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Distribution Manager

Position: Distribution Manager
Employer: Express Employment - Langley/ Cloverdale
City: Surrey
State/Province: BC
Valid Until: Jul 4, 2024
Express Employment - Langley/ Cloverdale

Distribution Manager

Do you have a passion for Thrift? Are you motivated, looking for a role with a purpose, and have a desire to make a difference in your local community? Our client offers a unique way to serve through retail and recycling in support of the second largest social service organization in Canada!

If you are looking to further your career in distribution, consider joining their team.

Our client is seeking an experienced Distribution Manager for their Victoria BC Distribution & Recycling Centre. The position manages the day-to-day operations of the facility, including distribution throughout the region.

As a Distribution Manager, you will coordinate logistics and distribution activities for our Stores and Distribution and Recycling Centre. 


Job Tasks

  • Coordinate logistics and distribution activities for the NRO Thrift Stores and Distribution and Recycling Centre
  • Coordinate the storage and movement of product through established distribution processes
  • Provide guests and donors with courteous and diplomatic service
  • Ensures that all team members work in compliance with Health & Safety legislation; use, wear and maintain personal protective equipment; report workplace hazards; and follow accident and injury reporting processes.
  • Responsible for effectiveness of multiple functions (e.g., dock area, ordering function, sorting and packing functions)
  • Review production expectations/progress
  • Respond to Store and District Manager concerns and issues
  • Review and approve invoices for payment
  • Assist with monitoring Distribution Centre maintenance
  • Meet with staff and review expectations
  • Plan trailer switches and rotation of commodities on trailers
  • Liaise with outside brokers
  • Complete and review Distribution inventory
  • Review monthly results and compare against budgets adjust accordingly, if necessary
  • Review GL listings and address discrepancies, if necessary


Skills and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Business Administration, Property Management, or trade experience within a warehouse environment
  • 2+ years’ experience managing logistics and distribution
  • Knowledge of operational requirements within used clothing retail stores
  • Constant attention to perform job safely is required
  • Valid driver’s license and forklift license are assets
  • May be required to provide a driver’s abstract satisfactory to the employer
  • Flexible in work hours to achieve predetermined deadlines
  • Substantial physical exertion is required for lifting and movement of heavy boxes and furniture
  • Successful reference and background check.


We provide a passionate fast paced community environment where you will be immersed in our operations and service. You will experience firsthand the impact of our work in our communities.


Competitive compensation including:

  • Salary range of $65,000- $72,000/ year
  • Employer provided RRSPs
  • Vacation (3 weeks/ 6%)
  • Group Benefits
  • Paid sick time
  • Leadership Development Training
  • The opportunity to learn new skills, job advancement, and recognition programs.
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Staff discounts


You can expect

  • To join a hands-on work environment where you will be required to physically move through our operation while adhering to daily goals;
  • They are operational 7 days a week and schedule our employees based on operational needs; days, evenings, and weekends (Please Note: Our stores are open for shopping Monday to Saturday and Sundays we are open to receive donations).


 If this position is of interest to you, we would love to speak to you.

We thank all who apply, but will be in contact with those who have the qualification and experience we are looking for