Simplot Canada’s Portage la Prairie facility is one of five plants within the processed potatoes sector of the Food Group Division and they are growing, literally! Simplot is undergoing a major expansion of its Portage la Prairie Processing Plant and are seeking a Warehouse Supervisor to add to their team.
The Warehouse Supervisor oversees and coordinates all daily functions related to receiving, storing, and shipping products at the frozen Distribution Warehouse which operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The distribution functions include understanding of inventory control processes, WMS (Warehouse Management System), cycle counting, storing products, distribution equipment functionality, safety,and training warehousing staff.
What your responsibilities will be :
-Ensuring accurate inventory control by monitoring and using various best practice inventory techniques.
-Supporting, managing, or implementing Food Safety and Product Quality standards as well as SFCR / CFIA regulations and policies in moving temperature controlled product through the supply chain utilizing best practices.
-Performing related duties such as transmitting and tracking information via computer concerning inventory, shipping / receiving, time keeping, productivity and storage availability.
-Performing root cause analysis concerning operational issues and be able to minimize the effect on warehouse operations.
-Directing the warehouse operations to monitor inventory, shipping, receiving, cost control, food safety, sanitation, quality, and safety performance to meet company goals.
-Identifying warehousing bottlenecks and work to resolve issues by using industry proven processes such as six sigma and lean in order to focus on problem resolution in order to improve the supply chain.
In order to be considered, you’ll need :
-Experience working in a manufacturing plant in a supervisory role and proven knowledge of the day to day operations.
-Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to supervise, motivate, and mentor workers.
-Excellent planning and organization skills with a track record of achieving results.
-Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
The J.R. Simplot Company is one ofthe largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation, though at heart they’re as small as a single farmer. They pioneer innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems, and strive to feed a growing global population. At Simplot, they’re in the business of Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.
How to Apply :
Please apply online at jobs.peoplefirsthr.com or by emailing your resume in confidence to Alyx Livingstone at [email protected]. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted.
Job type: Full-time