Logistics Team Leader



Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by May 28, 2024. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration. Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Responsible for the shipping activity for outbound finished goods
  • Responsible for the receiving activity of all inbound materials
  • Responsible for warehouse activities, communicates and documents transactions, including vendor damage claims
  • Supervise outbound material movement to meet supply chain requirements including inventory accuracy, minimizing write-offs, and new product introductions
  • Supervise dry goods, packaging, meat and finished good warehouse operators
  • Manages the warehouse to meet housekeeping standards, including inventory control and management
  • Responsible for ensuring all shipments, inbound and outbound, meet quality requirements including completion of all related paperwork
  • Provides innovative solutions and continuous improvement initiatives to upgrade the department
  • Maintain managed warehouse bin management, inventory control, and allergen management.
  • Communicates effectively with transport dispatch, other plants, and third-party providers
  • Act as single point of contact for employee issues and concerns and providing follow-up in a timely manner
  • Conduct grievance, incident investigations, counseling, and discipline meetings
  • Properly administering the Collective Agreement
  • Accurate payroll processing
  • Conduct communication, safety, and food safety meetings
  • Audits processes: People System, FSQA, Reliability predictive practices
  • Conduct daily team meetings to review FS/QA, People, Reliability and CI KPIs
  • Develop Team Members through certification training and coaching, providing clear roles and consistent support and feedback for all employees
  • Foster and maintain positive union and employee relations environment by treating all employees with respect, providing timely feedback and grievance resolution
  • Ensures the compliance of all plant relevant policies, procedures, and standardized work methods
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure continued compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, JHSC recommendations or MOL work orders, Company Safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Perform accident investigation and take an active role in WSIB case management and ensuring early and safe return of injured workers to modified and/or productive duties
  • Efficient warehouse flow
  • Timely completion of shipping and receiving duties
  • Timely execution of all warehouse pick and put away tasks
  • Develop cross functional relationships with other groups in production, H&S, FSQA and reliability
  • Shall demonstrate full commitment to the implementation of the requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety and to processes which facilitate continual improvement of food safety and quality management.

What You’ll Bring:

  • The successful candidate will possess a relevant post-secondary education
  • Previous experience in a unionized food, dairy, beverage or packaged goods industry is a definite asset
  • Ability to communicate and work with all relevant associates, stakeholders and resources in a frequently changing and challenging supply chain environment
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented; strong organization skills with sound prioritizing abilities
  • Strong computer skills related to MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook)
  • SAP knowledge is an asset
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a shipping environment, preferably in a food, unionized environment

Organization Maple Leaf Foods Inc
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Logistics Team Leader
Job Location Ontario,Canada
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2024-06-09 11:50 am
Expires on 2024-07-24