Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Assistant Warehouse Manager to join their company in Palmerston Ontario.

Salary: $75,000.00-$85,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Evening shift

Duties and Responsibilities:

Daily Management: Supervising and guiding subordinate supervisory staff, coaching team members for continuous improvement, and coordinating their efforts to achieve targets.

Operations Management: Planning, organizing, and directing operations within your scope of control.

Resource Management: Developing and implementing plans to efficiently use materials, labor, and equipment to meet production demand and customer ship targets.

Budget Adherence: Staying within the departmental budget.

Personnel Management: Interviewing, supervising, training, and evaluating employees. Resolving conflicts and motivating employees.

Quality Assurance: Ensuring the quality of production meets customer expectations.

Communication: Effectively communicating with all levels of management, including Japanese staff. Leading or participating in cross-functional teams for improvement activities.

Training: Conducting training as required, including the training of new employees.

Problem Analysis: Conducting root cause analysis for customer problems, including mixed or missed product shipments.

Continuous Improvement (Kaizen): Responsible for implementing and enforcing continuous improvement practices in your area.

Documentation: Ensuring that all relevant documentation is completed accurately and on time.

Safety: Ensuring the safety of all employees.

Productivity: Monitoring the effective use of time by team members and providing necessary support to them.

5S & 2S1Y: Implementing and enforcing 5S and 2S1Y practices.

Cost Savings: Responsible for meeting departmental cost-saving targets.

New Product Launch: Leading or participating in new product launch activities.

Other Duties: Performing any other duties assigned by the company.

What is Offered:

The company offers various benefits to employees, including competitive wages, health and dental benefits, vacation days, floating holidays, RRSP contributions with matching, attendance bonuses, company-paid time off, uniforms and allowances, an employee assistance program, recognition programs, overtime pay, and more.

Management Responsibilities:

As a manager, you are responsible for providing a safe workplace, understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, and managing subordinate supervisors or team leaders. You must also plan, assign, and direct work, appraise performance, and address workplace issues. It’s important to keep higher-level management informed of departmental activities.


The job requirements include:

7-10 years of experience in inventory management, preferably in a Just-in-Time environment with automotive manufacturing experience being an asset.

A university degree or college diploma in Production and Inventory Management.

Several years of supervisory experience.

Proficiency in reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications like Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

The text appears to describe a managerial position in a manufacturing setting, emphasizing the importance of safety, efficiency, and continuous improvement while offering competitive compensation and benefits. The manager is expected to play a crucial role in coordinating and leading the production team to meet targets and achieve customer satisfaction.


Please submit your resume, wage expectations and your interview availability to Chris Halliwell at chris@halliwellconsulting.com or call 1-877-737-6562 ext. 108 with any questions.

Job # 2369