• Shift Leader - Central Warehouse

    Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 9:22 AM)
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Hours of Work
    Monday to Friday (normal operating hours)
  • Job Description

    Reporting to the Operations Leader and Site Leader, the Shift Leader is responsible for the efficient shipping and receiving materials and ingredients; all within a fast paced (Just in Time) food manufacturing environment.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Leads by example and fosters an environment of mutual respect and team work among Team Members
    • Conduct pre-shift huddles and provides feedback for Team Members
    • Leads, coaches, mentors and trains Team Members
    • Responsible for managing all material transfers to production
    • Responsible for coordinating all drivers/trucks/carriers as necessary
    • Responsible for inventory accuracy and cycle counting process
    • Ensures that a safe working environment is maintained at all times by enforcing Company standards and following up on regular inspections
    • Oversees the receipt and warehousing of incoming ingredients
    • Ensures Operations Management System (OMS) procedures are being followed (entering inventory into the operating system)
    • Assists planning team with managing inventory level
    • Provides orientation and training as required to ensure an effective and efficient work force
    • Follows all GMP’s and Safety Procedures as outlined by FGF
    • Ensures every Team Member in the Warehouse area receives their entitled break and proper coverage is provided during each Team Member’s break
    • Updates team on daily issues and fosters an environment of continuous improvement
    • Acts as a backup to Operations Leader when necessary
    • Performs other duties as requested


    Required Skills and Experience


    • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (food/bakery experience is desirable)
    • Must have a valid forklift operator license (Counter Balance / Raymond Reach) from a recognized training provider
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task
    • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems
    • Accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to detect the presence of a quality issue
    • Good communication skill, along with strong computer and mathematical abilities
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Physically capable of performing the demands of the role
    • Ability to frequently move objects up to 40 kg
    • Ability to move from one task to another with minimal distraction
    • Flexible to work days, afternoons, nights & weekends if needed
    • Post-secondary education an asset


    Core Competencies

    • Customer and Product Centricity - Responds to the needs of both internal and external customers in a timely and courteous manner, showing a sense of urgency; always keeping our products front and centre.
    • Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability - Adapts to changes; changes strategy in response to new information; responds appropriately and quickly without having all parameters defined; demonstrate tolerance for speed and uncertainty.
    • Team Work and Collaboration - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of a plan or activity. Is effective in building constructive relationships; uses tact; interacts with others in an open, friendly manner, encourages collaboration.
    • Passion for Excellence – Always looks for ways to improve effectiveness or efficiency, making recommendation to increase productivity in quality of work; develops innovative solutions, challenges the status quo. To be the best, never compromising.
    • Drives Execution - Takes risks, learn from their mistakes, builds trust and is a role model to others. Has a “hands-on” style; is aggressive in achieving desired results.

    Leadership Competencies


    Energizes and Mobilizes Team Members

    • Team Member Selection – Takes ownership for selecting the right talent for the right role.
    • Team Member Development – Continually develops and upgrades team members; coaching and sharing knowledge and experience, uses appropriate style and methods in enabling team to be successful.
    • Team Member Engagement – Creates an environment where people enjoy working hard towards achieving mission, including creating an environment of fun and celebration while delivering results.

    Creates Winning Relationships

    • Performance and Development Feedback – Communicates clear performance expectations, providing feedback in a straight forward and timely manner.
    • Empowerment – Delegates effectively, providing support and opportunities for growth through empowering others.
    • Change Management – Communicates change positively and seeks to enable change. Generates excitement to inspire others. Always communicating in an open manner.
    • Consensus Building – Is effective at consensus building, always doing what is right for the business. Adheres to our mindset of no politics. 



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