Manager, Warehouse

  • Full Time
  • Guelph

Linamar Corporation

Warehouse Manager

Position Summary:

The primary function of this person will be to manage the warehouse locations for Skyjacks Plant 1, Plant 2 and K1 facilities. Working closely with the Materials Manager, ensure all key warehouse functions are efficiently completed to meet the replenishment needs of production and shipping needs of our internal and external customers.

Performance Expectations:

· Acts as the central managing contact for all 3 warehouse locations in Ontario

· Coordinates and leverages resources to meet the warehousing and shipping needs of all facilities. 

· Ensures adherence to all standard processes in all 3 warehouses

· Develops and implements continuous improvements across all 3 facilities

· Manage Warehouse Supervisor, Cyle Counters, Material Handlers, and Material General Labourers.

· Ensure Shipping & Receiving tasks are completed on time.

· Oversees the shipments of all finished goods to Skyjack customers.

· Ensures the receipt, coordination, and safety of goods coming through the warehouse.

· Ensure line replenishment is carried out effectively based on production schedules.

· Effectively manage Inventory Storage

· Manage and co-ordinate Inter Plant Shunting

· Develops and maintains shunt schedules to satisfy plant demands

· Responsible for the accuracy of inter-pant transfers and shipments

· Maintain a system which tracks material and provides location accuracy.

· Conducts physical cycle count in line with corporate requirements

· Manage and ensure the safety of Material Handling Equipment

· Manage and control the Shipping Docks & Yards

· Achieve Warehouse KPI’s

· Oversees Refit (light assembly) targets and attainment (K1)

· Maintains the facilities 5S requirements.

· Ensures tasks as assigned from Monthly Workplace Inspections are completed on time and conformance to all health and safety policies.


  • Experience managing or supervising in a warehouse environment.
  • Degree or college diploma in a related field or relevant work experience.
  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience as a Warehouse Manager or Supervisor in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the materials management field with specific emphasis on warehousing.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a projects and implement material system changes.
  • Have a strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Great communication skills, the ability to work with a team and get results.
  • Understands the supply chain in manufacturing and JIT delivery systems to production and inter-plants
  • Good understanding of inventory replenishment systems, Kanban, pull systems, MRP and independent ordering systems.
  • Experience with lift truck, warehouse storage equipment and tools
  • Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures involved in manufacturing and warehousing.

  • Why Linamar

    · Opportunities to grow your career

    · Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities

    · Social committees and sports teams

    · Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts

    We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet the full requirements for this position.­

    Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

    About Skyjack

    Skyjack supplies construction rental companies globally with quality engineered, simple, and reliable access and telehandler equipment.

    Initially started as a scissor lift manufacturer in 1985, and has grown to become a world leader in the general Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) industry. As a dominant player in a consistently evolving industry, Skyjack employees thrive on absorbing new information and have a thirst for continuous improvement in their professional selves.

    In 2002 Skyjack became a part of the Linamar Corporation and has since been able to leverage strategic partnerships and use the guidance of their parent company to rapidly change the face of the access industry.

    Every aspect of the company is deeply rooted in Skyjack’s safety initiatives as this can be an extremely challenging industry. Skyjack prides itself on being simply reliable and easy to do business with.

    This mission extends to the relationships with customers, suppliers, and employees. Learn more about how you can become a part of the Skyjack team and align yourself with other motivated and engaged professionals.