Warehouse Supervisor


The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day activities and management of warehouse facilities, inventory control, production, product distribution and logistics operations of Catalys Lubricants Inc. He/she contributes to the development and implementation of systems and objectives for the company. He/she also provides leadership, development and is a source of motivation and support to the group in order to maximize performance.  



  • Subscribe to a culture of continuous improvement through collaboration and effective communication; 

  • Lead by example, establishing clear expectations and objectives; 

  • Ensure effective management of the warehouses. 

  • Optimise logistic and expediting processes; 

  • Participate in sourcing of products and equipment; 

  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of all Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures with supporting documentation. 

  • Will be required to be JHSC certified. 

  • Implement, track and maintain operational policies and procedures along with all required certifications, permits and other related regulatory filings. 

  • Evaluate policies and procedures on an ongoing basis to maintain best operating practices;  

  • Establish SMART goals (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely) for each team member for the target date of each year; 

  • Coach, mentor and track activities for his/her group throughout the year providing support to facilitate achievement of individual objectives; 

  • Participate in the recruitment, training and integration of personnel; 

  • Collaborate closely with the Catalys team, members of other company divisions, along with outside partners and suppliers in order to assure high levels of customer satisfaction; 

  • Possess good mechanical aptitude and resolution capabilities; 

  • Knowledge / Experience of successful production planning for employees to meet inventory objectives. 

  • Creative and innovative problem solving.  

  • Other related activities that may be added to the job description as required.




Technical skills: 


  • Expertise in logistics & supply chain management. 

  • Geographic knowledge of the company’s service area; 

  • Experience in inventory control. 

  • Expertise in Lean Manufacturing; 

  • Experience in manufacturing production. 

  • Experience in operations team management;  

  • Proficient with RF gun technology;  

  • Experience with lubricant handling equipment and best practices is an asset; 

  • WHMIS/TDG trained. 

  • Good mechanical knowledge and aptitude; 

  • Forklift training. 

  • Experience with ERP system 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word). 


Relational skills :


  • Effective team leader;

  • Skilled at influencing others and managing change; 

  • Proficient at analysis, problem solving and management;  

  • Team player who is comfortable working with different personalities and overcoming communication barriers in order to find

  • solutions; 

  • Flexible thought process; 

  • Good understanding of business, finance and the concept of profit; 

  • Willingness to learn. 




Education: A combination of studies (Supply Chain Management), and experience in warehouse operation supervision. 

Experience: Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in warehouse supervision, manufacturing and/or distribution. Lubricants industry experience is an asset. 

Language: Fluent in English, oral and written.