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Job Code:200951
Job Title:OPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:VANCOUVER, BC

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POSITION TITLE:

Operations Superintendent

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Distribution/Warehousing/3PL

LOCATION:

Vancouver, BC

DATE:

June 27, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200951

THE COMPANY:

The largest terminal operator and maritime employer in the country is the primary entry point for international trade into Canada. Operating in the Vancouver Lower Mainland for over a hundred years, with the support of their people, they played a significant role in the development of the Canadian economy and the Asia Pacific Gateway.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

The successful candidate is seeking rewarding opportunities for team-oriented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment that are innovative, accountable and driven to achieve challenging goals.  

DUTIES:

  • Lead and participate in activities to ensure safe, efficient operations. Optimize the utilization of manpower, equipment and space in vessel, yard and rail operations.
  • Implement and manage standard operational procedures. Review performance against operating plans and standards. Consistently attain and/or exceed productivity and cost targets. Recognize opportunities to add value for their customers through efficiencies and continuous improvement.
  • Find cost control opportunities through planning efficiencies.
  • Supervise foremen, hire labour, and determine operational training needs.
  • Manage performance of operations personnel. Interact with business agents regarding disciplinary matters.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines, including collective agreements, in all matters including health, safety, environmental and labour relations.
  • Conduct investigations into workplace accidents or incidents and prepare reports with findings and resolutions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of relevant management training programs and 3 years of experience in a supervisory role at a marine container terminal operation
  • Experience working within unionized environments
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Working knowledge of safety, environmental and government regulations as they relate to employee and company compliance; personal safety, chemical handling, and WHMIS
  • Shift flexibility related to 24/7 operation
  • The ability to work at any of their terminal locations

COMPENSATION:

Competitive and comprehensive compensation plan, commensurate with base and bonus eligibility.

EDUCATION:

A university degree or college diploma in a related field is preferred such as business administration, commerce or logistics/transportation; OR the equivalent combination of operations training and experience in the related disciplines is required.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

NO

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

YES

MANAGES OTHERS:

YES

CONTACT:

Don Duff, Senior Recruitment Consultant

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: dduff@stoakley.com

KEYWORDS:

Terminal, container, union, unionized, supervisory, supervisor, team, WHMIS,

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. Is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.
This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.
See ALL of our open jobs at: http://data.stoakley.com/alljobs.asp

WHAT ARE WE KNOWN FOR AND HOW DO WE HELP?

• Helping talented professionals secure new, exciting and rewarding career opportunities
• Treating each unique individual with professionalism, respect and integrity
• Meeting your distinct needs by matching you with the right corporate culture

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