Manager, Warehouse & Logistics

by Jones Healthcare Group

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 01, 2024
Jones Healthcare Group

Job Description

Manager, Warehouse & Logistics

At Jones, we’re committed to the environment, our team, communities, and consumers, and we're inspired to make a meaningful impact through advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions.
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Summary of position:
If you love analyzing key performance indicators to undercover opportunities for improvement, and you are energized by managing relationships with key logistics partners for effective partnerships, you should consider this position. 
If you get inspired by the opportunity to lead and motivate a team to perform at their best, while also ensuring a safe and efficient work environment that upholds the highest standards of quality and environmental sustainability, then this position is the right fit for you.
If you are driven by continuously improving warehouse operations and analyzing logistics practices to identify cost-saving opportunities, then you’ll want to consider this opportunity.
The Manager, Warehouse and Logistics is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient day-to-day operations of the Highbury Distribution Centre (DC) and Page Street Warehouse. This includes accountability for the warehouse facility, inbound and outbound products and materials, inventory movements, and systems/process design and improvement.
More about your responsibilities:


  • Oversee the operations of the Highbury DC and Page Street Warehouse, encompassing the receipt, storage, management, and outgoing shipment of raw materials and finished products.
  • Motivate, coach, and inspire team members to perform at their highest level.
  • Enforce and ensure the safe, clean, secure, compliant, and efficient operation of the warehouse.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with logistics delivery providers, negotiating terms and overseeing shipments to customers both domestically within Canada and internationally.
  • Monitor and evaluate current logistics practices, and work with cross-functional stakeholders to further analyze freight costs, identifying areas for improvement and cost savings, while maintaining the highest level of customer service
  • Plan warehouse layout and space requirements to prevent loss or damage, and to achieve full warehouse optimization, considering factors such as product turnover, size, and weight; recommend warehouse design and equipment requirements to enhance quality and efficiency, and manage these improvement plans and activities
  • Implement and improve systems/processes for warehouse efficiency, flow of material, shipment cost and status, product traceability and accuracy
  • Overall responsibility for the Inventory Record Accuracy program.
  • Monitor and report on key performance metrics for shipping and receiving.
  • Investigate causes of lost or damaged shipments and other matters; make adjustments where necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Health & Safety, Quality Management, and Environmental Management System policies and procedures set forth by JHG. 
What you’ll bring:
  • Values that mirror ours, from the Inside Out: Ingenuity, Nimble, Supportive, Inclusive, Driven, Empathetic.
  • Diploma or degree in a related field.
  • Valid forklift and driver’s license.
  • 5+ years of direct work experience in a warehouse management function with proven leadership experience in this environment.
  • Subject matter expert in operations, warehouse management, and transportation management.
  • Direct knowledge of WHMIS and other safety systems.
  • Experience with radio frequency ID systems (RFID), bar code systems, and electronic data interchange (EDI) will be required.
  • Experience with SAP, Lean, Six Sigma is an asset.
  • Experience in managing third-party logistics providers.
We care about our colleagues, some benefits we offer are:
  • A safe, respectful, and inclusive environment
  • Competitive compensation and equitable people practices
  • Comprehensive benefits and an RRSP program where we match up to 5% of your earnings
  • Opportunities to grow and develop, alongside a supportive team
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Referral bonuses
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Colleague appreciation events
  • and more!
Join us in shaping the future of healthcare! Apply now to join our dynamic team and make a meaningful impact in a collaborative environment.
Please submit a resume and let us know why you are interested.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Jones Healthcare Group will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact the Jones Human Resources department at 1.800.265.9093 about your needs, and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.
For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please also contact the Human Resources department.