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Job Code:200981
Job Title:SHIPPING SUPERVISOR
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:VAUGHAN, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

SHIPPING SUPERVISOR

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Furniture

LOCATION:

VAUGHAN, ON

DATE:

July 25, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200981

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a mid- to high-end residential furniture manufacturer.  In business for over 30 years, their products are sold to major furniture chains and individual stores throughout Canada and the US.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

They are currently looking for a Shipping Supervisor to lead their team of shippers and ensure products get to customers safely and on time.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The successful applicant will: 

a)                  Organize, schedule and oversee all departmental functions and operation. Meet productivity and efficiency standards.

b)                  Communicate with other departments to resolve scheduling, production, material flow and storage issues. Follow up and resolve problem areas; production issues, shortages with carriers

c)                  Maintain good channels of communication with internal and external customers.

d)                  Provide leadership to the Department. Function as an effective team leader through personal example.

e)                  Ensure that all related training requirements are identified and communicated to the Human Resources Department.

f)                   Load or unload shipments when there is need.

g)                  Ensure that all employees are working in a safe manner including the use of personal protective equipment where necessary. Ensure compliance with the Company Health and safety programme.

                     Maintain good housekeeping in the Warehouse and Shipping areas.

h)                  Participate in “continuous improvement” activities

i)                   Conduct regular and introductory performance appraisals on all assigned employees.

j)                   Ensure that the Shipping department is maintained in a safe and organized manner

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have: 

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Shipper, with at least one year’s experience as a Shipping Supervisor;
  • The ability to lift heavy items
  • The ability to effectively interact with other departments
  • Good coaching and leadership skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Valid forklift license
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 

COMPENSATION: 

Commensurate with skills and experience 

EDUCATION:

Some post secondary an asset

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  

Permanent, full-time 

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

None

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

 No

CONTACT: 

Reg Shortt, P.Eng., CPC, Partner

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume along with your answers to the questions listed below to: rshortt@stoakley.com.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Reg Shortt: http://stoakley.com/meet-reg-shortt/

QUESTIONS:

How many years’ experience do you have as a Shipper?

How many years’ experience do you have as a Shipping Supervisor?

How many Shippers have you supervised?

What types of products have you been responsible for shipping?

Do you have a valid fork lift licence for Ontario?

What are your salary expectations?

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.

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