The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the direct management and handling of all warehousing and distribution functions at the organization’s warehouse facilities. This includes accountability for inbound and outbound freight, as well as adherence to legislative, safety, and organizational policies and procedures. The Warehouse Manager will accomplish effective logistical oversight through strong leadership and decision-making skills.Advantages- Full time permanent position - Day Shift Monday to Friday - Potential for growth and advancement - Positive working environment with a very friendly and motivated team- Health benefits - RRSP Plan - Competitive wage Responsibilities-Manage the reception, handling, distribution, and storage of all freight, product, and supplies that come in and out of the Branch.-Ensure all production orders are shipped to customers in a timely manner in adherence to delivery schedules.-Communicate all delays or variances in inbound/outbound freight to the appropriate parties.-Maintain strict control over inventory levels in order to meet internal and external demand of product.-Plan Branch layout and space requirements in order to prevent loss or damage, and to achieve full warehouse optimization.-Take into account full implications of freight turnover, size, weight, and other factors when allocating warehouse space.-Enforce corporate policies regarding security and safety in order to maintain a safe working environment.-Maintain appropriate and complete documentation regarding regulated products and/or hazardous materials.-Supervise a team of warehouse and customer service employees, including hiring, delegation, training, performance evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination.-Conduct periodic spot-checks of inventory levels, supplies, or equipment.-Assess the need for, and arrange the purchase of, moving equipment like trailers, forklifts, crash pads, dollies, and so on.-Identify discrepancies between inventory records and take action.-Investigate causes of lost or damaged shipments and other matters; make adjustments where necessary.-Implement and monitor performance metrics for shipping and receiving.-Supervise facility design, improvements, and contracts, including real estate transactions, leases, repairs, and design. Qualifications- College or University degree in business, with a focus on manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, supply chain management, inventory control, or materials management.- 3 to 5 years of direct work experience in a warehouse management function or supply chain management position.- Direct working knowledge of operations, warehouse management, and transportation management. - Direct knowledge of WHMIS and other safety systems.- Experience with radio frequency ID systems (RFID), bar code systems, and electronic data interchange (EDI) may be required.- Experience in managing third-party logistics providers.- Strong knowledge of warehouse documentation, with good writing skills.- Ability to interpret and act upon complex instructions.- Solid project management skills are essential.- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.- ERP experience preferred- Excellent conflict resolution skills, diplomacy, and tact.- Persuasive, motivational, and persistent.SummaryIf you have the skills/qualifications detailed above, send your updated resume directly to Moumen.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure to state the job role in the email subject line. While all applications are appreciated, only qualified candidates already in the Edmonton area will be considered and contacted. #HumanForwardRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.