Warehouse Supervisor (Break pack, Monday- Thursday 4pm -2.30am)

Staples Canada - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary:
The Fulfillment Center (FC) Supervisor is responsible for first-line management and overall performance of his/her department. This position is responsible for preparing and planning strategies to meet the department’s daily, weekly, and monthly goals. Responsibilities also include coaching and managing associates to high performance standards and recognizing individual and team success. The FC Supervisor works in concert with the senior management team in the pursuit of operational excellence and the facility’s all-around success.

Primary Responsibilities:
Achieve performance goals and objectives in the areas of productivity, accuracy and expense control, as depicted by the budget
Analyze and conceptualize methodology
Make appropriate improvements to department processes and procedures
Participate with the facility managers in the hiring of skilled associates
Develop individual associate’s skills, standards and morale through training and coaching
Direct, support and delegate tasks as appropriate to an individual associate’s skill level
Give consistent and thorough feedback to associates, conduct timely Performance Appraisals, and deliver disciplinary action if necessary
Understand and effectively communicate company policies to ensure compliance and consistent administration
Read, understand and analyze daily, weekly, and monthly operational reports; use these reports to evaluate department’s performance
Compute figures to accurately plan/adjust headcount to meet department’s objectives
Foster communication and teamwork among staff to ensure accomplishment of operational goals
Develop and execute daily and weekly action plans to meet department and Fulfillment Center performance expectations
Understand and use Fulfillment/Distribution technology (i.e. WMS where appropriate, hardware and software components) and maintain control of department functions and procedures
Represent the Fulfillment Center/Staples in a professional manner, promoting Staples policies and programs and approaching challenges in a positive manner
Understand all safety procedures; ensure safe work practices are followed and maintain a safe work environment



High School Diploma or GED required
1 to 3 years of work related experience in a warehouse environment is required

Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience
Experience and working knowledge of warehouse systems, processes and productivity standards (WMS - AS400, computerized systems, SPC – statistical process control – and related ability to recognize, articulate and address variances in processes)
Computation/mathematical ability and reading comprehension of technical/financial materials and reports
Knowledge of personal computer (PC) applications
Eagerness and ability to learn - absorb new information quickly
Initiative to work with minimal instruction and direction
Strong oral and written communication skills
Positive associate relations skills; ability to direct, coach, support, and delegate and maintain morale
Demonstrated responsibility, maturity and leadership ability
Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving ability

Staples is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate applicants’ needs, upon request, throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please inform us of the accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.


Job: Distribution/Warehouse/Transportation
Location(s): CA-ON-Mississauga
Schedule: Full-time

Employment Statement
Staples Canada is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities & Aboriginal People.