Shipping & Receiving Team Lead

Requisition ID:  181996 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Management 

Job Category:  Central Production 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Rocky View County

Location: 5284 Alberta Central Kitchen 

Postal Code: T4A 3N4 


Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 



Ready to Make an impact?

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


• Coordinate the daily activities of Receivers, Shippers, Clerical Support, and Clerks

• Work closely with Procurement and Inbound / Outbound

• Contribute to the effectiveness of the Central Kitchen’s health and safety program by promoting a safe work culture

• Provide employees with instruction, information, supervision, and facilities to encourage ongoing safe work practices

• Maintain integrity of system productivity monitors and review all reports and develops strategies for improving site productivity

• Coach, counsel, and discipline employees as required

• Prompt implementation of new or revised Manufacturing programs and standards

• Ensure all checklists and inspections are complete, current, and accurate

• Maintain a clean and safe work environment as per company requirements

• Maintain superior customer service levels with both internal and external customers.

• Identify and analyze areas for cost reduction or margin improvement.

• Ensure adherence to Sobeys policies, procedures, and practices.

• Strive for continuous improvement.

• Administrative duties related to production, shipping, and quality performance.


Working Conditions:

• Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching

• Occasionally lift over 88 lbs

• Two person lift required for weights exceeding 50 lbs

• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

• Alertness to other people and vehicles

• Various shifts including evenings and weekends

What you have to offer:


A minimum of two years experience in a warehouse, food manufacturing environment, retail or production operations

• Certified to operate mobile equipment

• Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain Management (preferred)

• Previous supervisory experience (preferred)

• Strong interpersonal, communication, and team building skills.

• Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

• Critical thinking, analytical and detail oriented, preferred.

• Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback.




We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.