BrandSafway Operations Manager in Edmonton, Canada
SUMMARY OF POSITION : Manage the day to day operations in compliance with established policies and procedures, and the company’s Code of Conduct, including safety.
Manage inventory allocation, procurement activities and operations of the yard. Ensure proper training of staff, prepare related reports, and audit current procedures for improved efficiency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following :
Provide direction and leadership to the operations team (Y&W and operations support employees)
Manage all aspects of Inventory Control, including : - Demand planning (based on input from and cooperation with Sales & Area Manager) - Sourcing material and coordinating transfers to / from other locations through interaction with peers - Coaching and training all Operations team members on proper execution of standard inventory transactions as well properly self performing those procedures - Work in cooperation with Customer Service, Billing and Sales to ensure timely resolution of job shortages and over returns - Running routine inventory reports to monitor KPI’s and discover abnormalities - Lead the execution of regular cycle counts - Lead the execution of annual physical inventories - Manage off site Agent inventory control and transactions as required
Manage and deploy operational resources in a manner to ensure all customer and company requirements are met including : - OTIF (On Time delivery In Full) - Timely processing of returns counts and damage assessments - Rental fleet properly maintained
Manage intercompany and customer freight as required.
Manage maintenance of company facilities and equipment (trucks, forklifts, machinery).
Manage rental fleet maintenance operations, including : - Being aware of, training Y&W crews on, and executing all products alerts, safety recalls and upgrade programs as required - Being aware of, and training maintenance crew on proper equipment inspection and maintenance procedures - Maintain and order adequate repair parts inventory in order to facilitate repair operations (manage local min / max levels) - Monitoring productivity on standard maintenance operations in order to ensure efficient operations - Timely processing of cutback and scrap reports and transactions in accordance with company policies
Lead the execution of company’s safety programs on a local level and ensure branch compliance with health and safety policies including yard, people and equipment, including : - Ensure safe working conditions in the yard, warehouse and office - Ensure proper training and certifications of employees - Ensure proper PPE use by both employees and visitors - Maintain proper record keeping - Maintain an effective zero accidents safety culture
Department cost management, including preparation of annual expense and capex budget for facility operations. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position directly oversees the activities of yard personnel and operations support staff.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees;
planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and / or Experience Post secondary education combined with five years of related working experience or equivalent.
Training or experience in any of the following areas preferred : - Industrial Engineering Technician - Process Mapping for Continuous Improvement - Lean Management Principles - Six Sigma Completed Health and Safety training as prescribed by safety management.
NCSO designation or equivalent preferred. Language Skills Superior interpersonal and communication skills combined with proven leadership capabilities. Other Qualifications
Experience with union contract (if applicable)
Good analytical skills
Familiarity and experience with inventory control systems, processes and procedures
Technological skills (Exceptional with MS Excel, average or above with other MS Office applications, ability to understand and use ERP and Inventory control software Profield, Oracle)
Experience with continuous improvement techniques (Lean, Six Sigma) preferred.
OSHA 30 training or equivalent preferred.