Warehouse Supervisor - Afternoon Shift

by The Original Cakerie

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Aug 01, 2022
The Original Cakerie

Job Description


Warehouse Supervisor - Afternoon Shift

We need a new ingredient!

We are in search of an amazing Afternoon Warehouse Supervisor here at The Original Cakerie. If that is you, and you want to work at an amazing company, then keep reading!

The Opportunity

The Original Cakerie Ltd. is one of four premium dessert manufacturing companies owned by Bain Capital managed by Dessert Holdings. We are a rapidly growing company comprised of The Original Cakerie Ltd. (London Ontario & Delta British Columbia), Lawler's Desserts (Houston, TX), Steven Charles (Aurora, CO) and Atlanta Cheesecake Company (Atlanta, GA). We are poised for continued growth by bringing high quality products to both retail grocery and food service across North America. Led by a senior team with strong company pedigrees and experience driving improvement – we have exciting opportunities to be a part of this high performance, growth focused organization.

Position Summary

Position Purpose:

The Warehouse Supervisor will coordinate warehouse staffing for all inbound, outbound and WIP activities.

The Warehouse Supervisor contributes to the success of the overall supply chain by ensuring the warehouse is organized and all tasks are met on time.

This position is responsible in helping to make sure the companies, cost, service, vendor relationships, people development, and food safety objectives are met.

Key Technical Responsibilities And Contributions
  • Warehouse team scheduling and payroll, as well as coordination and distribution of tasks.
  • Supervising the safe execution of all warehouse functions, provide support and guidance to all warehouse staff.
  • Ensure that key activities are completed on time and correctly. Consumption and reconciliation, cycle counts, material staging, FIFO etc.
  • Liaise with carriers and supply chain ensuring all inbound and outbound loads are on time
  • Active participant in the Health and safety committee.
  • Participate in audits, inspections, and recall activities.
  • Supervise warehouse performance, including continuous improvement, innovations, and reduction in costs through coaching and developing staff.
  • Ensure warehousing policies and processes are followed.
Education And Work Experience Requirements
  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or other Logistics or Transportation
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Transportation/Distribution/Operations/Warehouse Supervision.
  • Practical knowledge of supply chain and warehouse management (warehouse allocation, production planning, inventory control, materials and resource planning, replenishment, warehousing and transportation).
  • Proven continuous improvement and change management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and/or systems for problem solving.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems and multiple levels of communication within the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills in a team environment both written and verbal.
Specialized Knowledge And Skills

Knowledge of warehouse systems
  • Knowledge of Asset Management, Transportation management, Warehouse Management, Information Management
  • Experience in planning operations including process flow
  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Power Equipment certification
Equipment and Applications – Optional

MS Office, Inventory systems, Ordering systems, Transportation systems, Demand Planning Systems.

What We Offer
  • Great annual salary
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • RRSP
  • Paid sick days
  • Awesome workplace, WE MAKE CAKE!! SMELLS LIKE CAKE!!
  • Great people
  • Fast paced environment
  • Did we mention: WE MAKE CAKE!!
  • A lot of fun


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