tasks and assign appropriately.
• Operate a variety of warehouse equipment (forklift, pallet jacks etc.).
• Encourage team productivity while leading an example to achieve the branch’s performance goals.
• Accountable for the team’s ability to meet productivity goals in a timely manner.
• Train new hires.
• Maintain working relationship and foster good communication and team morale with the warehouse staff: reporting any employee concerns, and safety issues to the branch manager.
• Make recommendations to the branch manager for process improvements and cost savings.
• Actively participates in all regulatory training and other company training initiatives.
• Participates in annual inventory.
• Other duties and responsibility as assigned by the manager.

Skills and Qualifications
• 3-5 years’ warehouse / material handling experience in a wholesale/distribution environment.
• 1-2 years' supervisory experience preferred.
• This position utilizes both manual and power material handling equipment to perform job functions, such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc. Employees in this position must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and heavier loads with assistance; the majority of time is spent standing and walking. You must have the ability to climb, bend, squat, reach, grasp and lift.
• Experience working with RF scanners.
• Demonstrates strong problem solving and organizational skills.
• A strong work ethic, reliable and dependable.
• Maintain a business-like manner at all times.
• Dedicated to continuous improvement.
• Understand the need to prioritize work schedules to meet company goals.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Must have flexibility in your work schedule to work an occasional Saturday.

• Starting salary offered at $43,000 - $50,000. More could be offered for candidates with 5+ years' warehouse and team lead experience.
• Health benefits after 3 month probation period. Includes MSP, dental, extended health protection, life insurance, dependent life, accidental death & dismemberment, and long-term disability (LTD).
• Profit Sharing – 1st of the month following 6 months of permanent employment.
• Pension – 1st of the month following 1 year permanent employment (5% contribution from both ends – company & employee).
• 3 weeks vacation.
• Central, accessible location.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you - please apply here today and one of our Staffing Consultants will be in touch. Alternatively, please email your resume to raj.sra@randstad.ca. All applications are welcome, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Randstad oversees various temporary and permanent roles such as: Reception, Administrative Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service/Client Support, Inside Sales, Data Entry, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, Warehouse, General Labour, Operations, and Skilled Trade roles. If you happen to have experience in any of these roles please feel free to reach out to us to discuss future possibilities!

Any questions? Please feel free to call the Randstad Victoria office at 250.383.1389 and one of the team will be happy to help.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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