Operations Manager

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Operations
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia

Operations Manager

Salary: $75,000 - $85,000

Do you have the drive to improve the skills, morale and results of everyone around you?

Adecco is currently hiring for an Operations Manager position in Burnaby, BC.

Our client is a hardware solutions provider, employing over 2900 enthusiastic team members across North America.

The successful candidate will be someone who can provide direction and guidance to a range of departments, whilst delivering expected facility and corporate operational results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides training, direction and management to area managers and supervisors to accomplish operating results, keeping within the budgetary constraints.
  • Communicate and work closely with staff to help provide information, answer questions/concerns and to ensure all common objectives are achieved.
  • Report all daily and monthly key indicator results to the Director of Operations.
  • Promotes and inspires teamwork by maintaining sound employee relations between the management/supervisory teams and maintaining a highly engaged workforce.
  • Work closely with the facility manager and safety manager to support teams by effectively maintaining equipment and ensuring all staff are appropriately trained on specific functions.
  • Evaluates and recommends significant enhancements to systems, processes, equipment, policies, and procedures to improve operational efficiency, accuracy, and customer service levels to ensure facility performance objectives are met.
  • Develop Preliminary annual budgets.
  • Takes proactive measures to identify and minimize risks by ensuring consistent enforcement of all safety standards and policies.


Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or the equivalent in education and experience.
  • Five years related experience in a high volume automated multi-shift distribution center. Experience in a facility that uses conveyers, RF scanning, and pick-to-ship container methods preferred.
  • Candidates with knowledge of Enterprise One (JDE) and/or Manhattan Warehouse Management System would be considered more desirable.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of inventory control and traffic management.
  • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Windows
  • In depth knowledge of complex automated distribution.
  • Proven ability to manage change


Core Competencies

  • Organizational awareness and understanding based on the organizations mission, vision, values, core products/services and the standing in the competitive environment.
  • Ability to obtain results by planning and balancing customer requests with organizational capabilities and resources.
  • A customer focussed individual who collaborates with colleague to provide additional and exceptional value to the customer experience.
  • Strong leadership skills, who can share information proactively and role model the high expectations you have of yourself and others.
  • Excellent organization, planning, problem solving skills based on a full understanding of causation and risk factors.
  • Advanced communication skills with the ability to express thoughts ideas, issues and concerns clearly to co-workers, supervisors and managers, ensuring all parties understand.
  • Create an environment based on teamwork and camaraderie, making sure that all conflicts are resolved in a calm and sincere approach.
  • Use your creative and innovative abilities to learn, adapt and perform new procedures without adversely affecting job performance.
  • Work effectively in an unstructured environment and shares constructive coping strategies with team members.
  • Provide continuous professional development by learning from errors, avoiding repetition and taking ownership of your own development by gaining the necessary skills needed.

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity as Operations Manager, then we look forward to hearing from you today!



  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026526_1235570

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