Distribution Manager

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited - Calgary, AB (4 months ago)

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About Us

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide.

We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.

Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and Vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, Evian® and A&W®.

About our People

We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:

Safety First

About this opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced distribution leader to further build and optimize a large supply chain operation. This role will support the Calgary Facility while managing the distribution team. The Distribution Manager will support and lead the day to day operations managing 5 direct reports. Additional responsibilities and opportunities are collaborating with Union leaders developing short/long term strategies as well play an integral role in discussions around innovations on operational optimization opportunities.

Key responsibilities

Reporting into the Distribution Center Manager, ensures all logistics activities for a Sales Center are operating efficiently. (delivery, merchandising, and in some sales centers warehouse)
Management, training, and development of all 3 direct reports
Establish distribution goals, manage all delivery KBIs and review processes regularly.
Manage daily routes working closely with the Dispatch group to ensure route plans are maintained and improved.
Ensure communication of daily plans and compliance to CCE and facility policy on OSHA/safety standards, DOT regulations, and EEOC guidelines.
Ensure commitment to superior customer service.
Ensures that all Corporate initiatives are implemented
Develop and manage the sales center distribution budget
Work with sales, warehouse & fleet departments to ensure deliveries are timely, accurate, and efficient.

Must have 4-5 years Supervisory experience with a Distribution background
Must have previous experience managing in a unionized environment
Ability to collaborate with and influence a large unionized workforce through a team of managers maintaining a positive & collaborative work environment
Completed post-secondary education or equivalent work experience preferred
Strong influencing and people management skills required
Experience managing teams through transformation and change management

Important – All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.

Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.

For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email HR@cokecanada.com.