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Logistics Supervisor- Temporary FT- Stratford

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Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Stratford, ON, CA

Company: LifeLabs

About Us

At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada!  We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.  

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers.  With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us.  

This is an exciting time to join our LifeLabs team, grow your career with us and support numerous business initiatives, innovations, best practice and business development opportunities.

 

At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada!  We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.                     

 

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers.  With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us. 

 

This is an exciting time to grow your career with us and support numerous business initiatives, innovations, best practice and business development opportunities.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Logistics, the Supervisor is accountable for providing leadership to the assigned locations.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Accountable to ensure scheduling requirements; granting all time off requests, overtime shifts, authorizing all schedule changes.
  • Management of recruitment, hiring, discipline and terminations, attendance and performance management and coaching
  • Manages implementation of workflow changes within the sites (identify, implement and manage change)
  • Accountable for meeting Provincial Key Indicator targets
  • Advisor and member of special project teams and initiatives
  • Implements corporate initiatives (eg. marketing, financial, human resources)
  • Manages corporate and regional initiatives that impact site
  • Manages financial results of the front-end operations: cost management, on budget
  • Successfully manages daily operations of sites and functions within their assigned region (adherence to master route schedules, communication devices, checklist, vehicles, repairs & maintenance, investigate daily shipment management variances
  • Ensures alignment with material management objectives
  • Delivery on service and quality standards (TAT, accuracy, documentation, regulatory compliance/audit track record, health and safety, etc.)
  • Business Recovery Plan preparedness of self and team. Implement BRP when required
  • Responsible for regular utilization of logistics reports and determines root cause and implements corrective action
  • Ensures appropriate escalation of issues for resolution
  • Sets departmental SMART goals and works with the team to achieve goals
  • Responsible for the implementation of organizational change initiatives within site
  • Ensure correct application of Collective Agreements, where applicable
  • Participate in meetings with Human Resources and where applicable local Union representatives to investigate grievances and other employee issues.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with local Union representatives, where applicable
  • Ensures compliance with Q & RA
  • Ensures compliance with internal policies, procedures and practices (i.e. Courier Log Sheet Procedure)
  • Ensures compliance with regulations and external bodies (inspectors, MTO, ICBC etc.)
  • Makes recommendations on the development and implementation of process improvements aligned to Lean initiatives
  • Supervisors are responsible for the health and safety of employees under their supervision. These responsibilities include: maintaining workplace equipment in a safe condition, and instructing employees to work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures.Supervisor(s) must perform or adhere to the following:
  • Performing workplace inspections
  • Conducting information sessions (safety talks, staff meetings)
  • Conducting incident investigations
  • Conducting employee training
  • Correcting substandard acts or conditions
  • Commending employee and supervisor health and safety performance
  • Performing employee safety observations

 

Duties of Supervisor(s), as found in the Occupational Health and Safety Act & Regulations:

(1) A Supervisor shall ensure that a worker,

(a) Works in the manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by this Act and the regulations; and

(b) Uses or wears the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker’s employer requires to be used or worn.

 

Additional duties of Supervisor(s):

(2) Without limiting the duty imposed by subsection (1), a Supervisor shall,

(a) Advise a worker of the existence of any potential or actual danger to the health or safety of the worker of which the Supervisor is aware;

(b) Where so prescribed, provide a worker with written instructions as to the measures and procedures to be taken for protection of the worker; and

(c) Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years Logistics Experience
  • 3 years Professional Driving experience preferred.
  • Operations experience required, health care sector preferred.
  • Logistics Lead Experience a definite asset.
  • Requires full valid Class G Driver’s license, clean driving abstract.

LifeLabs is committed to building an inclusive environment and will provide accommodations in accordance with the AODA – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please indicate in your application any accommodations you will require throughout the recruitment process.  Alternatively please contact our corporate offices main line to be directed to a member of the Talent Acquisition team at  (416) 675-4530. 


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