Operations Manager - Pitt Meadows

Delta, Canada
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
Last application date


Maersk is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services and distribution. Our vision, built from a strong heritage of uprightness, constant care, and innovation, has guided our business operations since the first Maersk Line vessel sailed in 1904.

We offer

Performance Team and Damco Distribution, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offer third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, we have key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Delivering significant sales and profitability growth, we will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Key responsibilities

•Oversee and direct the facility operations to achieve the highest level of productivity, customer service with a focus constantly on cost and efficient use of labor
•Constant focus on the cost of operational labor and understand and uphold financial responsibility for the daily production and labor (P&L), train direct reports on understanding the P&L
•Communicate Company information, goals, and objectives within the Operations team
•Manages up to 5 -10 subordinates Supervisors in Special Projects, Shipping, Receiving, Packing, Order Processing, Routing, Inventory and Auditing departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
•Ensure safety policies and practices are being adhered to and are fundamental to the Company culture
•Ensure work procedures and work schedules are being adhered to and that corrective action is being taken within the facility operations
•Promote collaboration within facility teams to work to provide creative and innovative ideas to improve operational productivity while maintaining a safe work environment
•Effectively communicate with other departments and managers to ensure the efficiency of the facility as a whole
•Responsible to cross train management staff as well as warehouse associates
•Foster team environment within the facility and demonstrate strong leadership skills
•Manage, evaluate and mentor Assistant Managers and Supervisors
•Supports the commitment to the Company's Core Values
•Coordinate with Managers and Human Resources to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures
•Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
•Oversee maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays ensure all established costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met
•Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.
•Ensures all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.
•Interviewing, hiring, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplines employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•Perform other job-related duties as required

We are looking for

•College degree preferred but not required
•Strong candidates are assertive, adaptable, and resilient
•Must be a self-starter, multi-tasker, and excellent problem-solving abilities
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Team player attitude, understands the importance of maintaining a high communicative environment, offers an inclusive approach with constant care, constant training and communication while fostering a team environment
•Proficient with systems (i.e.: Microsoft products; warehouse and management systems)
•Flexibility to work nights, holidays, and weekends
•Must be able to lift to 50lbs

Additional info

Ref. MA-322524
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com All the way.