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2023 Winter Co-Op - Student Supervisor

  • Location
    • Langley, British Columbia
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

The Vancouver Parts Distribution Centre is looking for a responsible, hardworking, and out-going Student Supervisor for a medium sized group of hourly employees for our warehouse operation! You will be responsible for timely shipment and/or receipt of parts by efficient utilization of labour and equipment. The selected candidate will provide guidance and support for all warehouse staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains safety and good housekeeping practices

  • Maintains records to track and improve departmental performance

  • Active involvement in the operation of the warehouse

  • Assist with planning and scheduling of departmental staff

  • Assist with training, staff meetings, and supervising staff with guidance of the General Supervisor

  • Maintain awareness of quality standards, communicate departmental quality goals, and leverage resources to solve quality issues

  • Motivate and develop employees to effectively perform their jobs utilizing standardized methods

  • Develop and revise work instructions as required

  • Willingness to work shifts

Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (2nd, 3rd, and 4th year) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Business, Operations, Engineering

  • Eligible to work full-time (40 hours per week) in Canada and for 8-month term (2 consecutive semesters) starting January 2023

  • Successful candidates will be required to attest to their vaccination status (or indicating that they do not wish to disclose), and any job offer will be conditional on the candidate providing that attestation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory, or team leading experience

  • Previous warehousing experience

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven track record to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Onsite: The position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN CANADA NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.

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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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