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Warehouse Supervisor-Lift Truck Trainer

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Orangeville, ON, CA, L9W 3Z9

Company: Novolex Holdings, LLC

At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Warehouse Supervisor


Position Summary:

To ensure warehouse and material handling functions are managed efficiently and, in a cost-effective manner to meet both customer and company expectations while maintaining accurate and optimum inventory. Implementing warehouse procedures, and monitoring and supervising the work of shipping and receiving employees in the Warehouse department. This position includes standard managerial functions such as, but not limited to:  1) overseeing new employee training and evaluation, 2) ensuring employee performance standards are met, and 3) administering corrective actions and disciplinary actions, 3) Training of all production employees for lift truck and hoist certification.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:


  • To ensure all products is shipped out accurately on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that the weekly master cleaning schedule is maintained.
  • Manage material handling to all departments to meet their requirements.
  • Ensure receiving (internal/external) is accurate, paperwork is correct and recorded.
  • In-house trainer of Lift truck and program for all plant employees
  • In-house trainer of Hoists and program for all plant employees
  • Maintain accurate inventory and stock film levels for departments.
  • Conduct monthly and year end physical inventories.
  • Match shipping paperwork daily and process invoices for internal and external customers.
  • Maintain optimum inventory levels of boxes and corrugated supplies
  • Maintain accurate ‘lot tracking’.
  • Assist in Mock Recall and Recalls and Food Safety thru GMP implementation.
  • Maintain training objectives through the effective implementation of ISO & SQF certifications.
  • Meet/achieve safety, quality, production, waste, housekeeping and cost goals set forth by management.
  • Will provide back up to warehouse personnel and at month end as business needs require.
  • Understand company policies and procedures and hold employees on shift accountable according to the guidelines set forth.
  • Evaluate employee performances, and administer counseling and/or disciplinary action, making sure that recurring problems are brought to the attention of the Plant or Production Manager and or HR.
  • Back fill Shipping /Receiving & Warehouse Coordinator
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Three to five years’ experience in a distribution center, traffic, or a warehouse environment.
  • 2 years Supervisory experience
  • Strong math skills and a basic knowledge of computers.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Strong Organization skills are necessary
  • Certified Lift truck operator
  • Certified Hoist operator
  • Train the Trainer Certified for Lift Truck is an asset
  • Train the Trainer Certified for Hoist is an asset.


Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


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