Director of Distribution
Brick Group
Mississauga DC, CA
7h ago

Director of Distribution

ID 2022-14264 Posted Date 3 days ago(1 / 13 / 2022 7 : 09 PM) # of Openings 1 Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga Job Category Distribution / Warehouse Position Type Permanent Full-Time

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Are you a team player and do you have an incredible sense of leadership?

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We are currently recruiting for the position of DIRECTOR of Distribution , based out of our Distribution Centre in Mississauga, ON.

Reporting directly to the Senior Director, Distribution, this position will be responsible for the maintenance and further development of systems, procedures and processes for the operation and management of the Distribution Center, human resources, equipment and inventory in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

In addition the successful candidate will be expected to promote and foster an environment that provides seamless integration and communication between the Distribution Center, Fleet Services, Inventory Management, Corporate Departments and over 69 retail locations.

During this time we are pleased to inform you that the safety of our team members, future team members and customers is our main concern.

COVID safety protocols (including masks and social distancing) will be practiced during the interview process.


  • Develop, administer and be accountable for the annual DC operating budget.
  • Speak to and provide monthly report on all operating variances
  • Responsible for the management, growth and success of over 250 employees that report to you directly or indirectly.
  • Implement and manage a system of controls to ensure that service levels and operational performance levels are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure that all talent management objectives are being met through performance management, talent reviews and development planning.
  • Develop, maintain and continually update a 5 year Succession Plan.
  • Manage relationships with key business partners including internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure daily operations meet all government standards for safety, maintenance, transportation and all other areas of compliance
  • Support quality control programs, strategies and initiatives that include auditing, compliance and training requirements.
  • Develop improvements to processes and procedures to maximize productivity or efficiency.
  • Ensure that health and safety, material handling and security policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff.
  • Oversee the proper and thorough investigation of all incidents / accidents
  • Optimize all facility resources (staff, equipment, storage)
  • Qualifications

    Education and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of management or supervisory experience in a Distribution or Logistics environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; post-secondary education an asset.
  • Significant experience (5+ years) with a large Warehouse Management System (WMS) in an inventory controlled environment required
  • Previous experience with budgeting, forecasting and reviewing financial statements
  • Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Proven Leadership Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fully developed interpersonal skills and coaching skills
  • Superior planning and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Practical knowledge of materials handling equipment and safe material handling techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office product
  • Why The Brick?

  • Flexible employer-paid benefits including Health, Dental and Paramedical Services for you and your family
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid training
  • Career progression program
  • Access to free personal development training
  • Employee discounts & Personal "Paid" days off
  • Recognition, incentives, prizes and giveaways!
  • Be a part of Canada‚Äôs largest home furnishings retailer!

    We welcome all abilities to apply.

    We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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