Distribution Manager



  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Job Code: 9S7740291025
  • Posted: October 25, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Distribution Manager based in Calgary, Alberta.

Our client specializes in providing distribution, wholesome procurement and related services in relation to propane, heating oil and other refined fuels throughout Canada. They are currently looking to add a results-driven individual to their Calgary operations team with experience in route management and leading a team of seasoned dispatchers. 

This would be an ideal opportunity for someone to join a reputable organization that has been serving Canadians for 60 years!

The Role:

  • Implement strategic improvements in delivery and logistics to boost customer satisfaction by collaborating with the team members and managers
  • Team up with other delivery managers to develop, deploy and maintain best practices and consistently apply and enforce standardized process and procedures
  • Review, monitor, and evaluate the team and individual achievement of key performance indicators, including but not limited to, out of gas, customer failure, fill rate, asset and resource utilization, management of overtime expenses, and the achievement of customer service standards
  • Liaison with the Market Managers and Field Operations Managers to obtain feedback on day to day operations, routing and overall staffing activities
  • Manage the team of 5 to 10 and report directly to Director of Western Operations
  • Forecast deliveries
  • Manage delivery operations for AB, BC and ON

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of five years distribution, logistics or customer service experience
  • Post-secondary graduate, possessing a minimum of three to five years in operational management 
  • Training in logistics or distribution is an asset
  • Advanced computer skills, including Excel, Access, Outlook, and routing and mapping software
  • Excellent communication skills

Our client offers:

  • 3-4 weeks vacation to start
  • Full Benefits including; health, vision and dental
  • RRSP and Group Pension Savings Plan
  • 10% Bonus

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 Sushant Shah, Consultant. Visit our website at www.aplin.com 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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Sushant Shah

Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations



  • 403.351.2457
  • sshah@aplin.com

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