Distribution Supervisor
Sleep Country
London, Canada
4d ago

At Sleep Country Canada / Dormez-Vous? We are crazy about sleep! Don’t believe us!? We happen to be Canada’s #1 specialty retailer with over 265 stores nationwide and growing.

Working at Sleep Country Canada (SCC) / Dormez-Vous? (DV) is more than just a job, it’s your opportunity to realize your full potential! We trust you to make the right decisions-

you will be motivated and empowered every day to make a positive difference to your team, the customer experience, and the growth of our business.

At SCC / DV we work hard but most importantly, we play hard! We are driven by a shared set of core values that focus not only on providing the best customer service, but also on recognizing, developing, and caring for our own associates (that means YOU!).

At Sleep Country, we realize there is more to success than work and working with us will allow you to be a part of a strong, vibrant, and fun work environment.

Position Overview

Checklist ✔Do you have what it takes? If you can :

  • Provide day to day supervision of the work in the distribution center
  • Ensure your work force is trained to meet the work demands of the distribution center
  • Be responsible for all aspects of performance management, staffing, training and development of their assigned workforce
  • Coach and develop associates to meet organizational and personal goals
  • Handle all administrative duties for all hourly associates (vacation request, personal day, PIP’s etc.)
  • Manage overall department process such as debriefing processes, transfers and fleet (5 ton trucks) as required
  • Work closely in supporting other supervisors and overall delivery operations
  • Supervise loading dock, yard and transfers
  • Run reports, route, take care of store transfers & manager building manifests,
  • Provide customer service and support to customers, sales and delivery teams by responding to store e-mails and incoming telephone calls
  • Facilitate weekly / monthly meetings, KBP, AOS etc. And you have :
  • A post-secondary degree or certificate in logistics. This is considered an asset.
  • 2 to 3 years of previous experience in a warehouse / delivery environment or in a supervisory role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of provincial transportation rules and policies (i.e. log books, trip inspections, checking them over making sure they are correct and up to date, etc.) And you are able to :
  • Effectively provide coaching, mentoring and performance management
  • Work on a flexible schedule 7 day operations where days off might not be on the weekend
  • Provide leadership, coaching and ongoing progress improvement to all associates
  • Be a leader and motivate workers through greater teaching methods and demonstration
  • Liaise and maintain relations with external vendors, clients, customers, etc. in a respectful way at all times Department Details : As a member of the Distribution Center (DC) you will play a major role in making sure each and every purchase ends in a happy face! You will need to show passion for great service and a positive can-
  • do attitude! We are big on support- so remember, as an employee at Sleep Country; you will always have the support of a dynamic team.

    We love our employees as much as our customers; which, is why we can guarantee you'll feel challenged and at home each and every day! Compensation : If you're the successful candidate asked to join our team, we'll pay you a competitive salary commensurate with experience! Accommodation : Sleep Country Canada is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process.

    Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

    For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at (289) 748-0206.

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