The Estee Lauder Companies Distribution Centre Supervisor (Day Shift) in Toronto, Ontario

Distribution Centre Supervisor (Day Shift)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments



Our Brands: The Estée Lauder

Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of

quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s

products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names

including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins,

Tommy Hilfiger, M

  • A

  • C, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY,

Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford,

Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo,

Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA, and Too Faced.

For fiscal 2016, net sales were $11.26 billion and operating income was $1.61

billion. ( )

Our Heritage: Since Estée Lauder

founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams,

we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established:

creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are

committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We

champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every

level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the

result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated

employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The

Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that

innovative spirit. ( )

Our Culture & Values:

Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a

high-performing public company with a mission of “Bringing the best to everyone

we touch and being the best in everything we do.. This unique mix translates

into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding

– with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation. Above all

else, there is a focus on long-term, sustainable growth which engenders loyalty

and commitment from internal and external stakeholders. We are a

values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values

of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity

of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide

by the following principles: ( )

Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day activities of theCanadian based Global Distribution Centre. Operations to be planned to providecost effective service to both internal and external customers. Responsible for the supervision of various departmentswithin a Distribution environment which include: Inventory Control/Returns,Receiving, Order Processing, and Warehousing. Responsible for performancemanagement of direct reports including effective utilization of temporarymanpower; based on trust and respect. Maintain a positive environment.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Manage Daily Operations
  • Daily planning day to day departmental operations.

  • Monitorand control variable costs and labor costs.

  • Balancelabor against volume demands.

  • Work closely and liaise with other departments andactively pursue Process Improvement

  • Achievedepartmental performance measures (KPI’s) and metrics that meet or exceed Bestin Class benchmarks.

  • Activeparticipation in a continuous learning manner with respect to new and emergingdistribution system technologies, including the new Opex Perfect Pick andExacta’s Warehouse Execution System.

  • Ensure that all Quality Control and IndustrialSafety Standards are communicated to all employees, and that self-inspectionmethods are in place to assure compliance.

  • Ensureaccurate picking to minimize charge backs from our customers.

  • Achievemonthly sales budgets for (MAC, EL and CL) brands.

  • Meetall International Affiliates and North America Brand commitments.

  • Establishand maintain the security of the warehouse, providing for that application ofgood housekeeping techniques and the prevention of any potential hazards bystrictly adhering to HPB (Health Canada) and GMP guidelines.

  • Dutiesand responsibilities may be amended from time to time in order to supportefficient company operations.

  1. I nternal / ExternalCommunications
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with internaland external customers

  • Communicatein a respectful and professional manner

  • Demonstrateto external customers a high level of professionalism and conduct expectedby Company standards

3. EHS, GMP and Legislative Compliance

  • Maintain Regulatory compliance;including HPB (Health Canada) legislation; Transportation of DangerousGoods; Federal, Provincial and Corporate EHS requirements (OHSA; WSIB;MOL; CLC)

  • Ensureall employees are trained and adhere to EHS and GMP SOP’s to contribute toa safe working environment.

  • Promotean atmosphere that creates the safest work environment possible; with thegoal to achieve Best in Class Safety Standards

4. Leadership

  • Proactively seeks waysto improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current andfuture business needs.

  • Provide employee counseling, as required, tomaintain and encourage high employee moral and to assure consistent applicationof all Company policies

  • Supervises, coordinates, trains, and providesleadership to and reviews the work of assigned staff while ensuring uninterrupteddistribution to our customers.


Skill Requirement

  • Strong Computer Skills in all MS OfficeApplications

  • SAP, WMS, or WES experience an asset

  • Strong analytical, mathematical or data analysis

  • Knowledge of reverse logistics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Adept at managing competing priorities and time sensitivecommitments

  • Problem assessment and solving skills

  • Stays current on emergency technologies andinnovations

  • Thorough working knowledge of distributionautomation systems (goods-to-person, pick-to-light)

  • Working within a team environment both as team memberand leader

  • Abilityto modify or change established methods and procedures with a focus oncontinuous process improvement

  • Demonstrates high ethical standard and professionalconduct

  • Six Sigma/ Lean experience an asset

  • Must be hands on with a “can do” attitude

  • Work weekends and extended shift hours as needed

  • Other duties as may be assigned

Job: Distribution / Warehouse

Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Toronto

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 174880