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Manager Warehouse

New Westminster, British Columbia, V3M 3M5, Canada
January 18, 2018

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V3M 3M5 778-***-****


SDCB Forklift Certified

NAFTA/International Customs Documentation

Hard Count Inventory & Reconciliation Experienced

5S/ISO/GMP/TDG/WHMIS Officer& Trainer Experienced SYSPRO/SAP/SYTELINE/SAGE 300/ERP/RF Systems Exposure

FEDEX/UPS/DHL/ETC., Web based Pre-clearance Systems Experienced


Warehouse Supervisor/Manager

National Concrete Accessories (laid off) April 2016 – December 2017

Burnaby, BC

Responsible for safety, training, morale and daily work priorities for a 3 man unionized team assigned to S&R, FIFO replenishment, expired inventories, inter-branch transfers, inventory prep, etc. in a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse and 30,000 sq. ft. yard.

Refined SOP and processes resulting in immediate improvements to shipment accuracy, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction.

Organized and realigned warehouse and yard for more ergonomic and efficient order picking and shipment loading. As a key H&S committee member, I liaised with WCB inspectors and corrected all orders issued during inspection.

S&R/Materials Manager

Jastram Engineering/Technologies (laid off) May 2015 – January 2016

North Vancouver, BC

Effectively communicated to all direct reports upcoming production priorities and associated hard target dates for completion and shipment.

Monitored consumable consumption and worked with Purchasing personnel for timely reordering to eliminate out of stock situations. Reviewed inventory management protocols to improve discrepancies in system quantities vs. verified on-hand counts and bin/pick location accuracy.

Participated in daily Production floor “huddle” with Operations, Production, Quality Control, Purchasing and Engineering Managers to discuss upcoming priorities and problems with near target date shipments.

Supervised S&R personnel responsible for final stage custom processing (prior to QA inspection) and customer specific packaging/labelling/shipping for domestic & international shipments.

Warehouse & Production Supervisor

Vitality Plus, Kaslo/New Westminster, BC (owner unretired) March 2013 – May 2015

Directly supervised and trained personnel responsible for semi-annual bottling production runs, local deliveries, out of town shipments and replenishment of company depots in Victoria, Langley, Kelowna, Kaslo, BC, Calgary, AB and Wynyard, SK.

Liaised with vendors for all shipping, labelling, bottling, raw goods and transportation needs and associated Inventory Control.

Instigated improvements and enforced compliance with Dangerous Goods handling and transportation protocols and general warehouse safety practiced.

Distribution & Inventory Supervisor

Lee’s Pottery, Inc., Delta, BC (family med. emerg.) October 2012 – February 2013

Established and managed the Canadian Distribution Centre for Lee’s Pottery servicing national-level clients Canadian Tire, Home Depot Canada, Wal-Mart Canada and Winners.

Responsible for activities and personnel in departments: Inventory, Fulfillment, Shipping, Receiving and Administration. Also launched a high-compliance used materials recycling program.

Supervised and delegated daily priorities and duties to a mixed-gender team of up to twelve persons. Trained temporary-hire employees on all protocols, with focused emphasis on safety and accuracy.

Shipper/Receiver/Lead Hand Relief

Nikon Canada Inc., Richmond, BC (closed) September 2010 – August 2012

Picked, packed, processed and shipped orders using SAP and Purolator Connectship systems for local/inter-provincial customers including Wal-Mart and London Drugs.

Reorganized key sectors of warehouse to enhance efficiencies and improve through-put KPIs.


Canada Bread Inc.

Annacis Island, Delta, BC (closed) August 2004 - July 2010

Worked on Distribution Team for local and out of town customers including Costco, Save-on-Foods, BC Corrections, Safeway Foods, and Wal-Mart.

At times, exclusively distributed orders for Costco handling large-volume, time-sensitive shipments.

Designed and implemented Plastic Recycling program for Bakery and Distribution warehouse.


Alpha Technologies, Burnaby, BC (laid off) April 1999 - July 2004

Responsible for all accompanying shipping documentation, including applicable Customs/NAFTA paperwork for Domestic and International Ground and Air shipments.

Significantly improved Receiving practices by better management of incoming/backlog inventory, receiving discrepancies involving purchasing, and better communication with Quality Assurance department and other Materials personnel.

As an active Health and Safety Committee member and provincially accredited W.H.M.I.S Officer, I was responsible for controlling on-site WHMIS products and documentation as well as personnel training in WHMIS procedures to WorkSafe BC standards.

Warehouse & Production Manager

Wynyard Technologies, Wynyard, SK (moved) April 1993 - October 1998

Ammonium Sulfate Division

Aquaculture Division

Managed departments and employees associated with Production, Order fulfillment, & Shipping/Receiving.

Organized and streamlined all aspects of warehouse operations including improving shipping procedures with implementation of lot identification tracking codes and better transport- ready packaging.

Reduced time-loss claims through stricter implementation of WCB Occupational Health and Safety regulations. Monitored QC protocols and adjusted production to Sales plan.

**References available upon request**

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