Executive General Manager

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: September 21, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 691445
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution
General Manager – Third Party Warehousing & Distribution

Our client, a provider of leading-edge third-party logistics, distribution and supply chain management solutions for a variety of companies is currently searching for a General Manager to lead and grow their warehousing and distribution division.

To be considered you must be an excellent people manager with a successful track record of growing, coaching and inspiring a team of individuals. In this role you will focus on developing and exceeding financial and operational objectives for the warehousing and distribution division of the company. You will have accountability for delivering first class service to existing clients and designing and implementing new initiatives and offerings of value-added services. You will seek out and provide measurable results to increase or improve department margin. To be considered for this role you must have a wealth of knowledge of warehousing, pick and pack, sortation, kitting, co-pack, reverse logistics, project warehousing, job costing and understanding distribution financials.

  • Manage and lead the operations of your team to ensure proper planning and support the group to ensure customer orders are processed in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist in recruiting, training, coaching, mentoring and developing a team that exceeds expectations.
  • Act as a liaison between senior leadership, staff, and customers.
  • Monitor the customer service levels to ensure expectations are exceeded.
  • Provide operational leadership for new client / account development.
  • Support and enforce Company’s Health and Safety compliance policies.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • 7+ years of operational experience from a third-party warehousing or distribution operation
  • Strong delegation, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Excellent leadership and analytical skills
  • Superior presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks with confidence
  • MS proficiency is necessary
  • Some travel may be required

To apply directly please email your resume to Sean Baker at sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com or Michael Van Olm at michael@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: GM – 3PL Calgary