Warehouse Supervisor – Edmonton, AB
A Place Where People Matter - Growing our People to Grow our Business
We’re thrilled that you are exploring career opportunities where you can continue to make a positive difference every day to keep our communities healthy, fed, clean and safe.
Position title: Warehouse Supervisor
About the position
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Warehouse Supervisor organizes, directs and controls shipping, receiving, production, and inventory in our Edmonton warehouse.
What we offer:
- Paid training and development programs at every level.
- Global career advancement and mentoring opportunities.
- Competitive salary, benefits to include; employer-paid medical and dental, extended health, life insurance.
- Employee Resource Networks that are advocating for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the company.
What you’ll do
- Plan, direct, and performance manage a team of 10-15 unionized employees.
- Plan and manage work schedules ensuring adequate coverage during employee vacations, absences, and training.
- Responsible for maintaining acceptable levels of quality control regarding inventory management.
- Monitor daily plant checklists, generate action items as required, and follow-up with key stakeholders as necessary.
- Lead incident investigations by gathering and documenting evidence, determining root cause, and developing solutions.
- Coordinate with the Safety Committee to address any non-compliance issues discovered during incident investigations, safety audits, or otherwise, and follow up with key stakeholders as necessary.
- Develop, manage and execute logistic and production schedules.
- Edit and update workplace instructions in coordination with quality and EHS.
- Ensure equipment is maintained and manage documentation surrounding that process.
What we would like from you
- Completion of two (2) years post-secondary education.
- Five (5) years of warehouse experience, three (3) of which in a supervisory or management role
- Chemical process industry experience an asset.
- Thorough knowledge of federal and provincial laws and regulations applicable to the chemical, food, water treatment, and related industries, preferred.
- Proven knowledge of administering labor and union contracts and grievance procedures.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and demonstrates initiative.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong computer and mathematical skills.
- Must have the ability to read and understand technical materials.
- Forklift operation experience an asset.
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis.
It takes people like you and a global network of more than 10,000 employees to build a company where the best people want to work.
As a valued Univar Solutions employee, you understand that we are more than a distribution company. From delivering vital ingredients for food and nutrition, to helping keep drinking water safe, our company is dedicated to improving quality of life with our customers, suppliers and partners as we serve the world's most essential industries.
We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.
Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.