Manager - Logistics and Warehousing

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: February 11, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 436024
  • Consultant: Wade Simmons
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution
Manager Logistics and Warehousing

We are looking for a talented Logistics and Warehousing Manager to join an established and busy company in the Lower Mainland, BC.

  • Work with the operations team to improve process, procedure and structure of the logistics operations department
  • Manage carriers regarding transportation requirements and service levels and logistics operations
  • Negotiate rates with transportation service providers
  • Oversee warehousing and distribution functions and inventory with high daily volumes of both inbound and outbound orders
  • Performing continuous improvement activities where possible to reduce order cycle times, increase productivity, and improve overall efficiency of the operation.
  • Motivate your team and build a culture where people will enjoy coming to work.
  • Planning and managing through fluctuations in business based on seasonality
  • Ensure industry safety and health standards are followed
  • Recommend and implement changes to the current system and SOPs to provide process efficiencies and cost reductions
  • Hands on leader, working closely with the non-union team in the office and distribution centres
  • Other duties as required
  • Post-Secondary education or industry certification is an asset
  • 5+ years of supervisory or management experience in a logistics and distribution environment
  • Experience with carrier management and negotiations and multi mode logistics including road and ocean
  • Solid hands-on leadership and management skills of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Above average time management and organization skills
  • Ability to analyze and provide results
If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, please send us your resume today!