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Warehouse Manager (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Warehouse Manager (Permanent)

Victoria, BC

Expected Salary : $83,395 to $125,093


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 works in the Marine sector, where our teams provide critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. Our Canadian team is proud to be trusted to deliver key naval in-service support for the Royal Canadian Navy. We also operate in the Aviation sector, where Babcock ensures that the aircrew trainees of our partner nations receive the world’s best flying training. We deliver vital aerial emergency services and are proud to have been selected by the Government of Manitoba to deliver their wildfire suppression services, as well as key components of their critical air ambulance services.


Whether it is providing technical training instruction, developing training materials or maintaining critical training assets, Babcock is trusted by its customers to deliver world-class training solutions.


Babcock’s Purpose is to create a safe and secure world, together. Our Principles create the foundation for how we will do this. They keep us on the right course, unify the way we work and guide us towards success. By thinking, connecting, and acting in line with these Principles, we’ll deliver better outcomes for our Culture, Customers and Communities. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the Principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Challenge the status quo, Be Curious, and ask, ‘how might we?’
  • Whenever measuring success, Think: Outcomes and positive impacts.
  • Be Kind to ourselves, each other, and our planet.
  • Babcock employees Collaborate – we are greater than the sum of our parts,
  • Be Courageous – be brave, ambitious, and determined.
  • Everyone has a part to play - Own and Deliver to be successful.


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at


In this role, you will:


  • Lead and manage the day-to-day operations of Babcock Canada’s Marine Warehouses in support of the Victoria In Service Support Contract (VISSC), with Teams and sites on both the East and West Coast.
  • Provide optimal customer service to internal and external customers, demonstrating initiative and exercising superior judgement in a dynamic environment.
  • Develop and drive continuous improvement initiatives that support the business need to enhance capabilities and increase operational effectiveness.
  • Ensure the physical layout of the warehouses are optimized with high density storage capacity and efficient workflow applying Lean Manufacturing methodologies.
  • Own and manage project and corporate risks as they relate to warehousing and logistics in the marine business.
  • Develop and manage warehouse KPIs to ensure service level agreements are met and workforce planning is understood.
  • Champion a positive Health and Safety culture throughout the warehouses ensuring compliance with federal, provincial, local and corporate safety standards.
  • Maintain Babcock’s Quality Management System, ensuring process maps are current and reflect the requirements of the business.
  • Support the Corporate Quality function to ensure all material processes and procedures for responsible areas conform to the requirements of ISO9001/2000 and BS5750.
  • Act as a business partner, collaborating with internal stakeholders for planning/forecasting and establishing and maintaining appropriate controls to minimize the cost of inventory while improving material availability.
  • Manage the activities of staff including goal setting, performance evaluations, development plans, succession planning and time management.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary and reasonable to support the business.


As our ideal candidate you bring:


  • At least ten (10) years experience working in a warehouse/inventory operations environment.
  • Experience in material management for major equipment or in a manufacturing environment.
  • The ability to work professionally and objectively managing multiple stakeholders, providing a clear focus and consistency in approach. 
  • Proven project management skills including; budget forecasting, tracking and execution.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • The attributes required to champion a culture of continuous improvement and be output focussed, as you are self-driven and experienced in driving and motivating others to perform to targets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for collaboration with subject matter experts, colleagues, and users.
  • You have an understanding of risk management processes.
  • You are skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • You are experienced 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.
  • 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 hold a High School Diploma or equivalent (College or University diploma an asset).
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


Babcock Canada supports the safety and wellbeing of our employees through the following programs:


  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Wellness days
  • Supportive work life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families


Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


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