New Job Supervisor Of Stores In Manitoba

Supervisor of Stores
Supervisor of Stores

Supervisor of Stores

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Under the direction of the Manager of Facilities and Equipment, the Stores Supervisor is responsible for managing the systems and processes necessary to operate the WFMA’s Stores (located in 5 different repair facilities) computerized inventory and purchasing system with the use of a fleet management software package (RTA). The Stores Supervisor is also responsible for administering Bid Opportunities, managing one-time purchases and standing order contracts for the supply and delivery of both inventory and non-inventory goods and services which includes fleet vehicle parts, power tools and WFMA’s fuel sites. The Stores Supervisor is also responsible for the overall management of stores and the supervision of all stores staff at various locations.

As the Supervisor of Stores you will:

  • Develop and implement the Special Operating Agency’s inventory control processes.
  • Oversee the procurement and disbursement of approximately 2 million dollars in inventory and equipment.
  • Administer and manage one-time purchases and standing order contracts for the supply and delivery of inventory and non-inventory goods and services at five separate locations.
  • Manage the Operational Administration of Winnipeg Fleet Management Agency’s Fuel sites, inventory and Dispensing System.
  • Manage the Power Tool program (generator, concrete drill etc.)
  • Provide supervision and is responsible for the selection, training, work flow and work performance of Stores staff.
  • Other administrative duties associated with the classification.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Grade 12 Diploma, GED certificate or equivalent; AND must have completed equivalent to one-year post-secondary training including courses related to Inventory Logistics, Procurement and Contract Management e.g. at a College level, or through Supply Chain Management Association or APICS such as Introduction to Procurement, Introduction to Logistics, Principles of Inventory Management, Competitive Bidding, contract preparation and contract management. Must also have supervisory training such as: Foundations of Supervisory Development or Frontline Leader or Foremanship courses, Safety Responsibilities for Supervisors, Giving & Receiving Feedback, Employee Work Planning & Performance Feedback. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Approximately 2-3 years’ current experience managing a significant inventory by utilizing computerized systems; preferably in the automotive parts department industry or heavy-duty parts department.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Inventory Management practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop bid opportunities for the purchase of parts, power tools and fuel sites services.
  • Experience with, and proficient in, Microsoft Office Software (or equivalent) including Word, Excel, and Outlook and inventory management and purchasing software.
  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge of contract administration, contract preparation, bid analysis and tender/quotation preparation.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, financial management including financial planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. This includes the ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and express ideas in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Experience developing operating procedures.
  • Previous experience supervising and leading staff; preferably industrial employees.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements applicable to the area.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and recommendations. This includes prioritizing work flows and ensuring that all daily staffing and operational and emergency situations are handled appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with stressful conditions, while maintaining a professional conduct.
  • General knowledge of Fleet’s roles/responsibilities, products/services e.g. vehicles and types of equipment including parts and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, as well as outside agencies and the public.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with multiple complex issues concurrently in an effective manner.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • Must be able to work in an industrial environment involving exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and variations in temperature.
  • Must be willing to complete additional training as defined by the Operating Agency.
  • Must have a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver's License.
  • A Police Record Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidate(s), at their expense.


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