operation manager, Scarborough

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scarborough, ontario
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randstad canada
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Are you looking for a permanent full-time position as an Operations Manager in an essential business service?
Do you have experience with food distribution and warehouse management?

If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

LocationScarborough, ON

Job Information
The client is one of the leading importers and distributors of Asian food products from the Pacific Rim and other regions of the world. We are currently looking for an Operations Manager to lead our Operations team in Ontario.

Position Summary:

The Operations Manager reports to the Regional Director and assists the Regional Director in managing the warehouse and daily office operations including HR and people development, budgeting, planning, administration and warehouse operations in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Job Responsibilities:

Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures, controlling correspondence, preparing office supplies and equipment requisitions, maintaining office/warehouse equipment, assigning and monitoring clerical functions, liaising with other departments and head office.
Supervise office and warehouse staff; assign and monitor office administrative functions, recruit and select warehouse and office staff, orient and train employees, coaching and disciplining staff.
Lead and supervise warehouse operations with the team of supervisors, drivers and pickers of inbound/outbound logistics.
Achieves warehouse operational objectives by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations for strategic plans and reviews, preparing and completing action plans, implementing production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards, resolving problems, completing audits and identifying trends.
Meets warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
Develops warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process workflow, manning and space requirements, equipment layout and implementing changes.
Maintain office records and ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date.
Plan and implement office system, layout and equipment procurement
Lead and supervise a team in Quality Assurance, ensuring operation standards and procedures meet with company policy and audit requirements. Provide corrective action plan and execution in compliance with SOPs.

Requirements / Must-Haves:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business/Operations/Supply Chain Management or related field.
Understanding of general finance, budgeting and cost control
5+ years of office, warehouse and logistics experience, including warehouse management capacity
Knowledge of warehouse operation, handling and shipping requirements and regulations
Experience with APPAC WMS systems
Proven leadership skills and great analytical and problem-solving skills
Detail-oriented, excellent organizational skills
Effective communication skills (listening, speaking & writing)
Reliable, accountable and trustworthy

Assets / Nice-to-Haves:

CPG and Food distribution experience is preferred
Ability to communicate in Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)


Full group benefits (Medical, Dental, Life), Paid Vacation, Paid Statutory Holiday, etc.

If this role sounds like a good fit for you please APPLY ONLINE or submit your resume directly to Naomi Bishop at naomi.bishop@randstad.ca

Thank you for applying to the role. We’ll review your application and connect shortly if you meet all the requirements.

Good luck!
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