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Logistics Lead

Location: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job Type:  Transportation & Logistics
N3S 7X6

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 15 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be able to seamlessly transition between executing tasks and leading tasks in all areas of responsibility. 
  • Provide direction to Logistics Operators, while acting as backup to the Logistic Supervisors as needed.
  • Coordinate the timely receipt, storage, and issue of raw materials to manufacturing and the loading and dispatch of the finished product.
  • Accurately record PO receipts and outbound shipment details in the company’s ERP, and Warehouse Management System (SAP).
  • Effectively use the RF (radio frequency) system and resolve issues
  • Liaise with transport service providers to ensure ‘on-time’ deliveries of raw materials and outbound shipments to the customer.
  • Complete relevant transport documentation, and daily activity reports.
  • Report exceptions to Supervisor.
  • Safely operate Materials Handling Equipment.
  • Ensure a positive and constructive work environment through effective communication and the quick resolution of issues.
  • Ensure all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality, and quality.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by keeping the work area clean and clear of hazards.  Report and address unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Maintain the required hygiene, safety, and quality standards on the production floor
  • Ensure all Food Safety programs are strictly adhered to.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 (OSSGD) required.
  • Previous Forklift Truck driving experience required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold a post-secondary education preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills; both written and oral.
  • Must be competent with numbers and be able to demonstrate a high degree of PC literacy.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.

 

 

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.