Fresh Start Foods Canada Ltd.
Join one of the BEST teams in the Industry
At Fresh Start Foods you'll find qualified professionals that stand out with their experience and understand that customers are at the centre of everything we do.
We are seeking individuals:
Who are customer centric
Who are able to deliver on their commitments
Who value individual excellence and collective performance
Who care and give back - sustainable agriculture, the environment, corporate citizenship
Who go above and beyond to provide options for our customers
Who understand the foodservice/hospitality/retail business and bring extensive knowledge and experience
Fresh Start Foods Canada Ltd. was founded in 1993 to provide Foodservice Customers with a fresh alternative. An outstanding supply network, efficient distribution through our three regional locations, and our thoroughly modern processing plant are all part of our commitment to provide the freshest fruits and vegetables possible.
We are currently seeking a full-time Warehouse Manager-Day Shift to join our team for the Milton Facility.
In conjunction with the Senior Warehouse Manager, the Warehouse Manager-Day Shift is responsible for improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the warehouse operations by refining the current systems, developing improved systems, reducing costs, developing employees’ skills and abilities and leadership development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Establishes and maintains productivity standards for all warehouse job functions to the team’s efficiency
Responsible for managing the balance between volume/staff levels and thru-put
Responsible for the proper inventory, storage, receiving, rotating, and shipping of all produce and similar items.
Responsible for the management and tracking of product waste and ways to reduce waste
Identifies variances in actual costs vs. budgeted costs and identifies methods for reducing costs.
Examines and implements methods for reducing costs in all aspects of the warehouse to achieve a continual reduction in costs per case.
Ensures good employee/supervisor relations through consistent application of policies throughout the shift.
Conducts shift meetings to ensure staff is kept up to date on company and department matters as well as inventory issues and areas of concern.
Handles disciplinary problems within the department by investigating the problem with all parties involved and following positive discipline procedures.
Determines long-term skill requirements for the department and develops staff to meet long-term needs.
Responsible for facilitating the training for all employees while ensuring good warehousing practices.
Ensures workplace health and safety requirements are met.
Completes all required administration before the end of shift.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:
1-3 years experience managing a warehouse department in a private, competitive company
1-3 years operations experience in material handling
Must have experience in the distribution/handling of produce or food products.
Able to take a proactive approach to customer service and build strong relationships with all levels of customers
Excellent leadership, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.
Strong PC skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office software, email systems, website product ordering
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Valid license for operating counter-balance, forklift, and electric pallet jacks preferred
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next stage will be contacted. Fresh Start Foods is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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