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Distribution Manager

Milton, ON

Argentus has been engaged by a brand new client on a Distribution leadership search! This privately-held company has a rich base of manufacturing and distribution, with a reputation for social responsibility and global reach in their product category. Today, they’re looking for a Distribution Manager! 

This individual will work to take charge of the company’s distribution facility in Milton, ON. In this role, you will provide overall leadership for the facility, including managing a team of salaried and hourly staff including distribution coordinators, shipping staff and supervisors, as well as front-line warehouse staff, and report to senior leadership in the business. In this capacity, you will create a daily work schedule for all staff, work to coach and mentor them towards success, and help drive overall efficiency and effectiveness in the distribution operation. You will manage the Distribution Centre towards KPIs set by leadership, including order accuracy and efficiency, while also working to develop and implement new KPIs as you work to improve Distribution systems and processes. Overall, you will provide operations and administrative support for daily warehouse activities, working to develop continuous improvement initiatives by eliminating non value-add activities, providing improved logistical analysis, and identifying opportunities for technology and equipment upgrades. As a leader in the Distribution facility, you will also take ownership over health and safety protocols, providing training, inspections and safety meetings to ensure a high degree of safety in the company’s distribution process. 

This role requires at least 5 years of leadership experience within a large Distribution / Logistics environment. Experience managing salaries and hourly staff, and coaching them to success, is also a must for this role. Our client is looking for someone with the combination of hands-on Distribution experience, with a track record of strong leadership and successfully implemented KPIs and continuous improvement success. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a new role, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 to speak with a recruiter, or send an email with your up-to-date resume to

We regret that only candidates already available in Canada are eligible to apply. This capsule posting is meant to provide you an initial introduction about the role, but a full job description is available upon request. 

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