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Logistic assistant director

Our client, a large company, firmly established in North America for several years, positioning itself as a leader in the distribution market of a wide range of products is currently looking, for its facilities in the Laval region, a logistic assistant director.

Nature of position

Under the supervision of the Logistics and Informatics Director and as part of a succession process for the Director, your main mandate will be to ensure continuous improvement of the processes, distribution infrastructure and computerized system to improve the productivity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of operations. To do this you will design, improve, install and manage integrated systems at the logistics level. As such you will:

  • Develop diagnoses and recommendations for problem solving;
  • Performing process and process reengineering to obtain the best return on investment;
  • Implement various key performance indicators and ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation;
  • Establish time and movement studies for operations;
  • See to the development of the layout plan for the Laval main warehouse (165,000 square feet);
  • Establish time and movement studies for operations;
  • Optimize the layout of departments using engineering tools;
  • Develop process mapping;
  • Facilitate continuous improvement meetings such as Kaizen or others;
  • Implement quality control procedures to resolve issues, maximize service reliability and minimize costs;
  • Recommend methods to improve the use of personnel, equipment and services;
  • Apply statistical methods to determine logistics processes and personnel requirements;
  • Study the sequence of operations and the logistics flow;
  • Identify activities without added value and make the required changes;
  • Optimize workflow programs according to the sequences of operations;
  • Ensure the steering and maintenance of improvements to the logistics;
  • Perform any other tasks that are compatible with your duties.

Required qualification

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations and Logistics Engineering or other relevant training;
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Excellent fluency in English and French (spoken and written);
  • Experience with wholesalers or distributors and knowledge of the business processes of a distribution centre will be considered an important asset;
  • Practical experiences in the application of continuous improvement tools;
  • Very good knowledge of the Ms Office suite.

Salary and condition

Salary and conditions according to company's policy and candidate's experience.

Job Location

The location shown on the map is approximate and is included for information purposes only.

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