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Manager - Bayside Distribution

Bayside Distribution
23000357 Requisition #

Manager -  Bayside Distribution

Job Overview

The Manager will be the leader and a collaborative member of the Bayside Distribution Leadership Team reporting into the Director of Supply Chain for the Retail and Distribution Division of J.D. Irving Limited.  (S)he will have a strong focus on operational excellence as well as a strong understanding of warehouse management systems.  The manager will interact with our primary customer on a regular basis and will be responsible for maintaining a collaborative and cohesive relationship.  The Manager will oversee the daily operations to ensure a positive, safe, and profitable working environment.  (S)he will confidently deliver performance feedback, communicate business objectives, set goals, foster teamwork, and motivate and influence the team to drive results.


  • Ensuring that there are safe working conditions available for our associates and that our associates are following safety policies and procedures.
  • Strategic and long-term planning
  • Input and shared oversight of warehouse expansion planning and execution
  • Oversight of Bayside’s receiving, kitting, shipping and inventory control activities.
  • Leading daily, weekly, monthly planning meetings.
  • Maintaining a strong customer focus.
  • Evaluating key productivity indicators and implementing process improvement initiatives.
  • Benchmarking results and introducing best practices.  Evaluating and improving the financial performance of the operation.
  • Supporting budgeting activities.
  • Continuously improving employee engagement.
  • Developing reports as required. 
  • Developing talent and ensuring that there is a robust succession plan in place.
  • Developing positive and collaborative working relationships with the support divisions.


  • Undergraduate degree is considered an asset, especially industrial engineering
  • Experience leading cross functional teams.
  • Proven experience managing a P&L or cost center is considered an asset.
  • High learning and social agility.  An aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Warehousing, inventory management, and/or distribution experience is considered an asset.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Outstanding observation, organizational and leadership skills.

We Offer:

  • A safe work environment
  • Incentive programs
  • Employee discount
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Training

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-JM2

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