Operations Supervisor - Afternoons (Term: 1 year)

Requisition ID:  181330 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Management 

Job Category:  Inventory Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Whitby

Location: 3016 Whitby RSC 

Postal Code: L1N 9S1 


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?

Reporting to the assigned Shift Lead Operations, the Team Leads control and direct all selection, loading, forklift, and support staff to ensure the accurate selection of product to all stores and affiliates.  Actively contribute to a positive, productive, and safe working environment.



Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

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

• Maintain integrity of EXE productivity

• Maintain integrity of health and safety checklists and inspections

• Participate on the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee as required

• Work with Shift Leads and Managers to identify problems and work to make improvements

• Comply with all RSC audit expectations (OH&S, etc.)

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

• Monitor and review all reports and develop strategies for improving RSC productivity

• Prompt implementation of new and or revised RSC programs and standards

• Ensure all checklists are complete, current, and accurate

• Coach, counsel, and discipline as required

• Adhere and implement all applicable company safety standards

• Maintain sanitation standards

• Promote employee engagement, mission and purpose

• Performs special projects and other duties as required

What you have to offer:

• Minimum of two years experience in a retail support centre

• Certified to operate mobile equipment

• Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite

• Post Secondary Diploma/Degree or Equivalent Work Experience


*Specific shift times and location will be discussed at the interview


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.