Operations Supervisor - Night Shift
Metro Supply Chain Group
Calgary, AB

Location: Calgary, AB

Shift: Nights - 6:00 pm until 6:00 am on two week rotating schedule.

Metro Supply Chain Group is a leading provider of third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions to enterprises. Metro Supply Chain Group that has been in business since 1974 and continuously growing with over 26 distribution centers across Canada, in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, and Quebec.

Our Business Principles and Values are set around and supportive of:

Our Company: We continually challenge ourselves to improve the business.

Health & Safety: Without compromise, we all contribute to maintaining a safe clean work environment.

Our Team: We promote open communications and support high levels of participation. We celebrates our successes, diversity, milestones, team spirit and fun.

Our Customer: Service excellence and meeting our customer commitment is ‘Our Way’.

Our World: We challenge our thinking and actions to positively affect our impact on the environment. We promote and support employee driven social initiatives.

Operations Supervisor.

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for all facets of the operations on the shift. This involves leading all aspects of operational performance, customer relations, continuous improvement, and people development.


  • Schedule the labour requirements for the shift to ensure production goals are met within the budgeted cost structure.
  • Complete shift briefings to ensure the effective communication of relevant information to all employees.
  • Assign and follow up with operators and warehouse staff on the length of time required for tasks to be completed by noting tasks assignments and communicating approximate time of completion.
  • Ensure the sequences of orders are picked based on priority shipments and priority customers therefore reducing extensive waiting times for drivers, RUSH loads and late deliveries.
  • Hold Team Leaders accountable for ensuring proper picking and packing procedures are followed and that all production meets or exceeds Client’s quality standards.
  • Flag priority orders and revise schedules to meet outbound orders.
  • Monitor, analyze and report daily/weekly departmental performance through effective KPI tracking and data collection for respective shift.
  • On a daily basis approve all labour hours using ITR in adherence with company policies, maintaining accurate record keeping ensuring proper payment of employees for the shift and cost allocation to customer accounts.
  • Provide daily feedback to employees through coaching and administer performance appraisals. Handle all disciplinary situations appropriately and in a timely manner with appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Maintain close interaction with customers to develop strong relationships while assessing service requirements; communicate where appropriate.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Fulfill the duties of a supervisor under the Occupational Health and Safety Act including; safety, violence and harassment laws.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as required.


  • Preferably a College Diploma in Business Management with focus in Logistics Management and/or the equivalent in experience.


  • Five (5) years Distribution experience (3PL experience would be an asset)
  • At least two (2) years supervisory experience, preferably in a 3PL Operations role


  • Driven to provide excellent Customer Service with effective customer interaction skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Proven communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments.
  • Comfortable with being directly involved in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work additional hours when required.
  • Thorough knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with RF scanners.
  • Ability to make sound decisions independently to obtain desired results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proven leadership ability within a team environment
  • Able to create control tools through effective M.S. software applications knowledge primarily in excel & word.
  • Analytical skills with familiarity of financial reports.
  • Previous experience with warehouse systems such as Red Prairie a definite asset.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year


  • supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)
  • distribution: 3 years (Preferred)