Prairies Regional Distribution Manager

  • Location: Edmonton
  • Posting Date: September 06, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 218122.1
  • Consultant: Eric Floyd
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution

MacDonald Search Group is conducting a search for a Regional Distribution Centre Manager on behalf of our client, the Canadian division of the world's largest organization in its service/retail specialization. The role will be based out of either Edmonton, Regina or Saskatoon. With over 2000 employees across Canada, they have built a reputation as a great place to work and team members are proud of their employer’s involvement in the community and contributions to various charitable initiatives. Their banners are instantly recognizable in all 10 provinces and they continue to strengthen their industry leading position with a focus on integrity and quality.

We are seeking an experienced warehouse/logistics professional to provide leadership for their six distribution centres in AB/SK/MB. This role will be a great fit for an inspirational leader who is always looking for operational improvements and supports strategic decisions with carefully analyzed data. If this sounds like you, please read on…

What you will be doing …
  • Leading teams providing warehousing/distribution/logistics services throughout the region
  • Optimizing sales through instilling a culture of outstanding customer service
  • Analyzing customer survey results and applying appropriate actions
  • Regularly auditing standard operating procedures and conducting data analytics to identify opportunities for improvements
  • Sharing best practices with regional leaders across Canada
  • Driving a high-performance culture through coaching and example
  • Conducting regional workforce planning and scheduling
  • Recognizing outstanding employees and managers and ensuring long-term career plans are in place
Who you are …
  • You have a relevant university degree or diploma
  • You have a minimum of three years experience providing leadership in a multi-unit of warehouse/distribution centre environment
  • You are experienced in executing change management strategies for high-performance teams
  • You are able to build detailed action plans to improve operations and performance
  • You ensure success by fostering an environment of trust and respect
  • You are mobile and available for overnight travel throughout the region
  • You are computer literate and have strong skills with Microsoft Office products
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous compensation and benefits package and will be joining an organization that can provide long term growth opportunities. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume ASAP!