Yard Operations Supervisor

Peri Formwork Systems Inc - Bolton, ON (30+ days ago)

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PERI is a leading global company in formwork, scaffolding and related engineering with over 1300 Engineers and 8,100 employees worldwide. Originally founded in Germany in 1969, PERI currently operates in 70 countries worldwide. Our success is the result of a philosophy to provide the best possible solutions together with the best possible service with a workforce that is focused on and understands the importance of customer satisfaction. PERI takes an avid interest in the growth and development of employees as they are the driving force behind the company’s continued success.


The Yard Operations Supervisor will be responsible for effectively and efficiently leading the team and stockyard operations. As part of the leadership team, the Yard Operations Supervisor will ensure that a high standard of accuracy, organization and timely processing of deliveries, receiving and refurbishments is maintained, within a safety first environment.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Directly oversee activities of the Yard Operations including:
Overseeing a team consisting of 5-12 members
Assisting with recruiting, hiring and training new employees
Coaching, leading and managing employees to be consistent with an exceptional level of customer service; tracking attendance and ensuring payroll duties are completed on a weekly basis
Recording key performance indicators
Ensuring overall quality assurance standards are achieved for both materials and processes
Optimizing labour, equipment, and material resource efficiencies
Driving continuous improvement initiatives
Identify improvement opportunities such as process, procedure, documentation and personnel
Ensuring inventory accuracy is maximized and performing inventory checks when required
Maintain the highest standards of workplace health and safety by:

Contributing with their understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act
Ensuring that employees are adhering to all established health and safety policies/procedures
Establishing control measures for hazards and identifying hazards
Ensuring employees are trained on all applicable equipment
Ensuring regular safety talks, toolbox meetings are training sessions are being conducted
Ensuring regular workplace inspections are completed
Conducting incident/accident/near miss investigations
Participating in Workers Compensation claims management and the return to work program
Qualifications and Requirements

Post-secondary education (College diploma, University degree) or equivalent experience
3+ years’ experience in a supervisory role
Previous experience working in an outdoor yard environment is an asset
Previous experience operating a diesel-powered counterbalance forklift is an asset
Experience in logistical coordination and/or inventory management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proven strong leadership skills
Superior interpersonal and communications abilities
Excellent organizational and time management abilities
Dedication to promoting and maintaining the highest standard of workplace health and safety
Practical knowledge of employment standards and health and safety standards
The ability to function effectively in a dynamic, diverse and fast-paced environment
The flexibility to work equally well in a team environment and independently
The skill to both receive direction and delegate effectively
Leadership Competencies

Building Effective Teams
Conflict Management
Drive for Results
Interpersonal Savvy
Managing & Measuring Work
Managing Diversity
Motivating Others
Working conditions

8.75 hour work day
Work is performed outdoors and indoors year round
Operation of desktop computer and peripherals
Regular exposure to dust, dirt and grime
Constant exposure to forklift and transport truck traffic
Regular exposure to moderate noise levels
Must wear the personal protective equipment required in work areas

Qualified individuals are invited to apply by submitting an application on company career site: https://www.peri.ca/company/career.html. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation for candidates with disabilities is available throughout the recruitment process upon request.

PERI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information, please visit our website at www.peri.ca