Distribution Centre Manager

  • STIHL Limited
  • 1515 Sise Road, London, ON, Canada
  • Feb 13, 2024
Distribution-Shipping Warehouse

Job Description

STIHL Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG in Germany, is a leader in the distribution of chain saws and handheld outdoor power equipment in Canada.  We have an immediate opening at our London head office for a full-time Distribution Centre Manager.  

The key responsibilities for this position include:
  • Supervise a department of 19 Material Handlers
  • Creation of daily work schedules to ensure adequate coverage in all areas of warehouse
  • Train new staff on day-to-day responsibilities as well as certifying staff on forklifts and fall arrest
  • Participate in recruitment of all warehouse personnel
  • Work with transportation companies ensuring best pricing is obtained
  • Schedule repairs on warehouse equipment, racking and conveyors
  • Ensure all PM and safety inspections are performed on forklifts ensuring Ministry guidelines are met
  • Responsible for forklift and working at heights training for all staff
  • Ensure that all transportation of dangerous goods outgoing shipments are in accordance with applicable legislation
  • Responsible for overall  day-to-day operations of the warehouse including reporting, monitoring of wave locations, ensuring all orders are completed within company cut off times and organization and cleanliness of warehouse

Skills & Qualifications include:
  • Five plus years’ experience in a supervisory role within a warehouse setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work with various departments and develop collaborative relationships
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a busy environment
  • Effective decision making and problem-solving skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills, initiative, and versatility are essential
  • Excellent knowledge of processes relating to transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) with experience in lithium-ion battery shipments
  • Experienced forklift operator a must
  • Train the Trainer certificates in forklift certification and fall arrest/working at heights
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of outdoor power equipment an asset
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of SAP a definite asset
  • Comfortable in a data driven shipping environment
  • Keen focus on providing unparalleled service to an extensive customer base

We offer excellent working conditions and a competitive compensation package with paid benefits and a company pension plan.  If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to the attention of the Human Resources Manager, STIHL Limited - hr.canada@stihl.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however only those under consideration will be contacted.
Accessibility accommodation is available in all aspects of the recruitment process. Applicants should make this known in advance.