Warehousing Operations Manager
Warehousing and Logistics Company - Vancouver, BC

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Our client is looking for an Operations Manager that will lead the day-to-day operations and Supervisors of their warehouse in the lower mainland. The goal of this position is to ensure a safe and efficient warehouse operations while facilitating an engaged and productive workforce.


  • Provide effective leadership, management and coaching to the Operations staff (Supervisors, Warehouse and Administrative) to ensure a safe and efficient operation of the warehouse
  • Responsible for warehouse accident and incident investigation and reporting
  • Develop and implement daily schedules and assignments in a 24/7 operation to achieve KPI’s
  • Develop and manage Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Apply communication and motivational techniques in supervising, coaching and disciplining employees
  • Make recommendations to the Senior Management on opportunities to improve operations
  • Interact with other functional area managers to achieve goals
  • Attend daily planning meetings
  • Communicate daily with internal customers
  • Ensure that all records and reports on functional area activity are prepared on a timely basis and effectively maintained
  • Review operating goals and standards and monitor achievement
  • Supervise the quality of all incoming and outgoing activities within the functional area
  • Ensure that all safety procedures and policies are followed
  • Develop and optimize standard operating procedures and KPI's
  • Oversee and lead the Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Review safety statistics, observations and conduct tours in order to maintain and improve workplace safety.
  • Initiate and complete accident and near miss investigations in a timely manner. Determine immediate and long term corrective actions required and follow up on their implementation


  • A minimum of 5 years senior management experience leading a large warehouse operations in an unionized environment is required
  • Proven ability to lead a team of direct reports is required
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment is required
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Post secondary education in Logistics or Operations Management is preferred
  • Team player who thrives in a fast paced, high intensity, dynamic environment.
  • Effective leadership and strategic influencing skills
  • Microsoft Office experience is desired