Senior Manager, Warehouse & Logistics

by Jones Healthcare Group

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2024
Jones Healthcare Group

Job Description

 

Senior Manager, Warehouse & Logistics

Join Jones Healthcare Group - Where Innovation Meets Purpose!
At Jones, we’re committed to the environment, our team, communities, and consumers, and we're inspired to make a meaningful impact through advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions.
Learn more about us here: www.joneshealthcaregroup.com.
Summary of position:
If you love analyzing key performance indicators to undercover opportunities for improvement, and you are energized by managing relationships with key logistics partners for effective partnerships, you should consider this position. 
If you get inspired by the opportunity to lead and motivate a team to perform at their best, while also ensuring a safe and efficient work environment that upholds the highest standards of quality and environmental sustainability, then this position is the right fit for you.
If you are driven by continuously improving warehouse operations and analyzing logistics practices to identify cost-saving opportunities, then you’ll want to consider this opportunity.
The Senior Manager, Warehouse and Logistics, is responsible for providing leadership to the Highbury Distribution Centre (DC) and Page Street Warehouse, ensuring operational excellence, maintaining high safety standards, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. This role encompasses comprehensive oversight of the warehouse facilities, the management of inbound and outbound products and materials, the coordination of inventory movements, and the strategic design and enhancement of systems and processes.
We're proud to foster a collaborative environment where teamwork thrives, and connections are made in person. As such, this role is fully on-site, offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself in our dynamic workplace culture.
More about your responsibilities:
  • Strategically oversee the operations of the Highbury Distribution Centre (DC) and Page Street Warehouse, encompassing the receipt, storage, management, and outbound shipment of raw materials and finished products. Optimizing processes, driving efficiency, and ensuring alignment with the company's broader logistical and business objectives
  • Monitor and report on key performance metrics for shipping and receiving, while identifying opportunities to develop and implement new KPIs to drive continuous improvement and align with strategic goals.
  • Assess and evaluate current logistics practices, and work with cross-functional stakeholders to conduct in-depth analyses of freight costs. Identify and implement opportunities for improvement and cost savings, while upholding the highest standards of customer service
  • Motivate, coach, and inspire team members to perform at their highest level.
  • Cultivate and manage strategic relationships with logistics delivery providers, negotiating terms and overseeing shipments to customers both domestically within Canada and internationally.
  • Plan warehouse layout and space requirements to prevent loss or damage, achieving full warehouse optimization. Consider factors such as product turnover, size, and weight, and recommend warehouse design and equipment requirements to enhance quality and efficiency. Manage these improvement plans and activities.  
  • Enforce and ensure the safe, clean, secure, compliant, and efficient operation of the warehouse.
  • Implement and improve systems/processes for warehouse efficiency, flow of material, shipment cost and status, product traceability and accuracy
  • Take overall responsibility for the Inventory Record Accuracy program, ensuring precise inventory records.
  • Investigate causes of lost or damaged shipments and other matters; make adjustments where necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Health & Safety, Quality Management, and Environmental Management System policies and procedures set forth by JHG. 
What you’ll bring:
  • Values that mirror ours, from the Inside Out: Ingenuity, Nimble, Supportive, Inclusive, Driven, Empathetic.
  • Diploma or degree in a related field.
  • Over 6 years of leadership experience in a managerial capacity within a warehouse environment.
  • Expertise in Operations, Warehouse Management, and Transportation Management.
  • Direct knowledge of WHMIS and other safety systems.
  • Experience in managing third-party logistics providers.
  • Experience with radio frequency ID systems (RFID), bar code systems, and electronic data interchange (EDI).
  • Valid forklift and driver’s license.
  • Experience with SAP, Lean, Six Sigma is an asset.
We care about our colleagues, some benefits we offer are:
  • A safe, respectful, and inclusive environment
  • Competitive compensation and equitable people practices
  • Comprehensive benefits and an RRSP program where we match up to 5% of your earnings
  • Opportunities to grow and develop, alongside a supportive team
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Referral bonuses
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Colleague appreciation events
  • and more!
Join us in shaping the future of healthcare! Apply now to join our dynamic team and make a meaningful impact in a collaborative environment.
Please submit a resume and let us know why you are interested.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Jones Healthcare Group will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact the Jones Human Resources department at 1.800.265.9093 about your needs, and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.
For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please also contact the Human Resources department.