Warehouse Supervisor / Materials Manager

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Warehouse Supervisor / Materials Manager

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Job Description
We have been asked to exclusively assist an established agricultural equipment and parts manufacturer to find 'the' Materials Supervisor/Warehouse Manager for their highly successful and established custom manufacturing/fabrication shop located in beautiful southwest Saskatchewan. Reporting directly to the GM, you will oversee all shipping, receiving, and material handling responsibilities for the organization. You will work, primarily, within a clean and pleasant office environment along with regular exposure to an active shop floor, physical storage locations, and with/around moving machinery.

Their established product mix means they have predictable, repeatable orders regularly (mid-volume run/lower product mix), along with periodic specialty orders with shorter lead times (low volume run/high product mix). Your skills are required to ensure materials are available and that their supply processes are established and maintained!

Your responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Planning, organizing, directing, managing, and evaluating the material management activities
  • Conduct material management related to inventory management and purchasing, production management, and warehousing planning functions
  • Develop and communicate associated policies and procedures
  • Regularly analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Review material management operations and develop key performance indicators (KPI) to measure its effectiveness
  • Regularly work with high regard for safety - improving safety procedures; investigating root causes and determine improvements
  • Maintain files and paperwork
  • Coach, train, manage, delegate, and appraise the performance of department personnel
To ensure the highest probability of success in this position, the following requirements have been identified:
  • 2+ years' experience in a supervisory or management level position
  • 5+ years' experience working within a materials management/warehouse environment
  • A mechanical aptitude to comprehend materials required from design to end-product (preferred)
  • Demonstrated skills in coaching and training; demonstrate successful leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks and manage priorities; ensure the timely and accurate completion of assignments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; take the initiative to get tasks done
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Accurate, detail-oriented focus supported by strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)
Soft-skilled generally required for a Materials Supervisor/Warehouse Manager with this client include:
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; multi-tasking
  • Positive and cooperative team player
  • Analytical
  • Relationship building skills
Does this sound like your forte? In return for what you bring to the table, our client offers:
  • Challenge
  • Variety
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Bonus program
  • Allowances for education, wellness, and safety
  • Clear onboarding to clarify duties and expectations
  • Performance evaluation and wage review policies
If your experience supports this as the next step in your career path, and you are open to considering possible relocation to/within the province of Saskatchewan, we invite you to connect with us. Know someone else who may be interested? Consider our referral policy!

Questions may be addressed to edward@grasslandsgroup.com

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview would be contacted. As per Grasslands Group of Companies Privacy Policy, all correspondence is confidential.

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(EM) Equipment & Mftg

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Full-Time Regular

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