AdvanTec Industrial Companies
Evolution is Advancement

Posted on September 4, 2018

Location: Maple Ridge, BC

Job Description

At AdvanTec’s Industrial Division, Advance Flow Systems (AFS), we are seeking an experienced Supervisor to join our team to supervise and lead our Shipping and Receiving departments and warehouses. As a Supervisor of our Shipping and Receiving Department, you will be responsible for ensuring completed product is shipped out on time, that incoming material is received, and that production has the parts required to complete orders.


As the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor, you will be given the opportunity to bring together and centralize our two warehouses in Maple Ridge and will oversee all team members and shipping and receiving tasks completed within both. This is a great role for someone looking to take the next step in their career as a Supervisor within the logistics field.


Essential Functions for this role are:


Shipping & Receiving:

  • Ensure incoming goods are correct and acceptable in quantity and quality, and ensure product matches with shipping and purchase orders
  • Assist with scheduling freight appointments and negotiating rates
  • Assist with material handling and order picking to support production as needed
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking of shipped product
  • Ensure the secure and accurate loading of shipments/ receiving of incoming goods
  • Track shipments and verify receipts of shipments as required
  • Assist in management of inventory of shipping materials and supplies
  • Perform quality audits of the condition of goods/packaging/palletizing for outgoing items prior to signing off
  • Ensure that shipments contain proper documentation and if multiple items per shipment, ensure item lists are complete
  • Problem solve for any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Ensure team members are adhering to company safety procedures and are working safely
  • Monitor team member productivity to ensure they are on task and on time
  • Provide constructive feedback and coaching through coaching sessions and progressive discipline process
  • Receive complaints and resolve problems
  • Maintain time sheets as well as keep track of employees on vacation or out sick, as well as stay on-top-of attendance
  • Communicate messages and updates to team from Production Manager
  • Assist in hiring and training new team members
  • Ensuring team members adhere to legal and company policies and procedures with an emphasis




If you have the following skills, then we want to hear from you!

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Supervisor within a Shipping and Receiving environment
  • Previous experience completing shipping and receiving functions including managing inventory, arranging shipments and receiving parts
  • Exceptional organization skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word etc.)
  • Previous experience managing and leading a team within a similar environment including hiring, employee relations, performance management and coaching
  • Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong experience and knowledge of local, national and internal shipping
  • Proven experience negotiating freight rates with carriers
  • Experience using an ERP system is an asset (Visual Manufacturing experience is a strong asset)
  • Experience shipping piping and enclosures is a bonus
  • Forklift certification is an asset
  • Ability to perform repetitive lifting; occasional heavy lifting is required.
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Ability to weigh and measure items
  • Team player who works well with others and brings a positive, outgoing attitude to the workplace
  • Able to influence and motivate employees within the business unit/s while holding them accountable to commitments


Who are we and why should you consider working for us?

  • Our organization is growing and there are opportunities to grow with the organization,
  • Our full-time employees are eligible for our RRSP matching program of up to 3% and we have a great benefits package,
  • We value our employees, and everyone has a voice in the organization,

AdvanTec Manufacturing offers competitive compensation packages, the rate of pay for this role will be based on experience & education. If you want to learn more about the organization, please visit our website at

If you think that you have what it takes and could thrive with this organization, then please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line of the email: 18-86 Shipping and Receiving Supervisor & your name by September 30, 2018.


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