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Administration Team Lead

158545 Requisition ID:  158545 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Management 

Job Category:  Administration 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Whitby

Location: 3016 Whitby RSC 

Postal Code: L1N 9S1 


Our family of 127,000 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 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Directly reports to: RSC Director

Roles Available: 1

General Description: Purpose of Role

Oversee all clerical / support functions within the RSC. Actively contribute to a positive, productive, and safe working environment.

Job Description

  • Coordinate daily activities of RSC administration personnel including Shipping, Receiving and Payroll Administrators
  • Work closely with Dispatch Team and Logistics to ensure that all delivery documentation is available for execution of on-time deliveries
  • Collaborate with the Inventory Control Manager and Operations Managers to ensure business goals and daily targets are achieved
  • Drive consistent practices across three shifts
  • Cross dock tracking and invoicing
  • Complete and compile weekly reports as required
  • Complete / edit daily timecards and scheduling for all clerical support staff
  • Investigate and respond to various queries from customers, vendors, retail, procurement, and corporate office
  • Store and retrieve archived RSC clerical records
  • Coach, counsel, and discipline as required
  • Contribute to positive employee engagement and connection to Sobeys mission and purpose
  • Comply with all RSC audit expectations (HACCP and OH&S)
  • Work within team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are followed
  • Other duties which may be assigned

Job Requirements

Educational and Working Experience


  • Post secondary Diploma or equivalent work experience


  • Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Logistics


Technical Skills


  • Working knowledge of EXE, SAP, KRONOS, C3 and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in a distribution centre


  • HACCP results
  • On-time handoff
  • Customer service response time and results


  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Job Knowledge
  • Decision Making/Problem Solving
  • Managing for Results
  • People Development
  • People Management
  • Team Leadership


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

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.