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Job Description

About Our Client

Our client is a market leader in the food industry worldwide. Their business experienced significant growth in 2020, positioning them as an emerging start-up leader in Canada, with expected continued growth through 2021 and beyond. If you would like to join an energetic and highly motivated team and work in a dynamic, hands-on, high-growth field where you can really have an impact and make a difference every single day then join us!

You will…

  • Lead a team of Operations Managers, Supervisors, and Coordinators/Team Leaders
  • Build and develop a high-performing culture, with focus on leadership, accountability, engagement, continuous learning and speed/agility
  • Set up, manage, and be accountable for key performance indicators and targets, with focus on employee safety, food safety, quality, order accuracy, cost, and on-time delivery
  • Coordinate with Planning, Supply Chain, and Logistics teams to develop and deliver production plans that optimize product freshness, while delivering on DC targets
  • Make tomorrow better than today! Drive continuous improvement by collaborating with teams/Ops Excellence in identifying, scoping, and delivering initiatives and leading/coaching teams through positive and focused change
  • Facilitate root-cause analysis and implement corrective actions to prevent recurring product and performance issues
  • Collaborate with other DC Team Members to define, improve, and setup standard processes in all fulfillment processes - Warehouse, Portioning, and Pick & Pack
  • Ensure that the DC achieves and/or exceeds the Global DC Audit and regional Occupational Health & Safety standards; oversee facility and equipment upgrades and maintenance to achieve and/or exceed standards
  • Work with Ops Excellence, SCM Tech, and other CA/global resources to enable our team and deliver on system, data, and process improvements within the DC

You have/are:

  • 8+ years of Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain experience with a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field
  • Strong understanding of OHS and Food Safety and its application in a warehouse and production environment
  • Experience with managing a large scale operations with multiple management tiers
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude. Used to working in a high pressure, fast paced, and constantly changing environment
  • Drive and self-motivation. We seek a leader who competes to win and have the burning desire to make a meaningful difference in our business and lives of our employees
  • An authentic leader, who’s able to build strong relationships, clearly communicate and motivate, and drive accountability in all levels
  • An effective collaborator, who empowers and enables others to share ideas, raises awareness, gets buy-in, and delivers fast and well-rounded solutions to complex problems
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing and warehouse systems and controls
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments able to prioritize and meet budgets deadlines and achieve objectives;
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information; Professional certifications and/or licenses with Lean Six Sigma preferred;

IQ PARTNERS Inc. Contacts:

• Tanya Schwartz T: 416.599.4700 x244 E:

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at to discuss specific accommodations.

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Director of Operations, Edmonton AB
Toronto, Ontario
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