Warehouse Manager - East Coast (Permanent)

Posting Date: 21 November 2019

Location: Halifax, CA, B3K 2A4

Company: Babcock

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Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


In this role, you will:


  • Oversee and provide clear direction and guidance for the management, tracking, and accounting of all material in the Halifax Warehouse.
  • Interface and maintain communication with all relevant stakeholders, internal and external
  • Assist in the maintenance of all related documentation and quality assurance  certification in accordance with applicable requirements
  • Develop reporting staff; set clear objectives; manage performance; develop skills and competencies
  • Contribute to the implementation of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Provide report generation in Babcock’s inventory/enterprise control systems
  • Assist in the development of Supply Chain Warehouse Processes and Procedures
  • Be responsible for the occupational Health and Safety of all direct reports
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary and reasonable to support the business.


As our ideal candidate,

  • You hold a High School Diploma or equivalent (College or University diploma an asset)
  • You have three (3) years current experience (within the last five years) working in a warehouse/inventory management environment
  • You have experience in material management for major equipment and systems
  • You have previous experience in a management role
  • You have proven project management skills including; budget, forecasting, and maintenance experience
  • You have an understanding of risk management processes
  • You have excellent stakeholder management skills
  • You are skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • A professional supply chain designation, such as Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) through the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) is considered an asset
  • You have experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Experience with either Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS) and Defence Resource Management Information System (DRMIS), would be considered an asset
  • You are available for occasional travel, both locally and across Canada
  • You are eligible for Canadian NATO Secret Security, International Trade in Arms Regulations, and Controlled Goods clearances


Applicants, please apply online through our website at http://www.babcockcanada.com/.

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing.  Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service

Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.

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