Assistant Warehouse Manager (Afternoons)

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    Supply Chain

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    3 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for an important leadership role in our clients’ warehouse operation as the Assistant Warehouse Manager. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Distribution the Assistant Manager will lead a team of Supervisors and Leads in a brand-new state of the 300K sq/ft warehouse. Our client has recently undergone a consolidation project to bring together multiple warehouses under one roof into an all-inclusive distribution centre. Our client has made significant investments into technology and process improvements to better meet the high growth in their business. The Assistant Manager plays a very important role in the overall leadership to develop teams, manage process improvements and support the DC in its long-term transformation.


Our client offers an exceptionally supportive culture and environment with significant advancement opportunity. As our client's business grows the DC will play an ever-increasing strategic importance to the future of the company. The opportunity for the Assistant Manager to progress and take on ever increasing responsibility is outstanding.



  • Ensure that the warehouse operates at peak efficiency by leading, supervising, organizing, directing and training warehouse employees
  • Establish, monitor, and manage operational goals
  • Responsible for the overall daily management of a designated shift
  • Supervise your team by providing instruction, coaching, and feedback as needed
  • Become proficient in using Warehouse Management System to produce successful KPI driven results
  • Assist in building, guiding, and developing an engaged team to deliver high levels of service and operational results
  • Ensure that all warehouse processes and procedures are being followed by all team members
  • Drive continuous improvement in processes and procedures
  • Coordinate with other warehouse leaders to optimize and assign delivery routes from the Distribution Centre to retail stores in an efficient manner
  • Encourages teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met
  • Promote a safe working environment through compliance and understanding of Health and Safety rules and regulations, along with company policies and procedures
  • Commit to further advancing one’s warehouse knowledge (ex. equipment, procedures, etc.)
  • Perform additional Warehouse Manager, and distribution duties as required


  • 3-5 years experience in the warehouse environment
  • Has experience working with warehouse management systems
  • Capable of meeting department goals while measuring and meeting key performance indicators
  • Strong-willed individual with great leadership skills and people management abilities
  • Must have strong communication and problem-solving skills when working individually, and with the team
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
  • Strong time management and delegating skills
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities at once
  • Driven individual who can help motivate others
  • The warehouse operates on an 8:00AM - 8:30PM schedule this role is for the afternoon shift starting at 12noon - 8:30PM.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.