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Assistant Production Supervisor

Warehouse - Recycling

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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: 2019-2170

Assistant Production Supervisor


  • Forklift Drivers
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Recycling Tractor Operator

Supports Value Village / Savers vision by directing all Shipping, Receiving, and Sorting, of goods. Assists Warehouse Supervisor in day to day operation of the department.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of store operations
  • Working knowledge of Provincial and VVS / Savers safety regulations and requirements
  • Working knowledge of weighing disposal equations against recovery
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of the local area
  • Demonstrated skills in supervision, management and leadership
  • Demonstrated skills in inventory management
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of unloading shipping containers
  • Ability to create reports and assign orders to appropriate locations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to make and influence decisions
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to provide direction to customers
  • Ability to participate on and lead projects
  • Ability to work within VVS / Savers culture

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervises and leads the Shipping and Receiving, Belts, Purses and Backpack and Vintage teams in the execution and delivery of services by training, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Coordinates the direction of all inbound and outbound rag inventory for storage and export/sale.
  • Oversees quality control of stores inbound and customers outbound product.
  • Establish working relationships with warehouse vendors and works with management when new vendors are required.
  • Daily planning for TM’s and if needed, bringing in temporary workers to meet staffing requirements.
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials and machinery (conveyor, balers, forklifts and tractor/trailers).
  • Monitors and reviews all equipment, procedures and practices to ensure proper safety and work conditions are met according to VVS / Savers policies and applicable provincial and federal laws.
  • Participates on and leads department or company-wide projects in support of the company goals and objectives.
  • Facilitates efficient use of warehouse space to warehouse and ship seasonal product.
  • Coordinates the shipping of product.
  • Assists management in TM reviews.
  • Assists management in TM disciplinary actions including documenting incidents, conflict resolution and defining solutions.
  • Ability to step into each supervisor role with short notice in order to meet daily warehouse product/shipping demand.
  • Certified forklift operator

Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience

  • One to two years of warehouse supervisory experience or related supervisory experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • 1 - 2 years in warehouse operations and production.
  • Forklift Certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting/carrying 50 lbs.
  • Reaching overhead 30% of the time. Standing 100%
  • Pushing/pulling 15-25 lbs. of force (to push/pull up to 1500 lb. rolling cart). Pushing/pulling 65%
  • Bending/crouching 60% of the time
  • Repetitive use of hands 70% of the time
  • Grasping with hands 80% of the time
  • Ability to operate large machine 50% of the time and ability to lift 500-950 lbs. with a hand truck

Other Information:
License or ability to obtain license as a Class A-Z Driver with Air Brakes

Tools and Equipment Used:
Forklift, Pallet Jack, Balers, and other heavy machinery

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