Warehouse - Manager
VF Corporation
CAN Ontario Cambridge Kodiak Admin
12d ago

Job Description

Dickies Canada is a part of VF Corporation. VF outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic workwear and lifestyle brands.

Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.

With 119 years of experience transforming ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace, we constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Come join our team! We are currently looking for a Warehouse Manager , located at our office at 415 Thompson Drive, Cambridge, ON.

How you will make a difference

This position manages the distribution operations for Dickies Canada. The Warehouse Manager orchestrates the efficient flow of orders through the fulfillment process ensuring the quality, accuracy and timeliness of completion of the orders.

Provides leadership and manages performance across the shift. Promotes company values, including respect, teamwork, and a culture of continuous improvement.

Actively participates in long- and short-term planning as a key member of the distribution management team.

You will also :

Manage the production plan required for processing outbound customer orders. The execution will consider multiple business performance factors (i.

e. : open orders and service level reports, cost per unit, customer priorities, run rates, expedited order requirements, shift productivity and back-

log, etc.). Constantly works to maximize order accuracy, on-time completion and shipping, and service-to-cost ratios. Other job responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Responsible for the daily activity and performance of all warehouse associates.
  • Provides guidance and coaching as required. Interviews and makes hiring decisions.
  • Establishes performance standards and ensures quality training plans.
  • Partners with Human Resources on all associate issues.
  • Works with groups outside distribution to resolve issues (customer service, customer compliance, etc.)
  • Monitors, tracks and resolves order concerns, driving issues to problem resolution.
  • Develops improved procedures for operations. Partners with Engineering and IT staff to assess operations and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensures Occupational Health & Safety Act regulations are followed and provides a clean and safe work environment for all associates.
  • Enforces company polices in a firm, fair and consistent manner.
  • Oversees safe-guarding of company equipment.
  • Drive decisions that will contribute to the financial success of the distribution department.
  • To hold the highest level of professionalism and integrity in every action performed on behalf of Dickies Canada.
  • To use good judgment whenever necessary to ensure all decisions are made in the best interest of Dickies Canada and its associates.
  • Responsible for communications with other managers, supervisors, team leads and other key personnel.
  • Skills for Success :

  • Post-secondary education in Operations Management, Logistics / Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in warehousing and distribution operations.
  • Demonstrated track record of career progression, consistently attaining more managerial responsibility and supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive improvement initiatives to enable the facility to meet and exceed plans.
  • Demonstrated leadership competency.
  • Takes proactive steps to ensure best practices are shared across all departments.
  • Possesses strong desire to provide high-quality service to end customer / consumer.
  • Prior experience in a start-up and / or turn-around situation is valuable.
  • Ability to develop / implement efficiency programs to improve productivity and lower costs.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with engineered standards programs.
  • Ability to derive and utilize mathematical models.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • What we Offer!

  • A competitive salary
  • Full time employees are eligible for comprehensive health benefits and group DPSP / RRSP program
  • Awesome discounts from our many brands including;DickiesThe North FaceVansKodiak and many others.
  • Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process, if you require a specific accommodation, please let us know.

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