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Job Details

Job Number:  57780
Distribution Supervisor
Job Posted: Monday, 23 September 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 18 October 2019
(32 days ago)
The Salvation Army NRO
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Full time
Location: Dartmouth Salary: $17.00-$18.25 per hour


The Salvation Army is a Christian based organization. National Recycling Operations – Thrift Stores adheres to its core values of compassion, respect, excellence, integrity, relevance, co-operation and celebration. NRO supports The Salvation Army by recycling and selling donated goods which generate funds in support of its social service programs within our communities.


As a Distribution Supervisor you supervise the efficient processing of materials to and through the sorting, baling and/or shipping systems by exercising safe and careful material handling procedures while adhering to company standards.  Reporting to the Distribution Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of warehouse and logistics personnel to ensure consistent flow and movement of donated goods and exercise control of expenses. When performed effectively, this position will reduce losses and maximize store sales and profitability by maintaining high standards in the flow and movement of donated goods, service to the stores and public relations.

Our ideal candidate will have 2 -5 years supervisory experience with responsibility for, or working knowledge of logistics coordination. You will be operations focused with the ability to drive results and motivate and develop teams. You effectively manage and measure work/systems and possess superior time management skills. You have experience in producing a variety of reports in support of the Distribution Centre and are proficient in MS Office suite with knowledge of basic office equipment. You will hold a valid Class 5 Drivers license, forklift certification and have completed First Aid and WHMIS training. A driver’s abstract and Criminal Record Check satisfactory to the employer is required from the successful candidate.


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 on our communities.   We offer competitive compensation in addition to staff discounts, a comprehensive benefit package, RRSP, vacation, sick time, opportunity to learn new skills, and job advancement.


You can expect a hands-on work environment where you will be required to physically move through our operation while adhering to daily goals. Our Donor Welcome Centre is open seven (7) days a week to receive and process donations. As Distribution Supervisor you will not normally be expected to work evenings or weekends although on occasion overtime will at times be necessary based on operational needs.


As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all of our employees, CSA approved footwear is required for all Retail and DRC positions within NRO.



We thank all applicants for their interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.


How to Apply
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Contact Details
heather campbell
The Salvation Army NRO


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