Outbound Supervisor

Outbound Supervisor
Employment type: Full-time
City: Edmonton
Last visit: 2014-10-22
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-22


For over 41 years visionary men and women have built dynamic, exciting and meaningful careers at The Brick and have been rewarded for their performance and innovation. Founded in 1971, The Brick has become Canada's largest volume retailer of furniture, mattresses, appliances and electronics with over 230 locations, 6 distribution centres and 6000 team members from coast to coast.

Our ongoing commitment to customer service and supporting our local communities will continue to build The Brick's reputation as the preferred customer choice for value-priced, quality brand name home furnishings.

Join our team and experience a rewarding and challenging work environment with skilled and supportive teammates who value winning together!

The Opportunity:

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Position Title

Outbound Supervisor

Job Description

The Outbound Supervisor will work with the Outbound Manager to provide leadership to the Outbound staff in the key day-to-day functions of all shipping operations.  In addition, this position assists with the management of the overall operations of each respective department including, but not limited to: Metro and Satellite Shipping, and Picking.  The Outbound Supervisor is accountable for the development and performance of the hourly workforce. The ideal candidate will supervise a team with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of The Brick.

Primary Responsibilities

        Co-manage the overall operations of each respective department including, but not limited to: Metro and satellite shipping, picking, customer pick up support, Inter region transfer, load planning

        Assist in maximizing the cost effectiveness of operations including budgeted operating costs, labour costs, equipment and resource utilization and service expectations

        Ensure exceptional visual detail and space utilization within the department areas and dock space

        Adhere to, actively promote, and monitor all company policies and procedures pertaining to: Core Values, Health and Safety, Operating Standards, Personal Appearance, and Security

            Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to be used in the completion reports, analysis, and maintaining the overall integrity of the inventory control system

        Achieve financial and operational objectives as set out by the company and maintain adequate resources to achieve the business objectives

            Maintain a proficient knowledge of Shipping/Returns processes and procedures

        Verify and report on inventory

        Process store entry stock transfers

        Maintain a thorough knowledge of all stock, stock locations, model numbers, manufacturers specification and handling instructions

        Picking of all product types, put-a-way of all product types

        Ensure accuracy in the generation of reports

        Lifting and moving of product

        Operation of equipment

Job Requirements

        High School Diploma or equivalent

        3 to 5 years experience in a diverse warehouse environment, preferably Retail

        Computerized inventory control systems (WMS) experience an asset

        Exceptional leadership, coaching, problem solving and time management skills

        Demonstrated ability to lead and manage in a fast paced environment within tight deadlines

        Must have applied knowledge in the safe material handling of product including power lift equipment

        Flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings and weekends, as required

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent


Edmonton (DC) - Edmonton, AB T5M 3Y6 CA (Primary)



Career Level


Education Required

High School Diploma (or Equivalent)

Shift Type

Travel Required

No travel

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The Benefits:

The Brick Group offers an attractive and competitive compensation package that includes:

Excellent Health & Dental benefits plans

Awesome employee product discounts

RRSP matching program

Tuition reimbursement

We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Retail Head Office and Warehouse

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics

Website: http://www.thebrick.com