Under the guidance of the Distribution Manager, this position is responsible for planning, prioritizing and executing of the overall day-to- day operations of the Inventory Control, Promo Assembly Production and Returns areas. Manages and supervises the department's unionized employees by effectively communicating, directing and assigning tasks as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the departmental employees' daily activities, communicates instructions clearly, and assigns tasks as required. Ensures adherence with regulations and compliance programs, policies and procedures related to warehouse safety, good manufacturing practices, and environmental and health and safety. Have the skill to lead and motivate team and have strong organizational and time management skills. Able to troubleshoot issues, anticipate problems and make logical decisions; demonstrating the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet challenging timeline commitments. Ensures present processes are efficient and controlled within the DC. Responsible for the issuance of labour transfer reports. Complies with all applicable Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and with Company health and safety policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience: Post-secondary education in Logistics, Distribution and Pharmaceutical. Knowledge of management and operations. And 5+ years management experience in a supply chain and/or distribution capacity within a packaged goods environment. Must have working experience with SAP in a Warehouse/Distribution environment. Must have sound working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices guidelines, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), and OH&S Act & Regulations. Skills: Solid understanding and experience in WMS. Freight Experience Effective planning and execution skills Strong problem solving capabilities with a proven ability to analyze and make recommendations. Demonstrated ability to be proactive and anticipate to job requirements; takes ownership to resolve issues. Committed to continuous improvement and the sharing of best practices Effective planning and execution skills Strong drive for accuracy, attention to detail and process oriented Ability to work independently, make decisions where appropriate and meet predetermined and unexpected deadlines Solid written and verbal skills Able to deliver clear, concise and consistent messages both up, down and across the organization Demonstrated commitment to providing timely feedback Ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others Ability to respond effectively to emergency situations.