Warehouse Supervisor in Toronto at CARQUEST Canada

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

Career Snapshot

Career Description

Job Description

What we have to offer:

  • Opportunity to work for the largest after-market auto parts provider in North America
  • Visibility to career growth opportunities across the entire Advance Auto Parts organization
  • Access to a robust online training system for personal or leadership development
  • A rewarding organizational culture through our Team Member recognition program
  • Employee discounts
  • Financial benefits including group RRSP with employer contribution and discounted stock purchase plans for all permanent Team Members


Supervises the daily work schedules of warehouse employees involved in performing a combination of: shipping, receiving, loading and unloading trucks, stacking, picking and palletizing finished products. Determines space requirements for storage and schedules delivery and distribution of products, parts, and accessories to achieve distribution objectives and meet customer requirements. Ensures maintenance of equipment and a safe, clean environment.


  • Supervises, motivates and assigns specific responsibilities to distribution center teammates to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitors employee attendance, productivity, and other performance markers and provides counseling to employees, as required.
  • Enforces all Company work and safety rules.
  • Ensures orders are picked, packed, and shipped in accordance with designated cut-off times.
  • Coordinates work with warehouse and operations manager, telephone sales and other supervisors concerning shipments, merchandise shortages, etc.
  • Maintains various records and reports, such as lost sales, error report, and production report.

  • Ensures the proper handling and recording of all hazardous materials shipped out.

  • Recommends changes in procedures to improve the operating efficiency of the unit.

Work Experience Required:

  • Previous work experience in a warehouse or distribution center including material handling, inventory tracking, and providing work direction to other teammates.
  • Familiar with company policies and procedures, including human resources policies

  • Demonstrated lead-worker or supervisory skills.

  • Ability to make decisions regarding orders and work assignments promptly.

  • Able to use computer and bar coding equipment in a "paperless" warehouse work environment.