Manager Vancouver Parts Distribution Centre
Toyota Canada - Richmond, BC

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Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles. Toyota Canada's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax. Toyota parts and accessories are distributed through TCI's Parts Distribution Centres in Toronto and Vancouver. TCI supports over 260 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers in Canada with services that include training, sales, marketing, environmental and customer satisfaction initiatives.
What Sets Us Apart?
A focus on People, Passion for Toyota, Innovation and Make Things Better has made us an award-winning company, recognized worldwide for our technological leadership and superior standards of quality, community involvement and environmental responsibility.
Toyota currently has an exciting opportunity for an automotive enthusiast to manage our Vancouver Parts Distribution Centre. As the Manager of the Vancouver PDC you will be required to provide direction and leadership within the PDC to ensure a safe, efficient and productive operation, ensure the PDC operation is supportive of corporate policies, objectives and the Toyota Way. Part of this will be done by ensuring the PDC operations are supportive of Dealer and internal Departments for the greater benefit and managing the PDC manpower, operating costs and productivity while ensuring excellent Customer Service.

What Toyota will offer:
Ability to learn and develop ones skills
Challenging and meaningful work
Notification of internal opportunities with the ability to apply for these roles under the recruitment policy
Competitive compensation
Great team environment

What we need from you:
University diploma in Logistics, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field
Five to seven years' related experience at the management level, setting objectives and managing personnel
Thorough understanding of physical distribution and material handling concepts
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
What to be excited about in this role:
Improves performance through effective coaching and mentoring of staff
Ensures corporate communications are cascaded appropriately
Focuses on resource planning activities and enhancing departmental efficiencies (eg. cost savings, process improvements)
Maintains an efficient and productive working environment for all activities of PDC operation
Provides direct management support of office operations
Identifies, supports and addresses operational related issues and moves them towards a positive resolution
Administers Corporate and Parts Operations policies and procedures as they relate to the PDC and/or Dealer
Regulated labour, health & safety and transportation of dangerous goods requirements
Manpower related to recruitment/termination, attendance, discipline
Dealer parts orders, returns, credits/debits and other inquiries
Associate development and coaching and the Toyota Way
Collect and analyse data as required to effectively manage the PDC operation
Manages PDC layout to optimize space utilization, ergonomics and productivity
Recommends new equipment, systems, processes or materials to improve PDC operations
Maintain effective Zone Office communication on important Dealer and parts issues
Maintains an effective relationship with transportation companies associated with PDC operation.
Maintains systems, and process controls to ensure physical inventory accuracy
Ensures all vehicles assigned to the PDC are maintained and used according to company standards and policy
Other duties as requested or required

Toyota Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

About this company
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles. Toyota Canada's head office is in...