Warehouse Manager

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Date: 21-Dec-2018

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

Since its establishment in 1960, Purolator has become Canada’s leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Our team operates under a strong set of corporate values that guide us in all we do for our employees. Purolator is an employer committed to offering our employees rewarding work with opportunities for collaboration and career development. We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits Package and Pension Plan, an Employee Family Assistance Program, Employee Shared Ownership Program and Employee Discounts.


We believe that developing a winning team of employees is critical to achieving our vision of making Canada stronger by delivering our customers’ promises. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a national organization that plays a meaningful role in the lives of all Canadians.


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People Management

  • Evaluate employee performance against established objectives
  • Provide direction, leadership, and encouragement to employees to enable them to meet their performance expectations and terminal targets
  • Deliver necessary training and coaching to enable employees to meet performance expectations.
  • Assess employee ability to meet compliance regulations and ensure all necessary training is delivered to meet employees’ needs.
  • Execute key activities in the employee lifecycle to manage direct report employees (Including employee recruitment, promotion and termination activities etc.)


  • Perform on-the-job supervision with all staff to ensure compliance and job standards are met
  • Perform regular driver certification within the terminal
  • Track the operating metrics and financial performance of services within the unit on a weekly and monthly basis for submission to the District Manager.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage business operations in the unit to achieve their operating metrics and financial goals.
  • Perform resource allocation, workload assignment and schedule management to optimize day-to-day operations
  • Plan, coordinate and manage vehicle utilization and vehicle failures together with Fleet Management
  • Co-chair terminal Health and Safety committee
  • Promote an interdependent safety culture and adherence to safety policies within the respective terminals, ensuring high quality and low risk
  • Audit the couriers according to the operations reports, telematics, on road support and fuel management
  • Identify and resolve issues and potential problems related to accidents, spills, roadside inspections and citations
  • Conduct injury and accident investigations and necessary follow ups, and implement necessary corrective measures
  • Verify appropriate hours of work of employees and authorize appropriate payroll
  • Apply collective bargaining agreement and labour relations understanding in all operational and employee related decision making
  • Influence terminal labour relations discussions by providing the District manager, and HR with necessary information needed
  • Represent and model Purolator’s values and culture in the management of the terminal

Continuous Improvement

  • Establish and Implement effective and efficient operating policies and procedures
  • Continuously identify and drive opportunities for improvements within their terminal, utilizing lean principles and methodology
  • Partner with internal departments namely HR, H&S, LR, Finance, sales, retail, payroll, engineering to ensure compliance, build capability and facilitate the customer experience

Customer service

  • Ensure the effective and efficient resolution to all customer issues and ensure all work efforts aim at providing outstanding customer services



  • Completion of post-secondary education
  • Manage a group of 1-40 employees; unionized experience 
  • Driver Certification experience
  • Experience in safety leadership
  • Warehouse & Transportation Experience
  • Exemplifies and consistently demonstrates our core competencies of customer focus, communication, collaboration, instill trust and self development 
  • Energetic Leader with strong motivation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate a wide variety of duties and responsibilities and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Present a professional and positive image
  • Exemplifies and consistently demonstrates our core competencies of communication, innovation, change management, relationship building and leadership

Location:                    511 - Mississauga West  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to: District Manager

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolator.com.

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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