Assistant Production Supervisor

Value Village - Toronto, ON (5 months ago)

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Directs:
Forklift Drivers
Warehouse Worker
Recycling Tractor Operator

Summary:
Supports Value Village / Savers vision by directing all Shipping, Receiving, and Sorting, of goods. Assists Warehouse Supervisor in day to day operation of the department.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of store operations
Working knowledge of Provincial and VVS / Savers safety regulations and requirements
Working knowledge of weighing disposal equations against recovery
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook
Working knowledge of the local area
Demonstrated skills in supervision, management and leadership
Demonstrated skills in inventory management
Demonstrated customer service skills
Demonstrated organization skills
Demonstrated knowledge of unloading shipping containers
Ability to create reports and assign orders to appropriate locations
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to make and influence decisions
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Ability to provide direction to customers
Ability to participate on and lead projects
Ability to work within VVS / Savers culture

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises and leads the Shipping and Receiving, Belts, Purses and Backpack and Vintage teams in the execution and delivery of services by training, coaching and mentoring staff.
Coordinates the direction of all inbound and outbound rag inventory for storage and export/sale.
Oversees quality control of stores inbound and customers outbound product.
Establish working relationships with warehouse vendors and works with management when new vendors are required.
Daily planning for TM’s and if needed, bringing in temporary workers to meet staffing requirements.
Develops plans for efficient use of materials and machinery (conveyor, balers, forklifts and tractor/trailers).
Monitors and reviews all equipment, procedures and practices to ensure proper safety and work conditions are met according to VVS / Savers policies and applicable provincial and federal laws.
Participates on and leads department or company-wide projects in support of the company goals and objectives.
Facilitates efficient use of warehouse space to warehouse and ship seasonal product.
Coordinates the shipping of product.
Assists management in TM reviews.
Assists management in TM disciplinary actions including documenting incidents, conflict resolution and defining solutions.
Ability to step into each supervisor role with short notice in order to meet daily warehouse product/shipping demand.
Certified forklift operator

Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience

One to two years of warehouse supervisory experience or related supervisory experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
1 - 2 years in warehouse operations and production.
Forklift Certification

Physical Requirements:
Lifting/carrying 50 lbs.
Reaching overhead 30% of the time. Standing 100%
Pushing/pulling 15-25 lbs. of force (to push/pull up to 1500 lb. rolling cart). Pushing/pulling 65%
Bending/crouching 60% of the time
Repetitive use of hands 70% of the time
Grasping with hands 80% of the time
Ability to operate large machine 50% of the time and ability to lift 500-950 lbs. with a hand truck

Other Information:
License or ability to obtain license as a Class A-Z Driver with Air Brakes

Tools and Equipment Used:
Forklift, Pallet Jack, Balers, and other heavy machinery