General Manager-Distribution Centre

by Prime Management Group Inc. on Behalf of Dot Foods Canada

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London ON
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2022

Job Description

With over 60 years of successful experience, and 14 North American distribution centres, 27+ terminal locations, and 6,400+ employees, Dot Foods has become the largest and most respected food industry redistributor in North America and has proudly expanded its reach in Canada with a new distribution centre in Ingersoll, Ontario. Dot’s success is highlighted on Forbes list of Largest Private Companies, is a certified Great Place to Work and HBCU Connect’s Top 50 Diversity Recruitment Employers. With Dot’s innovative approach to redistribution created on a foundation of accessibility, affordability, respect, and dependability, they take pride in the treatment of their employees, having never laid off an employee in 62 years of operation, while also serving as a philanthropic community leader.

 

With great pleasure, Prime Management Group Inc. is pleased to be partnering with Dot Foods in the exciting search effort for a visionary, employee-focused and strategic Distribution Centre General Manager to join their Canadian leadership team and lead their new Ingersoll, Ontario location.

 

Reporting to the United States Regional General Manager, the Distribution Centre’s General Manager (Ingersoll, Ontario) will lead a growing distribution facility while developing best-in-class, sustainable business strategies and process efficiencies to scale operations for future growth and expansion. In alignment with Dot Foods’ organizational mission and vision, this collaborative and servant minded leader will also place high value and priority in driving a positive, employee-focused culture that allows for their team's growth and enhanced development through effective performance management, training, and mentoring.

 

In alignment with Dot Foods’ corporate objectives, this results-oriented General Manager will successfully develop and execute innovative strategies that promote the organization's continuous improvement efforts through lean thinking and the development of tools that identify and eliminate unnecessary waste. Additionally, this leader will oversee the preparation of various budgets, including sales, target, capital, payroll, and expense allocation for the ongoing financial achievement of the organization.

 

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) or equivalent work experience, with 7-10 years of proven senior leadership experience in a distribution or warehouse environment. In addition, this visionary leader will possess comprehensive operational and business planning skills and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills that place a high value on relationships and collaboration. Likewise, the General Manager will have a proven capacity to motivate and mentor teams to high-performance levels, with the ability to meet and exceed the organization's goals and targets. Finally, the General Manager will demonstrate excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs.

 

As a company with a strong family culture, Dot Foods has the mission to make all employees feel included and respected. In addition to an inclusive working environment, Dot provides employees with the following:

 

  • Competitive compensation packages, including bonuses for successful performance.
  • Extensive benefits, including medical, dental, and profit sharing.
  • Significant advancement opportunities.

 

Working in partnership with Dot Foods, Prime Management Group Inc. will be accepting all resumes and cover letters in confidence from interested candidates. To express your interest in this opportunity, Please submit your application here.
 

Prime Management Group Inc. is an Executive Search & Recruitment + HR Consulting firm serving Southwestern Ontario and beyond. Our search process ensures unwavering confidentiality while respectfully adhering to the Human Rights Act to uphold an unbiased and successful process for our candidates. We are committed to equity, value, and diversity and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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