Logistics (Dispatch) Supervisor - London, ON

CA-ON-LONDON
Requisition ID / ID de la demande
2017-47447
Job Category - Department / Catégorie d'emploi - Département
Logistics/Transportation Management / Logistique/Gestion de transport

Position Description / Description du poste

Under the responsibility of the SLM/LM, the Logistics (Dispatch) Supervisor is responsible for supervising, coordinating and overseeing the logistics operations and providing coaching, development and training to the staff members. S/He must be able to provide recommendations for improvements to the facility, equipment, machinery, and processes. S/He is accountable that the staff is performing to standard and has to ensure that progress is made to achieve the business objectives.

Requirements / Exigences

Requirements:
- Post-secondary education in business, logistics, transportation or a related field; a combination of other education and experiences will be considered.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a supervisory position in a warehouse environment or in the transportation field
Experience in:
- Monitoring, evaluating and rewarding employee performance
- Performance management, taking into account progressive discipline
- Preparing and conducting meetings (H&S and Employee Committee)
- Investigating and reporting workplace accidents and incidents
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written
- Must be computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & Word required)
- Good knowledge of transportation and/or warehouse logistics operations
- Good knowledge of safety and security requirements
- Strong planning and organizational skills
- Strong leadership and motivating skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills within a diverse team environment
- High degree of initiative

Responsibilities / Responsabilités

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, coordinate and oversee day to day logistics operations
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and coordinate workers' activities to ensure optimal shift/team logistics
  • Plan, review and supervise, in collaboration with the Logistics Manager, all logistics processes, ensuring that they meet the company standards and customer service specifications
  • Be accountable for site Key Performance Indication (KPI); Working in collaboration with customer in all aspect of operation; Ensure optimal utilization of equipment and resources; Identify any productivity improvement opportunities through product layout and process change; Understand Lean Guiding Principles: engaging the workforce, eliminating waste and driving Continuous Improvement/Costs Reduction. Make recommendation on staffing requirements
  • Meet regularly with team members collectively, as well as on an individual basis to monitor progress towards meeting objectives, track performance, coach and counsel as well as recognizing team and individual successes
  • Cultivate team spirit with a Diversity and Inclusion initiative and promote cooperation by seeking opportunities to improve internal processes
  • Carry out team member performance evaluations and recommend performance awards and/or merit increases when appropriate; Address performance problems through corrective action and disciplinary process
  • Understand labour agreement and maintain positive labour relations with all employees
  • Be responsible for implementation of health & safety and security initiatives, practices and behaviors and adherence to company rules and policies
  • Provide appropriate orientation for employees and Lead Hands and give them the information, technology and any material necessary to perform their jobs
  • Approve vacations and overtime of staff members; Establish work schedules for designated shifts/Team

How to apply:

  • Apply directly to this posting

ryder-logoRyder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.


 

In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process.  Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you.  If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 905 826-8777 extension 7.

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