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Warehouse Manager

Full Time
2 days ago
Hey, we're Article. We're a digital-first furniture brand that's engineering remarkably better furniture experiences. We don't have brick and mortar stores, so we're able to deliver better value on beautiful, modern furniture. Recently named one of Canada's fastest growing companies, we're on the hunt for talented, enthusiastic team members to join us at our warehouse in Vancouver, BC. Maybe it's you we're looking for!

We're looking for an experienced Warehouse Manager to build and lead the team in our Vancouver distribution centre. Our ideal candidate knows how to drive for results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. This candidate must also have proven experience motivating and developing a large team and be able to foster strong relationships with anyone from direct reports, warehouse associates, to senior management and key stakeholders. The thought of leading a large team and driving continuous improvement through collaboration and implementing scalable systems and processes gets you out of bed in the morning.

What does a day in the life of a Warehouse Manager at Article look like? You will be responsible for:
  • Leading, coaching and developing a small but growing team of warehouse and delivery Supervisors, Leads, and Associates
  • Strategic and operational planning - we are growing and change is our normal
  • Supporting an environment of innovation to drive business results
  • Establishing sound process improvement initiatives for continuous improvement
  • Following local, state and federal safety regulations and building a culture of safety
  • Maintaining and organizing product to facilitate receiving, storing, and shipping of orders
  • Establishing and maintaining physical controls to safeguard inventory and assets
  • Ensuring proper and prompt shipment of orders
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly warehouse and associated property
  • Meeting budget parameters and identifying opportunities for savings
  • Planning labour and equipment needs based on the projected order volumes
  • 8+ years in Warehousing or Logistics; managing 100k+ square feet of space and 30+ employees
  • 10 + years of experience in direct-to-consumer shipping including 10+ trucks and final mile delivery teams, following transportation regulations
  • Demonstrated experience promoting an environment of continuous improvement and rapid change
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in English (written or verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills - you know how to partner with other departments as well as manage your own team effectively
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent Google Suite
  • Must be highly organized and process-oriented
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks consistently and on time
  • Warehouse Management System experience
  • Flexibility with working hours
We want Article to be an amazing place to work, and we do our part to take care of our team. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide:
  • You'll get all the tools you need to get your job done well
  • Access to a great benefits package with all the bells and whistles plus a generous health and lifestyle account
  • Discounts on our products for yourself and your family and friends
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Group LTD and Life Insurance
  • We don't just crunch the clock and leave; we also have team meals and activities.

Ready to become a Particle? Apply today. We're excited to meet you.