Director of Operations



  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Job Code: 9K97642696
  • Posted: September 10, 2018
The Job has been filled

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Director of Operations based in Edmonton, AB.

One of Canada’s leading transportation providers is looking for a dynamic leader to join their Edmonton team as a Director of Operations. This role is ultimately responsible to ensure customer satisfaction through effective, safe and collaborative management of the local operations team.

The Role:
  • Maintain and build relationships with customers
  • Improve current procedures and operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Communicate with customers to review results and develop action plans to ensure customer expectations are met 
  • Work closely with the Operations Managers and with other departments and managers to ensure that all aspects of the account are being executed
  • Balance the needs for high service levels and at the correct cost levels
  • Monitor and review costs ans effective allocation of both people and equipment resources
  • Participate in budgeting and review results through the use of reporting tolls
  • Responsible for Profit & Loss for the operation
  • Focus on and support Health and Safety and Compliance policies
  • Conducting regular formal employee reviews and informal feedback discussions
  • Actively participate in labour management initiatives
  • Work with the team to ensure any new accounts are transitioned effectively

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 10+ years of related work experience, transportation industry is REQUIRED
  • University graduate or technical diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience managing a team in a 24 x 7 operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and financial acumen 
  • MS Office proficiency 
  • Direct experience with staff scheduling in a variable work volume environment required

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Kelsey Stannard, Consultant, Supply Chain & Operations. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Supply Chain & Operations



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