Supervisor, Packing and Shipping
Almag Aluminum
Brampton, ON

Reporting to the Packing & Shipping Manager, the Packing and Shipping Supervisor is responsible for supervising all packing, shipping and receiving activities at ALMAG.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure all safety policies and procedures are adhered to
Manage and direct the day-to-day operation of the packing and shipping/receiving personnel
Manage and oversee the staffing requirements of the department in order to meet business objectives
Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
Monitor the teams performance and report and track metrics on a regular basis
Utilize departmental data to drive continuous improvement initiatives; identify root causes and execute effective corrective actions
Encourage your team members creativity and risk-taking
Suggest and organize team building activities
Delegate tasks and set deadlines
Organize all materials in a safe and productive manner
Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping in all areas of responsibility
Assist in the implementation of 5S throughout the packing and shipping areas
Coordinate and physically control the comings / goings of material through department
Ensure all packing material is properly and clearly identified
Assist in the planning of full physical yearend inventory count
Oversee and approve the annual review and update of all departmental work instructions and ISO related documents
Audit and provide final approval for vendor billing and fuel surcharge
Evaluate and communicate performance appraisals to employees and oversee the execution of the progressive discipline process
Comply with all quality related policies, procedures and system requirements
Perform other duties as required


3-5 years experience in a supervisory or leadership role
3-5 year experience in a shipping receiving role with exposure to a manufacturing or packing environment
Some training and experience in continuous improvement initiatives with exposure to 5 why’s, Kaizans, or lean manufacturing
High energy level, self-confidence, time management and a team player,
Good organizational skills
Exceptional oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders
A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills. Known for having a high degree of integrity
Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and key business partners
CTPAT, PAP, CWPCP and USMCA knowledge an asset

Minimum College Diploma in business, logistics or manufacturing
A mixture of experience and education may be considered

Since 1953, ALMAG has built a reputation as an industry leader in extruding high-visual, tight tolerance, complex, thin-walled, lightweight and precision aluminum extrusions. Pushing the limits of industry standards, ALMAG is capable of providing Solutions to some of the most complex designs by combining its skills, knowledge and experience with engineering to deliver best in class, quality Solutions with the industry’s shortest lead times.

We offer a full and competitive benefits package including:
Profit sharing
Health care spending account
Education assistance program
Health and dental
Life AD&D
Long-term disability
Critical illness insurance
Gym memberships
Wellness programs
Monthly social committee activities